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    Oct 14

    What next for interest rates?

    Why the days of ultra-low interest rates look numbered Inflation figures recently showed a sharper than expected drop in prices, cementing expectations that any rise in interest rates would be delayed until next year. 'Smart' money</...

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    Sep 14

    Save smart and make your existing money grow

    5 tips to help you be more confident about your financial future 1 Always have some money that you can access easily and quickly for emergencies, before looking to invest for the longer term. It's reassuring to know you've got money set aside to cov...

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    Aug 14

    Demystifying quantitative easing

    Reviving consumer spending and economic growth Since the global financial crisis, both the Bank of England and the US Federal Reserve have used the policy of quantitative easing (QE) to try to revive consumer spending and economic growth. When the economy is struggling, cutting interest rates is the traditional way to get us to spend...