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Protect your portfolio from threat of rising prices

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Over time, inflation gnaws away at incomes, reducing spending power. This is something it's been easy to forget, amid the low inflation or even deflationary conditions of recent years.

MR MONEY MAKER: Investors should keep on Buffetting along

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The Sage of Omaha is finally stepping down - at some stage. We can learn from his experience and his words. And his investment acumen has been sharp and effective.

BT boss Philip Jansen urging investors to keep faith in his plans

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The 54-year-old is in the middle of an expensive upgrade of the telecoms company's broadband network, putting pressure on its finances. It has forced him to cancel the dividend temporarily.

MARKET REPORT: Takeover frenzy propels mid-caps to all-time high

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The mid-cap index shot up 1.3 per cent as takeover news lit a fire under Meggitt and St Modwen Properties shares. And the Footsie was propelled by a metals rally that lifted the index's miners.

We launch campaign to fight online financial fraud

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Criminals are using sophisticated internet investment scams to swindle life-changing sums from victims - leaving many pensioners destitute later in life.

ALEX BRUMMER: Attack on British aerospace industry

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The latest in the sights of a foreign predator is Meggitt, which is being stalked by acquisitive US engineering outfit Woodward. Meggitt has a British heritage which dates back to 1850.

Two more British firms targeted by foreign predators

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Meggitt is being circled in a move that threatens to further pummel Britain's engineering industry. And St Modwen Properties has received a £1.2billion offer.

Bills to wind down Greensill Capital estimated at more than £30m

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Greensill, which was run by Australian financier Lex Greensill and counted David Cameron as an adviser, went bust in March. It was the major funder to Sanjeev Gupta's GFG Alliance.

Never Go Broke authors on a This is Money podcast special

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This week saw the launch of new book - Never Go Broke: How To Make Money Out Of Just About Anything, co-written by This is Money personal finance editor Lee Boyce.

NS&I: Could a 2019 terms tweak cost you hundreds of pounds in tax?

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Hundreds of thousands of savers face the prospect of handing some of their savings interest to the taxman after two-year-old terms and conditions changes by NS&I begin to bite.

Best holiday deals for green list destinations and how to protect your booking

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Those looking to book up a holiday should not just look out for bargain prices, but consider how to financially protect themselves if trips cannot go ahead.

Scottish independence! Outer Hebrides sees biggest house price boom

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The remote Scottish islands might buck the usual 'location, location, location' check-list of must- have amenities - but they have seen house prices rocket by 50 per cent in the last five years.

Telecoms firms told to improve customer service by watchdog

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Telecoms companies need to go further in tackling customer service problems, despite the support they offered during the pandemic, the industry watchdog says.

SMALL CAP MOVERS: Chamberlin rises; InfraStrata tumble

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Management changes at metal basher Chamberlin appear to be going down well with the market. But it was a tough week for infraStrata, which saw shares plunge by 24 per cent.

Best credit cards deals for purchases, holidays and clearing debts

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Although availability of interest-free deals and cards is low by historical standards, it has bounced back in recent months and there are now plenty of decent options, even if they aren't as generous.

American Express to cut cashback on its credit cards by as much as 50%

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Amex's market-leading cashback credit cards are getting a little less generous, with the provider slashing how much customers earn by as much as 50 per cent in some cases.

New cars that lose and retain most value in three years revealed

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Britain's best and worst cars for depreciation have been revealed by What Car? in collaboration with valuations experts CAP HPI.

Citroen's My Ami Cargo is a tiny electric van with a 47-mile range

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The new commercial vehicle is based on the Citroen's diminutive Ami electric car, which measures in at a mere 2.4m long, 1.5m tall and 1.4m wide.

Can you make electric cars sound good? BMW hires Hans Zimmer

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Hours are spent getting cars to sound just right, but electric cars create a whole new problem. So can a leading composer match BMW's famed straight-six engine soundtrack?

How do you work out if companies are well run when stockpicking for your Isa?

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A well-run company is likely to perform better and avoid errors and scandal, but judging this can be a tough task for individual investors. We explain how to sift the evidence.