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Savings: Popularity of ISAs on the decline

Popularity of ISAs on the declineFor years Individual Savings Accounts, ISAs for short, have been the most popular option for savers and investors alike. However, it now appears they are declining in popularity. Figures released by HMRC show that the number of adults taking out ISAs ...

Retirement: What is the mistake thousands are making with Pension Freedom?

Whilst many people will undoubtedly benefit from Pensions Freedom, which started in April, new research has shown thousands of people are potentially making a very costly mistake. Under the new rules anyone over the age of 55 can make unlimited withdrawals from their pension pot. The ...

Savings: Interest rates start to creep up, but be careful!

Interest rates start to creep up, but be careful!New research has shown that interest rates on savings accounts are starting to creep up; but the good news comes with a health warning. According to the comparison service Moneyfacts, the average interest rate on the top 10 ...

Inheritance Tax: A quick guide to the recent changes

Understandably, much of the focus in the world of personal finance has been on the pension changes announced last year and implemented in April. However, there are also big changes on the horizon for Inheritance Tax (IHT) and with a recent survey from LV= showing that ...

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Retirement: The top 10 most popular destinations for retiring overseas

The top 10 most popular destinations for retiring overseasThe image of a couple, walking arm in arm down a beach, all too often accompanies retirement guides, press articles and blogs. Not everyone wants to retire overseas but for many it is a long held dream, which ...

Retirement: Relying on property to help fund your retirement? You’re not alone

Relying on property to help fund your retirement? You’re not aloneTwo new surveys have shown the extent to which people are relying on property to help fund their retirement. The first, by More 2 Life, found that 41% of people approaching retirement are now including their ...

Retirement: Millions rely on receiving an inheritance to fund their retirement

Millions rely on receiving an inheritance to fund their retirement 150pxDespite the introduction of Pension Freedom, new research has revealed that millions of people will only have a financially comfortable retirement if they receive an inheritance. The research, which surveyed 2,000 people, of which 25% have ...

The shifting balance of home-ownership

The shifting balance of homeownershipSince the financial crisis, the personal finance pages have been awash with stories that is harder than ever for younger people to get onto the housing ladder. The main issues facing first time buyers, have been rise in property values since the ...