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One in five working age people in the world don't know what their main source of income in retirement will be, a new report from HSBC reveals today. And two thirds believe they won't be able to cope financially once they stop working, The Future of Retirement: The power of planning report found. Worryingly...


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HSBC can announce that from next month (June 2011) it will offer a text message alert facility to all its overdraft customers, giving a warning of when they near their borrowing limit. This service will be free to request and is in addition to the bank's unique fee waiver policy (details below).


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Many homeowners continue to have misconceptions regarding factors which may help them to sell their property, according to a survey by leading mortgage provider HSBC. 40% of UK householders are likely to have spent the recent Bank Holidays making home improvements, with many redecorating rooms...


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40% of householders planning home improvement work over Bank Holiday weekends - Property experts warn that many home improvements may not increase home value While many people have been heading abroad or organising street parties over the Bank Holiday weekends...


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Zero fees on HSBC tracker mortgages until 5 June 2011 Freedom for borrowers to switch to a fixed rate without facing early repayment charges From 11 April until 5 June 2011, all HSBC tracker mortgages will be available with zero fees. Customers moving to HSBC face no booking fee...


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With imminent changes to the pension rules and a steadily ageing population, the issue of saving for retirement has never been more pressing. However, one question that remains is what is the best home for your retirement savings? New research from HSBC reveals that over the past 12 years since cash ISAs were launched...


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HSBC today announced that it is set to join the government's apprenticeship scheme which will initially provide nationally recognised qualifications to around 1,000 of its employees. The government is actively encouraging financial and professional services firms to set up such schemes.


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Stuart Beattie, HSBC's Head of Mortgages, said: 'HSBC welcomes the announcement by the Chancellor regarding the proposed government-backed shared equity scheme to help around 10,000 first-time buyers get on the first rung of the housing ladder.  'There are serious headwinds facing first time buyers.


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Widespread unawareness of current tax thresholds and changes that will take effect on 5 April 82% do not know the new Cash Isa allowance from April 84% do not know the personal allowance on income tax from April 91% do not know the personal allowance for over 65s on income tax from April As the end of the tax year...


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HSBC Amanah has again been named Best International Islamic Bank by Euromoney magazine, in its Islamic Finance Awards 2011. The awards are widely considered to be the most high profile accolades in the Islamic finance industry and annually recognise outstanding performance, quality, service...


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