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SIPP suckers

Serious Fraud Squad estimates £32million in Self Invested Pension Plans at risk after investors place faith in slick sales promises of high returns.

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28th Mar 2012
Anthony Page
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Money & Finance

Scam emails. I must be a sucker!

An email scam almost caught me out yesterday, because I thought of my friend's plight rather than questioning the content and context of the messaging. Am I the only mug who didn't see straight through this?

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23rd Mar 2012
Anthony Page
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Credit downgrades - Moody's strikes again

The mood is moody as Moody's makes the government's job harder with a downgrade for some of our biggest banks. Meanwhile, George Osborne is reaching for the printing machines and Mervyn King is digging in, strapping on a steel helmet and fearing the worst

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7th Oct 2011
Alexander Hay
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World Economic Crisis – News round-up

The world economy is heading for a major recession. The Eurozone's in freefall. The US is on the skids, and China's following it. Adam Smith's heirs are feeling smug, and will anyone think of the (Greek) bankers?

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23rd Sep 2011
Alexander Hay
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The protest no one noticed

A small but driven protest movement against corrupt banks and big business starts to take root in America. But does anyone care enough to even pay attention? Meanwhile, the young middle classes are starting to get restless

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20th Sep 2011
Alexander Hay
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Cheque yourself (before you wreck yourself)

Cheques are effective, simple, future proof and still have a lot to offer both the young and the old

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24th Aug 2011
Alexander Hay
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Should the Press Watchdog 'strike off' dodgy journalists?

A firm regime is proposed to ward off statutory regulation

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18th Aug 2011
Alexander Hay
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Will a fall in petrol prices lead to lower utility costs?

In these austere times, lower bills would be much appreciated

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10th Aug 2011
Alexander Hay
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What is Obama really up to?

Machiavellian goings on up Capitol Hill

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1st Aug 2011
Alexander Hay
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At war with my utility supplier

The intricacies of paying for your electricity bill

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1st Jul 2011
Alexander Hay
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Money & Finance

Greek economic crisis - News Round-Up

First the hamartia, next the nemesis

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23rd Jun 2011
Alexander Hay
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Aussie Business Coach Scoops British Award

Acclaimed business coach, Andrew Priestley has won a Sales Professional of the Year gold star award at a glittering ceremony at the Lancaster London.

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27th May 2011
Andrew Priestley
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Budget 2011: news round-up

Will the boy George deliver the goods?

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23rd Mar 2011
Alexander Hay
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Money & Finance

'Breaking The Bank' - Inside Job review

This excellent documentary is both indictment and perhaps euology.

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22nd Feb 2011
Alexander Hay
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Money & Finance

Economy contracts: Real price of cuts

As today's contraction of the economy reveals, just slashing for ideology's sake is every bit as ruinous as just throwing money at things.

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25th Jan 2011
Alexander Hay
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Spending cuts: Osborne sharpens axe

When the government was formed as a coalition, I admit I had very little faith in its ability to focus on the malaise the nation was in, let alone formulate a plan that would offer a remedy.

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19th Oct 2010
Gareth Hargreaves
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Money & Finance

Housing and property prices: An uncertain outlook

The worst may be over in the housing market, but the future is still far from clear

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16th Sep 2010
Stewart Andersen
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The state of things

After months of flatlining, there is some tentative evidence to suggest that the property market is still alive...just. But media reports are sending mixed messages.

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16th Sep 2010
Stewart Andersen


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