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Six million exposed mothers lack life insurance

Posted on April 19, 2017 by Phillip Bray under: Life Insurance

  New research from Scottish Widows reveals that over six million UK women with dependent children have no life cover. The survey carried out by...

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Research suggests lower life expectancy for pensioners

Posted on April 18, 2017 by Phillip Bray under: Pensions

The life expectancy for both men and women aged 65 has decreased, according to a recent report by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA)....

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National Savings & Investments launch ‘market leading’ account

Posted on April 18, 2017 by Phillip Bray under: Savings

National Savings & Investments (NS&I) has launched its new Investment Guaranteed Growth Bond, after announcing it in November 2016. The fixed rate bond offers the...

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State Pension age recommended to hit 68 by 2039

Posted on March 29, 2017 by Phillip Bray under: Pensions

An in-depth review of the State Pension age was commissioned by the Government last year, and the results have now been published. The main recommendation...

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Email scammers hit FCA for the second time

Posted on March 23, 2017 by Peter under: News

A statement recently published by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has warned of more fake emails being sent from their official account. An earlier security...

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Three ‘use it or lose it’ opportunities before the end of the tax year

Posted on March 21, 2017 by Peter under: Pensions Savings

As the end of the tax year draws ever closer, you might want to make the most of three opportunities before they escape your grasp....

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Shock National Insurance U-turn

Posted on March 15, 2017 by Peter under: News

In a shock move, that will come as a pleasant mid-week surprise to many, Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced that the government will not proceed...

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A final chance to boost your State Pension

Posted on March 8, 2017 by Peter under: Pensions

A potentially attractive government scheme, allowing some people to boost their state pension, by paying in a lump sum, closes in April. Time is running...

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Budget 2017: Everything you need to know

Posted on March 8, 2017 by Peter under: News

The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, started his first Budget in a bullish mood, listing the ways the economy had exceeded expectations. He also reported that on...

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Budget 2017: Were you a winner or a loser?

Posted on March 8, 2017 by Peter under: News

Will you be better or worse off as a result of today’s Budget? Our summary will tell you, read on to find out. Winners Some...

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