Average pension scam victims lose 22 years of savings in just 24 hours

Hubris and trusting the ‘advice’ of strangers are proving to be the undoing of scam victims. This is a recipe for disaster as fraudsters prey...

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 15:25

How the general election could affect people’s finances

With the UK heading towards a general election on 12 December, Laura Suter, personal finance analyst at AJ Bell and Tom Selby, senior analyst at...

Wed, 30/10/2019 - 12:37

Five pension problems the Treasury needs to focus on

The Treasury has confirmed the 2019 Budget setting out this Government’s fiscal agenda is scheduled for 6 November.

While there is no guarantee this administration...

Tue, 15/10/2019 - 09:16

How Monday’s Queen’s Speech could affect personal finances

Assuming we finally get a Queen’s Speech on Monday, any impact on our personal finances is likely to come via a Pensions Bill setting out...

Wed, 09/10/2019 - 14:48

Boris Johnson to become UK Prime Minister: what it could mean for people's finances

Boris Johnson will become Prime Minister of the United Kingdom tomorrow after winning the Conservative leadership contest.

While the former Mayor of London faces...

Wed, 24/07/2019 - 11:12

Don’t let a scammer enjoy your retirement

Scammers are targeting pension pots of all sizes. Make sure you know how to spot the warning signs and how to keep your pension safe....

Thu, 04/07/2019 - 12:04

What could the new Prime Minister have in store for our personal finances?

In less than a month either Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt will be chosen by 160,000 Conservative Party members as Prime Minister of the...

Fri, 28/06/2019 - 12:01

Which crucial pension policies face delay after Theresa May agrees Brexit ‘flextension’?

Fans of interminably dull twitter debates will be relieved to hear the process of the UK leaving the European Union could drag on until Halloween...

Thu, 11/04/2019 - 14:39

The quirks that mean you can pay up to 200,000% in tax – and how to avoid them

The highest rate of income tax in the UK is normally 45% for people who earn £150,000 or more each year. But the convoluted and...

Thu, 28/03/2019 - 14:33

Self-employed pensions: Making retirement work for you

The UK is in the midst of an entrepreneurial boom. The level of self-employment surged from 3.8 million in 2008 to 4.6 million in 2015,...

Thu, 14/03/2019 - 11:33