Here are five things clients may have read in the weekend's papers…
The Mail on Sunday presents a stark portrait of the effect stubbornly high inflation levels are having on the nation's savers, amounting to an annual loss of £17m. Savers are encouraged to think outside of the traditional model and consider the opportunities presented by adopting a greater degree of risk.
Fund manager picks
In response to Anthony Bolton's confirmation that he will no longer run the £700m Fidelity China Special Situations fund from next year, the Telegraph has assembled a list of five lower-profile fund managers currently delivering attractive returns for investors.
Record low buy-to-let mortgage rates coupled with high average rents has generated a new class of landlord. With the proportion of households renting privately having almost doubled from 1981 figures, the Guardian examines the people who are currently in the process of reaping an unparalled windfall.
The Independent reminds consumers that Mark Carney's commencement as the new bank of England governor today should put higher interest rates on the radar sooner rather than later. Those with high levels of debt in particular should start making preparations for a much tougher fiscal environment.
Rising mortgage rates
Mortgage rates might have fallen to record lows but consumers who are waiting to see how much more competitive the market gets are at risk of missing out on the deals currently available. Mortgage brokers have told the Sunday Times the market has quite possibly bottomed out, meaning that rates are set to rise.
Slow progress in improving diversity
Share purchase deal with assets of £28m
Came into effect in January
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