Monthly Archives: November 2012

Can’t get no (banking) satisfaction– my Baillie Gifford column

in case you missed it, check out column for baillie gifford on how the banking sector is failing to engage young people by iona bain http://www.bgtrustonline.com/articles/opinion/banking-dissatisfaction.aspx

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On tour in Scotland–come see This Silent Forest!

I’m taking a wee break from the world of personal finance to go on tour with a fantastic band. This Silent Forest write mesmerising melodies and thoughtful, direct lyrics; they really are on a higher plane of musicianship. There’s something … Continue reading

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HERALD INVESTIGATION: moneysaving sites slammed for endorsing payday loans as debt crisis spreads to young and middle class

IONA BAIN Websites offering discounts and cashback on a range of purchases from clothes to washing machines have been a lifeline to Scots in the recession. But The Herald has discovered several companies in the money-saving sector endorse payday loans, … Continue reading

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Can rplan’s new online portfolio demystify investments for young people?

  The uncertainties, the complicated fees, the potential risks – no wonder young people are put off investing. I was invited to try out a new platform that aims to make this route clearer and easier for those that have … Continue reading

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Young Money Panel Event: YOUR CHANCE to hear top experts debating all the hottest financial issues affecting young people!

THIS WEDNESDAY – BOOK NOW! The big Young Money debate – your invitation What are the financial issues affecting today’s young people and how do these affect the rest of society? Following the significant interest in MRM’s recent report into … Continue reading

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