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Budget 2023: Tax-free pension limits raised - here's what it means for your savings

The annual amount you can save into a pension once you've taken money out of it will rise from £4,000 to £10,000 this April.

21 March 2023

Budget 2023: Martin Lewis rounds up today's key announcements and what they mean for your finances

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has announced major changes to childcare support, pensions and benefits in his 2023 Spring Budget.

17 March 2023

Crucial deadline to boost your state pension extended to 31 July – here's what you need to know

The deadline to top up missing national insurance years between 2006 and 2016 has been extended to 31 July 2023.

7 March 2023

Martin Lewis: Less than six weeks left for millions to boost their state pension by £10,000s – and some can do it for free

If you're aged under 70, you have just weeks left to boost your state pension by £1,000s or even £10,000s – so check NOW.

7 March 2023

Pensioners expecting a winter cost of living payment should now have received theirs – here's what to do if you haven't

Nearly 12 million pensioners should have received their £150 or £300 cost of living payment by today, the Government has said. The non-repayable grants were paid as part of the existing Winter Fuel Payments scheme starting in November last year.

13 January 2023

More cost of living payments of up to £1,350 to be paid after 5 April - here's what you need to know

Millions of struggling households will receive additional 'cost of living' payments in 2023 and 2024, with the first set of cash to be paid after 6 April, the Government has today confirmed.

3 January 2023

Martin Lewis: Aged 45 to 70? Check if you can turn £800 into £5,500 by paying to boost your state pension

Aged between 45 and 70 years-old? You could be missing years off your state pension worth £1,000s, so check NOW. That's the warning from MoneySavingExpert.com (MSE) founder Martin Lewis in the second episode of the latest series of ITV's The Martin Lewis Money Show Live.

26 October 2022

Pension scam strategies revealed - here are the most common tricks to watch out for

Common tactics used by fraudsters to con victims out of their pensions have been revealed by the financial watchdog. The alert comes as more people are withdrawing pension savings as a result of the cost of living crisis.

6 October 2022

Warning: Taken time off work to look after kids? You could be owed state pension - here's how to check and claim

If you stayed at home to care for family, as far back as 1978, your National Insurance record may have been hit with errors that could see you missing out on £1,000s in state pension payments. Below we explain how to check and claim.

1 September 2022

Pension savers reclaim almost £900m in overpaid tax since 2015 – are you due a rebate worth £1,000s?

If you've taken a taxable lump sum from your pension for the first time, you could be owed due to a tax code error – here's how to claim the money back.

22 July 2022