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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
22 September 2021
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Martin Lewis: Take weekly screen grabs of your online energy account in case your supplier goes bust24 September 2021In the first episode of a new series of his live ITV show, MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis has urged households across the country to take a screenshot of their energy account incase their provider goes bust. In the past couple of weeks alone, five energy providers have gone bust with households expecting a significant rise in energy bills this winter.
JP Morgan launches new 'Chase' bank account that pays 1% cashback and 5% interest - here's how it compares24 September 2021Investment bank JP Morgan has this week announced the launch of a brand new current account called 'Chase'. It offers customers 1% cashback on most spending for a year, 5% interest on savings made when you round-up purchases, and fee-free debit card use abroad. But most can only get it from November and you could earn up to £130 switching bank account NOW, so is Chase worth it?
24 September 2021The change, which the Government says will be implemented as soon as Parliamentary time allows for it, will make it illegal for employers to withhold tips from their workers.
Nectar card holders can now get personalised discounts when they shop using Sainsbury's 'scan and go' service in stores24 September 2021Nectar card holders can now get personalised discounts of up to 30% off certain items in their Sainsbury's shop when they use its 'scan and go' service in store. But you can't currently get the offers when you shop online at the supermarket.
PCR travel test providers given official warning amid concerns over misleading prices and unfair practices24 September 2021PCR Covid test providers have been told by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to clean up their practices amid concerns they may be breaking consumer law. An open letter has been written by the watchdog identifying a number of "harmful" practices, which it says it will further investigate.
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...
16 August 2021
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