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ifs Insights

Welcome to ifs University College Insights. This area of the website is home to a wide variety of Industry Insights, blogs, news and other content from ifs University College. Check back regularly for all the latest updates, or alternatively sign up for the RSS feed below. You can also follow us on social media to keep up to date with all of ifs University College's activities.

    • Blog

    Wendy Chowne: The 2016 Budget and the Money Advice Service



    • Wendy Chowne Column
    Wendy Chowne
    May 27, 2016
    One of the seemingly minor Budget announcements was that of the disbanding of the current Money Advice Service, but what will be the impact on consumers and financial institutions?
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    • Industry Insights

    Barclaycard 50th anniversary: The story of the UK's first credit card



    • Barclaycard has been around for 50 years
    David Lascelles
    May 24, 2016
    As Barclaycard reaches its 50th anniversary this year, we look back to the card's launch as the UK's first credit card, and how Derek Wilde changed British banking forever with just a six-page plan.
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    • News

    APPG report reveals there is still much to do on financial education in schools



    • Students learning about financial education in school
    Eoghan Hughes
    May 23, 2016
    Our response to the latest report from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Financial Education which sets out a range of proposals for enhancing young people's financial capability.
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    • News

    Dr Peter Hahn discusses investment banking on The Today Programme



    • Peter Hahn, Henry Grunfeld Professor of Banking
    Eoghan Hughes
    May 20, 2016
    Dr Peter Hahn, the Henry Grunfeld Professor of Banking, has appeared on The Today Programme to speak about the challenges facing the investment banking industry.
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    • Student Life

    7 benefits of joining a student society



    • Student society campus photo
    Ryan Ciecko
    May 18, 2016
    Joining a student society is one of the best things you can do while completing your degree. There are so many benefits to joining a student society - it's a great way to meet new people, have some fun, and in some cases, even help improve your future career prospects!
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    • Student Life

    The work, study and family balance: Exam dates and textbooks, textbooks, textbooks



    • Compressed L Bridge 05.04.2016
    Gabbi Stopp
    May 17, 2016
    What's it like to go back to part-time study, while managing full-time work and family responsibilities? Gabbi Stopp writes about what it's like to juggle all three. This week, she's focused on study sessions and exam prep.
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    • Media

    In pictures: the 2016 ifs Student Investor Challenge final



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    Eoghan Hughes
    May 12, 2016
    On April 27, the 2016 Student Investor Challenge final was held at ifs University College. Eight teams of four students from schools across the UK battled it out to be named the 2016 Student Investor Challenge champions, and win a trip to New York and £2000.
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    • News

    Teen investors triumph to win UK Student Investor Challenge



    • The winning Student Investor Challenge team from Tiffin school with Alison Pask
    Eoghan Hughes
    May 11, 2016
    A team of four students from Tiffin School have beaten out tens of thousands to take home the title of the 2016 UK Student Investor Challenge champions.
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    • Blog

    Mid-market loan liquidity: What it means



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    Ouida Taaffe
    May 11, 2016
    It's suggested that there is plenty of liquidity for those in that segment that want to borrow and that, at some point, banks are going to have to start making more money from the loan product, but companies are not looking to tap the available liquidity.
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