Savings

How millennials and savings apps are making asset managers wake up and smell the coffee

Michael Katchen first tasted investing at age 12 when he won a stockpicking contest. Since then, the 30-year-old Canadian technology entrepreneur who runs Wealthsimple has taken a keen interest in managing his personal portfolio of stocks, mutual funds and exchange traded funds. He recognises, however, that for his generation this is a niche hobby. Mr […]

Leasehold
Housing and Property Mortgages

Leaseholds reforms aim to simplify much-criticised laws

Reforms to make the process of purchasing or extending a leasehold on a property “easier, cheaper and quicker” have been unveiled by the Law Commission as part of a government-commissioned review. The plans strengthen the rights of leaseholders seeking to buy their freehold or extend their lease, potentially saving them time and money. A unified […]