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Pension Freedoms Leave Women £50,000 Worse Off Than Men

Women are almost £50,000 worse off in retirement than men, says a new study. Pension freedoms give women 37% less pension income a year than...

Scammers Pose As Fraud Busters To Trick Pension Savers

Retirement savers need to tread carefully online as pension scammers posing as consumer-friendly businesses are offering anti-fraud advice on their web sites. Financial watchdog The...

Switzerland: Pensions And Retirement For Expats

Expats flock to Switzerland for the high standard of living and good wages - but few realise how the Swiss pension system will affect...

Did You Hit The Financial Crunch At 35?

If you are aged around 35 years old, the chances are you have hit a financial wall as you juggle with a mortgage, bringing...

Government Targets Rip-Off Fees Charged By Property Agents

Letting and property management agents are under fire from the government for rip-off fees and unfair dealings with landlords and tenants. Communities Secretary Sajid Javid...

Shoppers Are Losing Contact With Their Cash

Contactless smartphone payments are becoming more popular and threaten to replace cash soon. The number of contactless payments doubled last year while cash withdrawals plummeted...

Families Who Stay Together Spend Together

The pattern of how families share their wealth are changing, says new research. Young adults relying on hand-outs from their parents are still popular, but...

MPs Ready To Take On Pension Scammers

Pension scammers are coming under fire from MPs who want to do more to stop fraudsters preying on vulnerable savers. The UK Work and Pensions...

Too Many Pension Savers Set To Run Out Of Cash Too...

Retirement savers face a crunch time because they are spending too much pension cash when they are younger and severely underestimating how long they...

Companies Will Suffer Most From South Africa Tax Reform

Financial experts fear new tax rules for expats will blight the South Africa economy. The rules abolish the country’s expat tax exemption for South African’s...

FATCA List – April 2019

The US Internal Revenue Service’s list of foreign financial institutions reporting to them under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) increased by 4,440...

How To Top Up Your State Pension

If you have missed some vital years that mean your state pension is less than expected, don't despair because you can buy a top...

Big Fines Await Workers Saving Too Much In Pensions

Workers are often chastised for not saving enough for retirement, but fines lie in wait for the tens of thousands who save too much. The...

Young Adults Trapped In A Money Spiral They Can’t Escape

It seems most of us feel unfulfilled financially and despair they will never have enough spare money to spend how they like. This despondent thought...

3m Taxpayers Holding Offshore Accounts Under Scrutiny

Overseas tax authorities have revealed the tax secrets of around 3 million UK taxpayers with offshore accounts in more than 100 countries. Masses of information...

Life’s Milestones Are Coming Much Later For Adults

Life’s financial milestones don’t come so thick and fast nowadays, according to the latest official data detailing the rites of passage into adulthood. We used...

SIPP Providers Paying Out More Than Savers Put In

SIPP providers paid £3 billion more to pensioners than they picked up in contributions in the last three months of 2018. Pensioners were paid £15...

HMRC Forces Firms To Hand Over Confidential Client Papers

HM Revenue & Customs is secretly collecting evidence about the financial affairs of suspected tax dodgers from professional service businesses. HMRC’s Criminal Investigation Directorate issued...

Watchdog Lifts Lid On Hush-Hush Scam Investigators

Britain’s leading financial watchdog has lifted the lid on how pension scams are investigated - and revealed 20 scammers are under scrutiny for suspected...

Talking About Your Death Is The Last Taboo

Millions of people who have drafted a will refuse to talk about the details with their loved ones, according to new research. While document is...