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Government unveils Pensioner Bond rates – and they're market-leading

12 December 2014

Pensioner Bonds will pay market-leading rates of 2.8% on a one-year bond and 4% on a three-year bond from January 2015

Ryanair gives Easter boost with early "air tax refunds" for U12s

5 December 2014

Ryanair is refunding APD for under 12s on flights departing from 27 March 2015 onwards

Possibility of five day current account switching to be investigated: Autumn Statement 2014

3 December 2014

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has today called for a review of the seven day current account switching period

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3 December 2014

Personal tax allowance to rise: Autumn Statement 2014

From April 2015, the Government will raise the amount of income workers can earn before they pay tax to £10,600

3 December 2014

Martin Lewis's instant reaction to the Autumn Statement 2014

MoneySavingExpert.com creator Martin Lewis gives his instant reaction on today's Autumn Statement

14 October 2014

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

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

29 September 2014

Pension inheritance penalty tax to be axed

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

21 July 2014

Confused by pension options? Free, impartial guidance is coming in 2015

From next April millions of people will be able to get free, impartial guidance on how to make the most of their pension

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

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