Articles by Edmund Greaves

Three quarters of over-55s risk a poorer retirement because they don't know smoking and bad health can RAISE annuity payments

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 | News

Retirees are at risk of receiving lower rates when purchasing annuities because the vast majority incorrectly believe disclosing health conditions will reduce the income they can receive.

Autumn Budget 2018: Tricks or treats from Chancellor Philip Hammond? Moneywise rounds up the predictions

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 | News

Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to deliver his Autumn Budget on 29 October.

Could you claim a uniform tax rebate? Here's how to do it for free

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 | News

Workers eligible for tax rebates on work expenses such as tools and uniforms should avoid paying fees for a free claim.

Free TV licences for over-75s could be scrapped

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 | News

Over 75s may have to pay the licence fee in future, as study reveals prohibitive cost of funding the concession. 

State pension 2019: Retirees will get an extra £220 next year, new figures reveal

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 | News

The state pension will rise by around £4.25 a week or £220 a year from next April, new figures reveal. 

Workers get highest pay rise in a decade, but prices could increase faster as a result

Tuesday, 16 October 2018 | News

British workers are receiving the highest pay rises since the end of 2008, but higher inflation could rear its ugly head as a result.

Saved for the nation: the £50 note gets a reprieve, and completes the polymer cash puzzle

Monday, 15 October 2018 | News

Spenders with a predilection for £50 notes will be pleased to hear that the banknote has been given a stay of execution by the Treasury.

Buyers of new-builds could save hundreds thanks to a crackdown on unfair leases - but no help for existing leaseholders

Monday, 15 October 2018 | News

Prospective new-build homebuyers will be relieved to hear that the government intends to crack down on unfair leasehold practices.

Are you a 'pension pot' landlord or an 'accidental' landlord? Nearly half of buy to let owners use property to fund retirement

Friday, 12 October 2018 | News

Nearly half of buy to let (BTL) homeowners are ‘pension pot landlords’ according to estate agent Your Move.

State pension triple lock is guaranteed for this Parliament but no consensus for reforming pension tax relief, government says

Friday, 12 October 2018 | News

The state pension triple lock will remain in place at least "for the rest of this Parliament", the government has confirmed.