One of the newest, but best, effects of true price competition here in the UK has been the way that Lidl has changed the shopping habits of many. In the murky world of fund management charges Vanguard has been having a similar effect.
For those of you fortunate enough to be over the age of 65 the Government's "pensioner bonds" are offering some very attractive rates for you. The Chancellor has announced that they will pay 2.8% p.a. for a one-year bond and 4% p.a. for a three-year
I don’t know about you but normally when I get this close to Christmas the stress of finding that right present (in my case for Shona) can really get to me. Even with the advent of the internet, Christmas shopping must be close to the
From time to time I am asked to pen an article for the trade press. Below is my latest copy which provides an explanation of the differences between Dimensional Fund Advisers and Vanguard. I write about DFA whereas Vanguard is reviewed by Martin Green of
We are delighted to announce that following lengthy discussions with Standard Life we have managed to secure a 'large firm' discount on your Wrap charge with immediate effect. This is great news and coupled with the low 'institutional' fund charges you already enjoy -- from