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Savings: Have you raided your children’s savings?

Have you raided your children’s savings?Educating your children about careful financial management, whilst encouraging then to save, is widely accepted as part of the modern parent’s role. However, new research from Santander has shown that millions of parents might not be the best people to be educating their ...

SIPPs: 5 reasons to use a deposit account in your SIPP

5 reasons to use a deposit account in your SIPPDespite interest rates remaining stubbornly low, the best buy table for SIPP deposit accounts is still the most popular page on our website. SIPPs, or Self-Invested Personal Pensions to give them their full title, are becoming increasingly popular, ...

Retirement: With rates at an all-time low, why would you buy an Annuity?

With rates at an all-time low, why would you buy an Annuity? Last week research was published by Moneyfacts which revealed that rates on standard Annuities, which do not take into account your health, are at an all-time low. Furthermore with gilt yields falling and Pensions Freedom ...

A pension isn’t the only way to get tax-relief; what’s the other option?

A pension isn’t the only way to get tax-relief; what’s the other option?One of the main attractions of putting money into a pension is the tax-relief that you receive. If a basic rate taxpayer pays £80 into a pension, this is immediately ‘topped up’ by the ...

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Is deflation good or bad for your money?

Is deflation good or bad for your money?For the first time since Harold Macmillan was Prime Minister Inflation, as measured by the Consumer Prices Index (CPI), turned negative last month. But what does it mean for your savings, pensions and investments, we have the answers. But, ...

Ros Altmann appointed as Pensions Minister

Ros Altmann appointed as Pensions MinisterFollowing his shock election victory, David Cameron has surprised many people with his choice of Pensions Minister in the new government. Whilst his choice, Ros Altmann would appear to be extremely well suited to the role, it had been widely reported ...

Automatic Enrolment: Awareness high, although fines start to bite

Don't Get Penalized in red and white 3d words and letters to illustrate a warning to avoid breaking rules and getting fined, feed or punished when you are caught New research has shown that awareness of Automatic Enrolment amongst employers is high. But despite this the regulator ...

Annuities: Rates at their lowest ever level

Annuities: Rates at their lowest ever levelHot on the heels of Pensions Freedom, pensioners who still want to buy an Annuity have been dealt a blow, as new research has revealed Annuity rates have fallen to their lowest ever level. The research from Moneyfact has found ...