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DB Pension Transfers Top Out At Record High – For The...

Employers were offering record £260,400 pension transfer values at the start of September before the value of golden goodbyes dropped dramatically. The peak was hit...

Over 55s Are The Worst At Not Saving Enough

Millions of people are failing to save enough and barely have enough cash to see out a month if they lost their jobs, according...

G7 Scrutiny Tips The Balance For Backers Of Facebook’s Libra

It’s crunch time for Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project as all but one major payment provider has dropped out of the consortium to bring banking...

Money Is Still A Taboo Subject For Couples In Retirement

Money is a taboo topic for tens of thousands of retired couples who keep financial secrets from their partners. Rather than paint a rosy picture...

Pension Scammers Trick Savers Out Of Millions

Three scammers who tricked more than 200 savers to switch £12 million of retirement cash to a pension liberation scam have been banned from...

Bumper State Pension Boost On The Way For Expats

Expats lucky enough to have their state pension boosted by the UK government each year can expect a 4% rise - but thousands will...

Judges Throw Out State Pension Age Challenge From Women

A legal challenge to overturn the government’s decision to raise the state pension age for women was thrown out by the High Court in...

Retirement Saving Numbers That Just Don’t Add Up

Few of savers put enough cash aside to fund a comfortable retirement, but studies suggest this is because most people don’t understand how much...
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Tax Man Grabs A Record £5.4 Billion From Families Paying IHT

The number of families paying death duties has reached a new high - although who pays most depends on their postcode, according to official...

Brexit No Deal Fears Triggers Expat Exodus

Tens of thousands of British expats want to hand back their passports because they are so worried about their residence rights after Brexit. A poll...

Stressed Brits Spend Hours On Life Admin Every Day

The average British adult spends 34 minutes carrying out life admin, like dealing with money and filling out forms for insurance. Add to that another...

Five Big Money Mistakes Savers Make Before Retirement

Most people look forward to their retirement as a time for some peace and relaxation away from the torment of daily toil they have...

Falling Gilts Push Up Pension Deficits

Falling gilt yields are impacting on the values of pension funds, according to new data. Long term gilt interest rates have dropped 0.3% since the...

Savers See Pension Transfer Values Hit A New High

Retirement savers switching their defined benefit funds have been offered the highest golden goodbyes ever by their company pension schemes. Average transfer values hit a...

Over 55s Pay For Kid’s Home Because It’s A Nice Thing...

Saving for retirement used to mean putting money aside to fund  a financially comfortable old age, but no more. Today’s over 55s are increasingly spending...

Ex-Minister Reveals Small Pot Pension Hack

Former Pensions Minister Steve Webb has revealed a money hack that exploits a loophole for retirement savers. He urges savers with two or more pension...

Plan To Retire At 75 Is Like Abolishing Retirement

A controversial study recommending that the state pension age is raised to 75 years old is tantamount to abolishing retirement, claims a pensioners’ group. Right-wing...

Over 55s Need £184,000 For A Comfortable Retirement

Inheriting cash is a big disappointment for the over 55s, who say that they need £184,000 to comfortably live out their lives but are...

Government Pension Lifeboat Deficits Double In A Month

The government’s pension rescue lifeboat has seen the deficit of safeguarded schemes tumble into the red by tens of billions of pounds. The Pension Protection...

Shariah Banks Want To Help Expats Buy Property

Expats struggling to find a home or buy to let mortgage in the UK could find a Shariah compliant mortgage may suit their needs. With...