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TONY HETHERINGTON: I paid for a flight I couldn’t use

Tony Hetherington is Financial Mail on Sunday’s ace investigator, fighting readers corners, revealing the truth that lies behind closed doors and winning victories for those who have been left out-of-pocket. Find out how to contact him below.  K.M. writes: Last January, we booked our family holiday to France, with an …

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ME AND MY MONEY: Big Brother star invests in property

Handy: TV presenter Craig Phillips Former bricklayer Craig Phillips made hundreds of thousands of pounds as the first ever winner of TV’s Big Brother 20 years ago, but says his best money making venture has been to invest in buy-to-let property.  The 49-year-old spoke to DONNA FERGUSON from his home …

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JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Lloyds shows cash CAN survive

Our longstanding campaign to keep cash on the high street has not been lost in all the coronavirus fog. Far from it.  Although the Government has already promised to legislate to preserve access to cash, it seems that some organisations are prepared to act now to give a cash lifeline …

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Barclays plotting to rival Hargreaves Lansdown

Barclays is plotting to ramp up its investor platform to create a rival to Hargreaves Lansdown.  Finance boss Tushar Morzaria has said Barclays plans to grow its DIY platform Smart Investor to lure customers of the FTSE100 giant built by Peter Hargreaves and Stephen Lansdown.  Expansion: Finance boss Tushar Morzaria …

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L&G ECOMMERCE LOGISTICS FUND soars

The investment arm of insurer Legal & General is one of the world’s leading proponents of index fund management – running funds that track a specific stock market index such as the FTSE100 or FTSE All Share.  As its success has grown, L&G Investment Management has become more adventurous and …

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MIDAS SHARE TIPS UPDATE: Cake Box serves up profit treat

Economic figures are grim, unemployment is shooting up and retailers across the country are battening down the hatches. Not Cake Box. The specialist cake chain last week reported upbeat half-year figures and said prospects are better than ever.  Admittedly, chief executive Sukh Chamdal kept every outlet shut for the first …

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