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Cameron-era focus on first-time home buyers is dropped by Theresa May

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Retail launch of US giant’s cheap passive funds exerts downward pressure on fees

Parties differ hugely on tax, social care, pension and housing policies

May’s state-sponsored equity release scheme is a fair solution to a thorny problem

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Vanguard’s online funds service has sent shockwaves through the industry

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Government measures to cool the market have hit ‘smaller players’

Business property relief plans now sold to those with smaller estates

Value of the pound becomes a key driver for rising prices

Fund manager’s move shows confidence in UK economy, say analysts

Losing their defined benefit scheme would put politicians on a par with constituents

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Don’t worry about what you can’t control — leave your portfolio alone

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