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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

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

1 July 2014

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

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19 March 2014

Budget 2014: Pensioner Bonds coming for over-65s

Over-65s will be able to save in "market-leading" Pensioner Bonds from January 2015, Chancellor George Osborne says

19 March 2014

Budget 2014: Tax win for millions

Most people will be better off after today's Budget changes, Chancellor George Osborne says

19 March 2014

Budget 2014: Premium Bond limit to rise but chances of winning could fall

Savers will soon be able to stash away more cash in Premium Bonds but the odds of making a return are likely to drop

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

19 March 2014

Budget 2014: Cash Isa allowance up to 15,000 in New Isa (NISA)

The Government will merge both cash and shares Isas from July - with the limit increased to 15,000

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

10 September 2013

Equitable Life victims to get compensation early

Victims of the Equitable Life scandal will receive 5,000 in compensation a year early, the Government has announced

14 May 2013

Child Trust Funds could soon be switched to junior Isas

The Government has launched a consultation on whether to allow transfers from a Child Trust Fund into a junior Isa

1 May 2013

House prices moving upwards, Nationwide says

Prices rose by 0.9% year-on-year in April, taking the average house price to 165,586, says Nationwide

25 March 2013

Mortgage approvals at lowest level for seven months

According to the BBA, mortgage approvals for house purchases fell to their lowest level in seven months in February

20 March 2013

Budget 2013: Help to Buy mortgage scheme to launch

Help for those struggling to afford a mortgage will be available from 2014, Chancellor George Osborne announced today

20 March 2013

Budget 2013: Government mulls merging Child Trust Funds with junior ISAs

The Government says it will consult on the options for transferring savings held in CTFs into junior Isas

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