Property finance in the crowd

As the sector grows, so do warnings of the risks

Advice & Comment

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Companies analysis from this week’s edition of our sister publication, including SABMiller, Thomas Cook and JD Wetherspoon
SCOTTISH REFERENDUM

Devolution fear for financial services

Market rally after Scots’ no vote

Scottish tax powers afoot despite ‘No’

Devolution pledges extend Holyrood’s powers

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Borrowers face pension dilemma

Pension savings could be used to repay home loans

Fund rankings under scrutiny

Performance tables do not paint whole picture of funds

RAC warns over car tax evasion

Move from paper discs could cost Treasury £167m

Six years for five from Virgin

Bank launches six-year fix at same rate as five-year

Artemis unveils US fund range

Fund manager warns that US shares are not cheap, however

Pension schemes stick with hedge funds

US fund giant exits $4bn holding

Brides
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Pyramid scheme promoters convicted

Scheme rewarded ‘brides’ who signed up participants

PERSONAL FINANCE AWARDS

The Personal Finance section of FT.com won Best Use of Social Media at the Headline Money Awards 2013 in recognition of its podcast, tweets and blog posts.