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East Midlands house prices grow faster than any other English region

East Midlands house prices grow faster than any other English regionThe East Midlands might not be anywhere near London in terms of property prices, but in 2017, prices in the region shot up by 7.5% overall, compared to a 1% annual growth in the ...

Auto-enrolment: A big change in April that everyone needs to know about

Auto-enrolment A big change in April that everyone needs to know about 2018 is set to be an important year for auto-enrolment. Firstly, the phase-in period is over and now all employers have an immediate duty to enrol new and existing employees into a workplace pension. Secondly, as ...

Pension Freedoms: Ignorance isn’t bliss

Pension Freedoms Ignorance isn’t bliss It is often said that the ignorant are ignorant of their ignorance. And why shouldn’t they be? If something isn’t immediately obvious or well known, how are people supposed to find out about it? Take Pension Freedoms for example. New research from ...

Does your child have £1,000 in a forgotten savings account?

Does your child have £1,000 in a forgotten savings account Have you ever taken your winter coat out of storage, only to find a long-forgotten £10 note in the pocket? It’s a nice moment. But imagine finding out that your child has a potential £1,000 in a ...

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NS&I puts Guaranteed Growth and Guaranteed Income Bonds back on sale after eight years

NS&I stopped selling Guaranteed Growth and Guaranteed Income Bonds in 2009, but they have recently announced that the one-year and three-year Bonds are available to the public once more. Eligibility The fixed-rate Bonds are available to people who are:   Aged 16 and over Investing a minimum of £500 ...

Renting in retirement; is it really affordable?

Renting and retirement; two words that usually don’t appear next to one another. For most people, thoughts of retirement are accompanied by a number of concerns; the biggest usually being that the mortgage is finally paid off. Rarely does the notion of renting appear, but that is very ...

Bank of Mum and Dad: No repayments necessary

Bank of Mum and Dad No repayments necessaryLess than a third of parents who plan to lend money to their children in the future expect to be repaid. According to research from Prudential, many parents are giving substantial amounts to their adult children, ...

Divorced women lose £5 billion in pension payments each year

Divorced women lose £5 billion in pension payments each yearThere is a correlation between being divorced and being less prepared for retirement, especially for women, research from Scottish Widows has shown. Whilst 12% of divorced men say they are unable to save anything ...