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A crisis or a twist in the road to recovery?

A crisis or a twist in the road to recovery?

Comment: The housing market has endured a bumpy ride over the last decade, and the current lending rules may only prolong it

New rules create a nation of winners and losers

New rules create a nation of winners and losers

Comment: If you want a home loan, and you’re not in one of the favoured white-collar professions, you’ll have to jump through hoops

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How do I build up savings?

Jury still out on new rules

Jury still out on new rules

Too early to say – that’s the verdict of lenders and mortgage brokers on the onerous mortgage rules which came into force earlier this year

Irish and Spaniards got poorer as Dutch and Germans prospered, ECB says

Irish and Spaniards got poorer as Dutch and Germans prospered, ECB says

Irish citizens lost more of their personal wealth than any other euro zone country after the financial crash

Switch and feel warmer for winter

Switch and feel warmer for winter

With fuel poverty a sad fact of life for many households, it’s vital to realise the potential benefits of switching providers

Run for cover

Run for cover

With car insurance rates climbing, it’s no time to put up and pay up on that initial quote

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Ask Emma

How can I recoup operation costs?

Boom in rent means increased tax liabilities for landlords

Boom in rent means increased tax liabilities for landlords

Money Week

Money Week

News, reviews and previews

Ask Emma: Our money editor has all the answers

Ask Emma: Our money editor has all the answers

How do I treat a loss on a British rental property?

The Tax Take

The Tax Take

The new Beps rules mean smaller economies could lose tax revenues and foreign direct investment

Make light of taxing times

Make light of taxing times

Alan Moore presents a comprehensive guide to filing your tax return on time and maximising your pension reliefs

Pensions: the four things Noonan needs to do now

Pensions: the four things Noonan needs to do now

Comment: If retirement saving is going to become compulsory, the government has some groundwork to do

The smart way to top up your pension pot

The smart way to top up your pension pot

Tax relief on pension contributions is a useful way to reduce your tax bill – but don’t forget to weigh up your decision