Pensioners to get £25 a week state pension boost
Pensioners will be able to buy top-ups of as much as £25 in extra state pension per week from autumn next year
3 April 2014
Annuities code to protect retirees begins
A new code of conduct for annuity providers has been launched today
1 March 2013
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
Pension charges under the microscope in OFT investigation
The workplace pension market is to be investigated amid concerns over high charges and poor competition
17 January 2013
Government pledge over high pension charges
Employers could be letting workers down by enrolling them in workplace pensions that aren't value for money
11 October 2012
Do you really need to pay for financial advice?
Danny Cox, from financial advisers Hargreaves Lansdown, asks whether DIY investing is the future
14 September 2012
Pensions auto-enrolment delay 'a mistake'
Tom McPhail, from financial adviser firm Hargreaves Lansdown, says the Government hold-up could discourage pension saving
23 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
Plans to improve annuity choice unveiled
New rules will come into force to help consumers get better deals when turning their pension into a regular income
27 September 2011
'Don't panic', investors are told, amid market slump
Experts point out investments are usually a long-term game so there may be time for the market to bounce back
5 August 2011
20 October 2021
Martin's mortgage heads-up
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Martin's scam ads broadside
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Autumn Budget 2021: From minimum wage increases to national insurance hikes - here's what to watch out for26 October 2021Chancellor Rishi Sunak will deliver his Autumn Budget to the House of Commons on Wednesday 25 October, where he'll set out the Government’s financial strategy.
26 October 2021Ocado and Waitrose have begun taking bookings for food deliveries over the Christmas period and so we have compiled a full breakdown of what the other leading supermarkets are doing - but you may need to act quickly as many slots have already been taken.
25 October 2021The national living wage paid to workers aged 23 and over will rise from £8.91/hr to £9.50/hr from 1 April, the Government has announced. The national minimum wage for workers aged under 23 and apprentices will also rise.
25 October 2021Full-time students studying for an undergraduate degree at a university in England will be charged no more than £9,250/yr in tuition fees in the 2022/23 academic year, the UK Government has confirmed.
25 October 2021If you're submitting a paper version of the self-assessment tax return, then the deadline to file is just days away. And if the tax office receives it later than this Sunday you will liable for a £100 fine.
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.
14 September 2021Update September 2017: It’s eight years since I first braved this subject, expecting a snowstorm of protest. Instead, year after year more join in, like Julia who recently tweeted me, “@MartinSLewis, finally took your advice and told my family I can’t afford Christmas presents. What a weight off my mind. Thank you.” One year even the Archbishop of...
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