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Parents Start Saving For Private Education Before Babies Are Born

The cost of  a private education is so expensive that young couples are saving for school and university fees before their child is born. More...

Clear Winner In Investment Battle Of The Sexes

The battle of the sexes has crept on to the trading floors of stock exchanges with the result that women are better investors than...

Young Savers Bear Brunt Of State Pension Costs

Young workers must save more to fund their retirement because governments cannot sustain paying for public pensions, says a report from the International Monetary...

Bosses Top Up Pension Deficits With Your Money

It's good news If your boss is trying to plug a deficit in your workplace final salary pension, but the bad news it's your...

Pension Firms Still Ripping Off Savers With High Charges

Financial watchdogs have revealed pension providers are still ripping off hundreds and thousands of retirement savers with high charges. Around 300,000 savers have smaller than...

How To Pay Less Tax With A Pension

Most people would like to see their money go further but lack the financial expertise to make the most of their pension and savings. But...

Watch Out For Pension Liberation Scams, Says Watchdog

Financial watchdogs are warning retirement savers to watch out for scammers after banning pension trustees considered unfit to look after millions of pounds of...

Don’t Fritter Expat Tax-Free Cash On Stuff You Don’t Need

Earning a tax-free salary is not always a recipe that leads to financial freedom for British expats. Although working overseas often means a lower cost...

Royal Mail Pension Closure Will Be No Red-Letter Day

Closing one of Britain’s largest final salary pension schemes is unlikely to be a red-letter day for the Royal Mail as workers threaten industrial...

Pension Savers Lose £9 Billion With Poor Fund Choices

Just saving into any pension and hoping for the best might not be the most effective way to put aside enough money to fund...

£1m Lifetime Limit Isn’t A Savings Cut-Off, Says Minister

Despite the gripes about the decreasing lifetime savings limit on retirement pots, Pension Minister Richard Harrington believes the £1 million cap is too generous. In...

Average Pension Pot Grows As Millions Save More

The average size of a British saver’s pension pot on retirement has soared to £50,000, according to research by a giant financial firm. Pension funds...

What Do You Know About New Pension And Tax Rules?

April 6 is the start of the new financial year, and this year, a host of new pension and tax rules start. As a retirement...

Fake News Flood Distorts Financial Thinking

Fears that fake news distorts the integrity of retirement advice and concerns that even the Bank of England does not feel economic forecasts are...

Pension Savers have No Clue About How Much They Need

Although most of us would like to think we have control of our finances, new research shows that 40% of workers over 40 years...

Pension Savers Caught Claiming Too Much Tax Relief

Thousands of retirement savers face financial penalties because they are claiming too much tax relief on the money they pay into pensions. HM Revenue and...

Flexible Retirement Means Working Until 70 For Millions

Hard-up retirement savers could work into their 70s to top up their pensions because they are not putting enough cash away while they are...

Pension Taper Relief Is Too Complicated To Work Out

Wealthy retirement savers could be missing out on maximising tax relief on pension contributions because the rules for claims are too complicated. Around of third...

Can You Afford To Spend £420,500 In Retirement?

A typical couple spends £1.9 million over their lifetime, according to new research from retirement specialists. The first £1 million is gone by the age...

How The Tapered Allowance Impacts Pensions

Wealthy retirement savers should be aware of the tapered annual allowance that caps the cash they can put into a pension each year. Breaking the...