Personal Finance

Karen Blakeman on December 20th, 2012

Prices for six items in “The Twelve Days of Christmas” song on par with 2011, but drought causes swans and geese prices to soar  Christmas has many traditions and one of the more recently established ones is the Christmas Price Index compiled by PNC Wealth Management. The 29th annual survey reveals that an improving US economy […]

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PNC Wealth Management’s annual  review of their Christmas Price Index (CPI) has revealed that this year True Love will have to pay USD 23,439 for his gifts, an increase of USD 1,974 on last year’s prices. The CPI was started in 1984 and surveys the cost of the gifts given by True Love in the […]

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Karen Blakeman on February 7th, 2009

This page on MoneySavingExpert. com provides information on the protection offered by the FSCS (Financial Services Compensation Scheme) for UK savers. It outlines what type of savings and investments are covered by the scheme, should your bank or building society collapse. If you are in the fortunate position of having saved more than £50,000 – […]

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Karen Blakeman on December 21st, 2008

If you have lost track of a bank or building society account Lost Accounts can help you find it. This is a free service set up by the British Bankers’ Association, the Building Societies Association and National Savings and Investments. Together they represent most of the firms that offer savings and current accounts in the UK. […]

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