This title is all about money; how to borrow it, save it, invest it - and how to protect what you already have. It should be a useful guide in helping you to reach sensible decisions based on what you want and need, now and in the future, to recognize good products and appropriate strategies for your particular circumstances, and to know where to go for advice. For this edition all the information has been updated to include details of the March 2003 budget. The book makes use of case studies, charts and tables, and includes sections on: savings, borrowing, protection, general insurance, buying your home, pensions, lump-sum investments, the stock market, pre- and post-retirement planning and inheritance.
About the Author
Diana Wright is the personal finance consulting editor for the Sunday Times. Her previously published books include, ‘A Guide to Mortgages’ and ‘A Consumer’s Guide to Lump Sum Investment’. She has won numerous awards for journalism, including the Golden Pen Award for Personal Finance Journalism sponsored by the Co-operative Bank.