Mothers miss out on millions in State Pension payments

Mother with kid in the bus.New research has found that thousands of mothers could be missing out on millions of pounds of future State Pension income. The report, by pension provider, Royal London, has found that mothers have will miss out on £500 million of State Pension rights because of changes to Child Benefit. The link between State Pension entitlement and Child Benefit isn’t immediately obvious. However, Royal London’s report, ‘Mothers missing out on millions’, shows that those who no longer claim Child Benefit, could be reducing the amount of State Pension ...

Do you have children and earn over £50,000? Learn how to reclaim your lost Child Benefit

iStock_000005908146_ExtraSmallOur recent article, ‘6 top tips for the end of the tax-year’ has been extremely popular. One of the tips though is so effective we wanted to highlight it separately. So, if you have children and you or your partner earns over £50,000 each year, read on, you might just be able to reclaim some, or all, of your lost Child Benefit. But, first things first. Why have you lost your child benefit?...

6 top tips for the end of the tax-year

clouds in shape of figureThe end of the tax-year is a great time to be thinking about your finances. Our advisers can help you make the right decisions Investment Sense team 150 px Contact our team of advisers today: 0115 933 ...

Protecting your family from financial catastrophe – the excuses and the reality

Parents Holding Hands with Kids in FrontNew research from LV= has shown that the cost of raising a child, from birth until they reach 21, has risen to £227,266. The rising cost of childcare is one of the main factors, whilst many families have been hit hard by the changes to Child Benefit. Indeed, 25% of mothers have returned to work sooner than they would have liked to because of the changes and 20% of parents have ...