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Over-55s get green light to use their pension like a bank account

14 October 2014

People will be able to take a series of series of lump sums from their pension fund instead of just one from April 2015

Pension inheritance penalty tax to be axed

29 September 2014

Chancellor George Osborne has announced he will abolish a 55% penalty tax on passing on pension pots

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21 July 2014

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1 July 2014

ISAs become bigger tax-free NISAs today – so what's changed?

ISAs transform into NISAs today, meaning everyone can now save £15,000 tax-free in cash or shares savings

13 June 2014

Risky mortgages to face new crackdown, George Osborne says

The Bank of England will be given greater powers to restrict mortgage loans to fix Britain's housing market

19 March 2014

Budget 2014: Tobacco duty goes up, but a penny off a pint of beer

Smokers will be hit by higher prices but the price of beer falls by 1p, while cider and whiskey are frozen

2 January 2014

Commuters hit by 3.1% train fares hike today

The increase to rail fares sees some commuters paying more than £5,000-a-year from today

5 December 2013

Autumn Statement 2013: Rail fare hike pegged back to 3.1%

Rail passengers in England will face average rises of 3.1% on fares next month, less than expected

5 December 2013

Autumn Statement 2013: Disability and carers' benefits get 2.7% rise

Disability and carers' benefits and the additional state pension will rise by 2.7% in April 2014

5 December 2013

Autumn Statement 2013: Married couples to get tax break

Married couples will get a £1,000 transferable tax allowance from 2015, Chancellor George Osborne says

5 December 2013

Autumn Statement 2013: Cash Isa limit creeps up to £5,940

Savers can put a little more money into cash Isas from next April, Chancellor George Osborne said today

5 December 2013

Autumn Statement 2013: Fuel duty freeze confirmed

Fuel duty will be frozen until 2015, Chancellor George Osborne announces in the Autumn Statement

5 December 2013

Autumn Statement 2013: Pension age to rise to 68 in 2030s

Millions of people will have to wait longer to collect their state pension, Chancellor George Osborne has announced

25 November 2013

Finally! Government to cap costs of payday loans

George Osborne has today announced a cap on the costs of controversial payday loans

13 November 2013

Co-op Energy trims price hike as green tax cut expected

Co-operative Energy has reduced the amount it's going to hike prices by from 4.5% to 2.5% from 8 January

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