Saving & Investing

China’s economic slowdown could threaten global growth, says the IMF

The International Monetary Fund has warned that a slowdown in growth in China and problems on the Chinese stockmarket could mean lower levels of growth around the world

The FSCS savings compensation scheme limit is falling to £75,000

If you have more than £75,000 in a bank or building society, you may not be covered by the savings compensation scheme from 2016Currently, up to £85,000 of savings are protected – that’s money you can have in any one bank or building society (or credit union), or money that’s spread between different banks or building societies if they share a banking licence/authorisation from the regulator

Autumn Statement 2013: what are the key points?

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The big headline from the Autumn Statement is that the state pension age is likely to rise to 68 in the mid 2030s, which could affect anyone born after 1967