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Savers Spend More Time Choosing A Car Than On Their Pensions

People spend more time on choosing a new car or choosing the colours and tiles for a new bathroom than they do on deciding...

Sandwich Generation Facing Poverty In Retirement

The financial plight of the over 40s approaching in retirement has been revealed in full by a new study. Dubbed the ‘sandwich generation’ because they...

Rich Getting Richer, But Future Is Not All Golden

The world economy may stutter, but the number of ultra-wealthy has surged by 10% in the past year, according to new data. To join the...

One In Four Families Checked For IHT Dodges

Tax investigators are targeting a quarter of bereaved families who they suspect of understating inheritance tax. HM Revenue & Customs has increased the number of...

Prime Property Prices Still Going Through The Roof

Wealthy luxury homebuyers in China are continuing to skew prime property prices in the Asia Pacific, according to new research. Although the Chinese government has...

How Do Billionaires Invest Their Cash?

If you are a billionaire or an investor with more modest means, looking for the best returns for your money is always the top...

Divorced Women Miss Out On Their Share Of Pension Cash

Divorced woman are struggling to make ends meet in retirement because they are missing out on a share of their former partner’s pension. Despite tough...

Expats Rate The Best And Worst Places To Live

Some of the most popular global destinations have picked up a thumbs down as good places to live from expats. Kuwait stays anchored to the...

Pensions Lifeboat Must Lift Cap On Pay Outs

The government’s pensions lifeboat could pick up a bill for millions of pounds after a court ruling has lifted a cap on payments to...

Savers Don’t Have Enough Spare Cash For Pensions

A rising number of workers are blaming a lack of cash for not saving enough in a pension, according to new research. More than half...

Homes Are Too Expensive To Buy For Many Americans

After a decade of rising prices, the US property boom seems to be finally fizzling out because homes are too expensive for ordinary workers...

Generous Golden Goodbyes Are Draining Pension Funds

Pensions watchdogs have warned 14 companies to cut the size of golden goodbyes they are offering savers to leave their retirement schemes. The Pensions Regulator...

Strong US Dollar Impacts Expat Pay Packages

Brexit and the falling pound have made Britain a cheaper destination for expat workers, says new research. As most expat contracts are denominated in US...

Watch Out For Scammers Who Want To Loot Your Pension

Fraudsters looting lifetime savings from pensions with scams grab an average £91,000 from each victim. Now, financial regulators and the police have launched a campaign...

How To Lend Money To Your Family

Lending money to friends and family often comes with a huge guilt burden rather than a feelgood factor for helping someone out. You either caved...

Rescued Company Pensions £190 Billion In The Red

Britain’s workplace pensions have a black hole of nearly £190 billion, according to the latest data. The government’s lifeline for retirement savers, the Pension Protection...

How To Leave Tax-Free Pension Cash To Your Children

Planning to pass on money to children is often a priority for retirement savers - but what’s the best way to do this? Many savers...

Property Wealth Is No Solution To Pension Crisis

Relying on a property pension is not a solution for anyone approaching retirement with a savings shortfall, warn financial experts. Although three out of four...

How Much Cash Would Solve Your Retirement Money Worries?

£114,436 is the magic number for the cash over 55s believe they need in the bank to bolster their retirement income. The figure comes from...

It’s Time To Celebrate Tax Freedom Day

British taxpayers have put in a shift of 148 days working to pay their income tax to the government this year - now they...