FSA to probe annuities market 'failure'
The financial regulator is launching a review into whether people buying an annuity are getting a
31 January 2013
Retirees face 'lowest incomes in six years'
Pensioners expect to have a typical annual income of £15,300, about £3,400 a year less than 2008 retirees
9 January 2013
Insurance costs up for some as gender ruling takes effect
Insurers are now banned from using a customer's gender to decide the cost of their premiums
21 December 2012
Young women and old men: buy now to beat insurance hikes?
The cost of young women's car insurance is likely to rise, while men could get less in retirement
9 October 2012
Young people 'confused by pensions'
Millions of young Britons are more likely to understand a foreign language than pensions jargon, a study suggests
9 August 2012
Over-75s' nest eggs 'shrinking'
The long-term retired are having to 'knock lumps' out of their nest eggs just to get by, a new report has found
11 July 2012
Pensions and savers hit as Bank prints more money
A further £50 billion was injected into the economy today as the UK struggles to pull out of its double-dip recession
5 July 2012
0.5% base rate may last another three years
Experts think rates will remain at 0.5% until the end of next year and possibly for as long as three more years
8 March 2012
'Beware annuity purchase delay', as retirement income drops
The cash pensioners get is falling. Bob Bullivant, from Annuity Direct, thinks matters could get worse
9 December 2011
Pension income could fall due to quantitative easing
Pensioners could soon get a reduced income when buying a retirement cash stream, experts warn
7 October 2011
20 October 2021
Martin's mortgage heads-up
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23 October 2021The Government has announced a £65million package for local councils to help private tenants who are struggling with rent arrears due to the pandemic. Renters will be encouraged to contact their local councils to see if they are eligible.
Sainsbury's new Nectar offer 'discriminates against the elderly and the vulnerable', says 75-year-old shopper22 October 2021A Nectar card holder MSE reader was left disappointed to see that Sainsbury's latest feature to get discounts using the SmartShop app was not available to those who can only shop online or through Click & Collect. He felt this discriminated against those customers, particularly ones who cannot shop in store for health reasons.
Fully vaccinated travellers to England and Wales can save £20 using day two lateral flows tests that will shortly replace PCR tests22 October 2021The Government has today released its approved list of private testing providers that will offer day two lateral flow tests for fully vaccinated travellers to England and Wales. Travellers will be able to save £20 using lateral flow tests compared to pricier PCRs.
22 October 2021MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis has reaffirmed his message to consumers to sit tight and avoid switching to a new fixed-price energy deal as more gas and electricity providers go bust. On his weekly The Martin Lewis Money Show on ITV he warned people to "do nothing".
21 September 2021There are more myths and misunderstandings about student finance than any other subject. So in this blog is my updated 2021/22 version of the must knows, with links to far more info.
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