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Financial Times launches redesigned FT Money supplement

The Financial Times will tomorrow unveil a new look to its FT Money supplement, featuring new sections and a refreshed design to enhance its award-winning content.

FT Money is the Financial Times’ personal finance supplement, providing clear, unbiased comment and analysis on personal finance products and services to help people save and invest wisely. This week, it was named Best Consumer Financial Title in the Santander Media Award.

The refreshed section will provide readers with insightful and engaging coverage, with a stronger focus on investment issues; equipping them with the knowledge and confidence to manage their wealth just as sweeping regulatory changes put professional financial advice beyond the reach of many investors.

New content features include:

  • ‘Market Insight’, where invited guest contributors provide thought-provoking and sometimes controversial commentary;

  •  Regular features, investigations and interviews, starting with a look at the many ways in which HMRC is cracking down on tax fraud;

  • A new monthly column by John Redwood, using a portfolio of passive, index-tracking vehicles to gain exposure to key themes;

  • ‘Best of the Investors Chronicle’, share trading ideas from the UK’s oldest and most respected specialist investment publication.

  • ‘How to’ guide, offering practical advice on subjects ranging from complaining about a provider to speculating on the weather;

  • ‘Armchair Alphaville’, a selection of the week’s best postings from the FT’s popular and award-winning markets and companies blog.

Jonathan Eley, who was recently appointed editor of FT Money, said, “FT Money is an independent and trustworthy source of news and analysis on a variety of personal finance topics. The redesign will sharpen our focus on the issues that really matter to our readers – such as tax planning, saving for children, moving up the housing ladder and retirement – and help them get the big financial decisions right.”

Separately, Norma Cohen has joined the FT Money team as demographics correspondent. A distinguished FT journalist and most recently an economics reporter, Cohen will offer FT Weekend readers insightful commentary on big-picture issues including demographics, economic and social policy and long-term investment returns.

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For further information please contact:

Kristina Eriksson Head of Communications, EMEA
T: +44(0)20 7873 4961
E: kristina.eriksson@ft.com

Darcy Keller Deputy Director of Global Communications
T: +1 (0) 212-641-6614
E: darcy.keller@ft.com

Azmar Sukandar Head of Communications, Asia Pacific
T: +852-2905-5519
E: azmar.sukandar@ft.com

About the Financial Times:

The Financial Times, one of the world’s leading business news organisations, is recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Providing essential news, comment, data and analysis for the global business community, the FT has a combined paid print and digital circulation of more than 600,000 (Deloitte assured, Q3 2012) and a combined print and online average daily readership of 2.1 million people worldwide (PwC assured, May 2012). FT.com has more than 5 million registered users and over 312,000 paying digital subscribers. The newspaper has a global print circulation of 293,326 (ABCs, October 2012).

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