The new tax year is ushering in a new Isa – the Lifetime Isa. But is the latest addition to the Isa family taking what used to be a simple savings account too far from its roots? (more on Lifetime Isas…)
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The Chancellor has given his first Spring Budget today and maybe, as expected, we’re left waiting for his Autumn Budget to see any big changes. So what do you make of the announcements?
The Chancellor delivered his first and last Autumn Statement yesterday after announcing that this annual political event will be scrapped. There were some interesting announcements for consumers yesterday – so, what do you think to this year’s Autumn Statement?
Our research has found that nearly half of those over 50 aren’t sure of the value of their pension. But knowing these details is vital for making informed retirement decisions. So do you know what’s in your pension pot?
Following a Which? investigation into state pension forecasts it’s clear to us that the Department for Work and Pensions still has improvements to make. (more on state pension forecasts…)
Below seemingly calm waters, there are steely-eyed predators seeking to snatch away your retirement money. Could you spot a pension scam?
As the Queen takes off her crown, exits Parliament and heads back to Buckingham Palace, we’ve taken a look at the Government’s legislative agenda for 2016-17, following this year’s Queen’s Speech.
Last week the UK voted to leave the EU. Whatever your views on Brexit, it’s clear that we’re set for a period of uncertainty when it comes to our personal finances.
It’s not often that you peek under a stone and find a hundred billion bugs. But that’s what happened when I looked into the scale of workplace pensions that are invested in default funds that use ‘lifestyling’.
The new state pension is designed to be simpler, clearer and fairer. But if you know one thing about the state pension, it’s likely to be this: it’s complicated.
If you’ve tried to release your pension early, then you may have come across an unwelcome early exit fee. Well, the Government has confirmed a cap on excessive early exit fees for pension savers. So is this good news for you?
A bad financial decision could be a costly mistake to make. So for those complex choices it can be worth seeking good advice. But not everyone does. So have you ever thought about financial advice before?
In April this year the state pension system is changing. It’s designed to be clearer and fairer, yet it has provoked some confusion. Do you know how the new state pension will affect you?
The Government’s consultation into pension transfers and early exit charges closes soon. Here’s the Economic Secretary to the Treasury, Harriett Baldwin, asking for your views.