Living the dream in your self-build home

B3KW10 Architect with blueprints standing inside house outline. Image shot 2008. Exact date unknown.
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Lower costs and higher quality may be the result of hard work

Advice & Comment

Properties, not pensions, are seen as the best long-term investment
– James Pickford
Why are banks so slow to activate direct debits? Two weeks seems too long
– Lucy Warwick-Ching
Chancellor George Osborne

Osborne plans ‘non-dom’ tax crackdown

End of inheritance status and increase of charge expected

Q&A: How exposed are you to Greece?

What the Greek crisis means for your assets

Solar Panel UK
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Q&A: Community shares

Fundraising is on the rise but should you invest?

Call for greater drawdown protection

Stronger safety net may be needed

Stanley Gibbons stamp shop on the Strand, London. A set of Penny Black stamps Photograph: Rosie Hallam
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How to . . . invest in stamps

The Penny Black is 175 years old

‘Workplace Isa’ to shake up pensions market

Ros Altmann floats idea of new forms of retirement saving

Diverse group of babies playing.
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Tax-free childcare initiative delayed

Subsidy for working parents will not address supply shortage

UK house price growth at 2-year low

Nationwide records monthly fall of 0.2% in June

Pensioners abroad face steep tax charges

HMRC cracks down on schemes for transferring savings overseas

PERSONAL FINANCE AWARDS

FT Money won Financial National Title of the Year at the Santander UK Financial Media Awards 2014


FT Money was named Publication of the Year for 2014 by the CFA Society of the UK


The team were also runners-up for Best Use of Social Media at the Santander Media Awards 2014


Pensions correspondent Josephine Cumbo was named Journalist of the Year for the national press by the Society of Pension Professionals

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