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Retired and renting

Two in five of these retired renters are former homeowners who, for various reasons, have made the decision to sell up. The Prudential study found that retired people’s decision to

News , Property

Are you claiming pension credits?

With figures from Department for Work and Pensions indicating that up to £2.8bn in pension credit is not taken up, it is thought that about one in three of those


Wealth managers neglecting clients

findaWEALTHMANAGER, a website that matches clients with suitable private banks and investment managers, tracked why clients were thinking of leaving their existing wealth manager in the first half of the


How much will you pay for care?

The calculator will show how much individuals will have to pay before they reach the cap, how many years it is likely to take before they reach it and how


Investors bail on fixed income bonds

The exodus from bonds in Europe mirrored events in the United States in relative terms. Long-term funds also suffered significant outflows in June, with investors withdrawing some €31bn. Long term


Heatwave boosts British high street sales

The survey of 60 retailers saw year-on-year high street sales this month grow at a stronger pace than expected, after a flat first half of 2013 – the first rise

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Boost state pension looking after grandchildren

Many working-age grandmothers and fathers could qualify for Class 3 National Insurance credits for looking after children aged under 12 – which can be used to top up their income

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Pret a pension – how much could you save?

Spending £6 on lunch at Pret A Manger 16 times in a month costs £96. If a 25-year-old were to put that money into a pension instead, Liberty SIPP suggests

News , Tax Efficient Investing

Credit unions and the Church explained

Welby told Total Politics magazine that credit unions – financial co-operatives run for the benefit of members – should and will compete with payday loan companies to offer borrowers better


Signs Eurozone economy is recovering

The early and incomplete print for the July output/business activity index jumped from 48.7 to 50.4 – above the neutral 50 mark. The rise in the index was better than