Tag Archives: Government Loan

Tax-efficient University Savings

Students matriculating in September 2011 in England and Wales will be part of the last year to benefit from the current university and college course charging structure. The well publicised rises in university and college tuition fees means that assuming modest inflation of 2.5%, the same student starting university or college in 2020 could need […]

Depositor Protection

The special additional cover given to Northern Rock depositors is being withdrawn. When Northern Rock became Northern Wreck in September 2007, the Treasury issued a statement saying that it would guarantee all the bank’s deposit accounts in being at midnight on19 September 2007. The guarantee covered future interest payments, movements of funds between accounts and […]

Wealth Check: ‘I want to retire at 40. Am I deluded?’

Case Study Taken from The Independent, Saturday 10 January 2009 Nick Eddy, 27, is originally from Victoria, Australia and has been living in London for less than a year. He is a civil engineer and has been working in construction management for the 2012 Olympic Games for the past four years. Nick doesn’t have an […]