when three sextillion isn’t enough

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when three sextillion isn’t enough

May 21st, 2009

When the author of this article (Michael Baxter from Defaqto) was a little boy he once asked his father what number came after a trillion. Don’t be silly, came the reply, you will never need to know that. Well, it … Continued

irrational behaviour of investors

May 19th, 2009

Investors are strange creatures: they wait until the market has risen before they put money in and then sell out when the market has plunged – or worse, hold on to a floundering stock, waiting for it to get back … Continued

Pension Statistics

May 15th, 2009

Research by Key Retirement Solutions has found that 1 in 3 pensioners still have an outstanding mortgage with an average mortgage debt of £43,069 and average monthly mortgage payment of £205. According to the Prudential 2009 retirement survey UK workers … Continued

Saving Statistics

May 15th, 2009

Information compiled by ‘Credit Action’ for May 2009 says almost a third (32%) of the British population does not have money set aside to help them cope if an emergency were to arise. The average amount each person believes they … Continued

Budget 2009

April 23rd, 2009

The Government’s objective for Budget 2009 is to build a strong economy and a fair society, where there is opportunity and security for all. Whether that will be delivered remains to be seen. What is clear is that taxes will … Continued

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