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Autumn Statement 2016: Pensions freedoms loophole tightened
Older savers who carry on putting money in a pension after withdrawing cash from it face new curbs
23 November 2016
Pension early exit fees to be capped at 1% – how it can save you £1,000s
The amount charged for early withdrawals or transfers from pension pots will be capped at 1% from 31 March 2017
15 November 2016
Have you lost a pension worth £10,000s? Use a new online tool to track it down
Millions of people who’ve lost track of private pension savings can now be reunited with their hard-earned cash
11 May 2016
Got a nanny or carer? You may need to set up a pension for them
If you run a small business or employ a nanny or carer, you may need to start paying into a pension for them
1 June 2015
Investigation launched into claims that pensions data is being sold to criminals
An investigation has been launched into claims that millions of people's pension pot details are being sold to criminals
30 March 2015
State pension statements now available to the over-55s
Everyone aged-55 and over will now be entitled to a free state pension statement the Government has announced today
7 February 2015
Tax break for some annuity holders: Autumn Statement 2014
Under 75s who die having started to draw an income from some annuities from April will have cash passed on tax-free
3 December 2014
Deferring your pension set to be worth less from 2016
If you delay claiming your state pension, you'll gain less if you do it after April 2016 under new Government proposals
22 July 2014
How to defuse the pension time bomb
22 September 2010
Should you equity release?
17 June 2010
16 June 2021
Martin's Mortgage Alert
'Rates have dropped below 1% – check NOW'
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'Don't over worry about credit scores'
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Martin Lewis urges EVERYONE with a mortgage to check urgently if they can switch and save £1,000s, as rates drop below 1%16 June 2021New mortgage deals are at their LOWEST EVER rates, with two-year fixes down to 0.95% and five-year fixes at 1.17% (though in some cases they load the cost in the form of hefty fees). That means huge savings are possible for some.
Tesco Bank trials new debit card that gives you extra Clubcard points during the first three months - and budgeting help16 June 2021Tesco Bank has quietly launched a prepaid debit card called 'Clubcard Pay', which it's currently trialling.
15 June 2021Thousands of Triodos savers will be asked to switch to managing accounts online-only going forward. The so-called "ethical" financial provider is rolling out the move over the next few years, although vulnerable customers and those who can't access services digitally should get in touch as exemptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
15 June 2021If you're worried about work during the coronavirus crisis, this guide looks at your rights if you're self employed, including what help's there for limited company directors.
15 June 2021The Prime Minister has unveiled sweeping restrictions on public movement to tackle the spread of coronavirus. This has had a huge impact on daily life, affecting everything from weddings and train travel to music events and sport. To help, we're working flat out to answer your questions on these topics and more
Martin Lewis: Why you shouldn't worry too much about your credit score – it’s not actually a real thing14 June 2021When it comes to finances, numbers are key – whether it's what you earn, your credit card balance or the interest rate on your mortgage, small changes can add up to a big difference. Yet there's one number you shouldn't pay too much attention to – your credit score.
18 May 2021If you started university between 1998 and 2012, or since then in Scotland and Northern Ireland, you'll have a Plan 1 student loan. While much is written about whether those with savings should overpay the current English Plan 2 student loans, there's little out there about Plan 1. I wanted to change that, so here's a video explaining how to decide...
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