Insurance ‘stealth tax’ receipts hit record high

What does the chart show?It shows a steep increase in the amount of money raised from insurance premium tax (IPT) over the past 25 years. In 1994-95 — the year the tax was...

Clean up after the kids on the cheap with our money-saving tips — plus...

CLEANING up after your kids can be costly.  During the long summer break, parents can spend hours sorting out the mess little ones have made — or the clothes they have trashed. But there...

Lyft improves outlook despite projected loss of nearly $1 billion

Lyft predicts it will lose between $850 million and $875 million in 2019, an improvement from its previous prediction of over $1 billion.        READ SOURCE

Peers warn against advice urging tuition fees cuts

English universities could face “severe” financial consequences if the government follows the advice of an inquiry and cuts student fees to £7,500 a year, a cross-party House of Lords committee has warned. The...

Housebuilder snaps up land to take new town development to 1000 homes

Developers behind the new Midlothian town of Shawfair have concluded the sale of a 16.1 acre plot of land to Stewart Milne Homes . The site next to Danderhall, east of Edinburgh,...

Mrs Crunch shares the best deals and fresh produce available at supermarket counters

WANT the service of a small shop and the convenience of a supermarket? Head to the meat, fish, deli and bakery counters at big supermarkets. They are full of interesting options as well as...

Dow down, S&P 500 up: Stocks close mixed after trade and recession fears swing...

U.S. stocks were mixed on Wednesday as investors brushed off downbeat news abroad.        READ SOURCE

Review and reform of pension taper is overdue

Three years after its introduction by then chancellor George Osborne, the government has announced it will review the so-called pension taper and its impact on the public sector. The decision is an extremely...