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Pensions triple lock may be axed

It comes after the Department of Work and Pensions’ own impact assessment suggested the triple lock is set to cost the government an additional £45bn over the next 15 years.

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Coventry Building Society launches Race for Life Bond

The Race for Life Bond is a 22 month savings bond paying the rate of 2.10% AER/gross p.a. fixed until 30 April 2015. In addition, the society will donate a


Get your financial house in order

“The impact of age and location on total household wealth undertaken by the ONS makes for interesting reading. Given that household wealth includes the value of the property that household members

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Consumers increase their levels of life cover

Men in their 30s have increased the amount they insure themselves for the most in the past year with the typical life assurance sum increasing by 20% according to new

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Retirement savers worry about their pension

Its research among retirement savers aged 45+ found 12% wish they hadn’t bothered saving for retirement while 6% are unhappy with their retirement savings despite the recent stock market revival


Most of Britain ill-prepared for retirement

AXA Wealth’s research, conducted by YouGov, shows that across the UK, on average, people think they will need £22,279.40 a year to live comfortably in retirement. However, with the savings plans


Household finances improve with more able to save

More households (45%) say they have money left over after paying bills and debts than in April 2012 (43%). And fewer (15%) say they are struggling to pay bills and debts


Fine wine market was flat in May

This is according to The Wine Investment Fund which said the Liv-ex 100 index fell by 0.3% and the Liv-ex Investables was exactly flat at 0.0% over the month. The


Want to move house by Christmas? Sell now

This is according to data from the Move with Us’ Market Review which analyses 750,000 market properties with “With summer now in full swing, Christmas is the last thing


Few credit card users know about personal pricing

A surge in offers for balance transfer cards with lengthy zero per cent introductory rates of up to 27 months and other special deals has provided a boost to the