Articles by Helen Knapman

Two in 10 landlords plan on selling up in 2018

Friday, 12 January 2018 | News

Two in 10 (20%) landlords plan to reduce the reduce the number of properties in their portfolio in the next year, according to a survey of the National Landlords Association’s (NLA) members.

Revealed: The top performing commuter hotspots for house price growth

Thursday, 11 January 2018 | News

Swanley in Kent has been crowned as the best performing commuter hotspot for property price growth, according to new research.

Cost of divorce surpasses £14,500

Thursday, 11 January 2018 | News

The hidden cost of divorce and separation continues to spiral, with UK couples spending an average of £14,561 on legal and lifestyle costs when they break up, according to new research from Aviva.

State pension fund could run out as soon as 2032

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 | News

The balance of a fund that pays the state pension is expected to “fall rapidly to zero around 2032”, according to the Government Actuary’s Department (GAD).

Pension companies – the firms leaving clients waiting for transfer forecasts

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 | Article

Providers are taking months to give financial advisers the forecasts they need to offer advice on pension planning and transfers. Moneywise investigates to find out who is at fault and what can be done.

Check your cruise is covered – four in 10 policies don’t protect trips as standard

Monday, 08 January 2018 | News

Holidaymakers booking cruise trips are being urged to ensure their travel insurance covers them on the high seas.

Travellers duped by misleading holidays ‘deals’

Friday, 05 January 2018 | News

Holidaymakers are being duped into paying hundreds of pounds over the odds by misleading “hurry deals”, an investigation by Which? reveals.

Should the pension auto-enrolment age fall? Eight in 10 Moneywise users say ‘yes’

Friday, 05 January 2018 | News

More than eight in 10 (83%) users believe the pension auto-enrolment age should be reduced, according to the results of our latest poll.

Automated jobs could rise if minimum wage continues to increase

Thursday, 04 January 2018 | News

Increases to the minimum wage could result in more jobs becoming automated, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).

Top bosses earn more than average annual wage by 4 January 2018

Thursday, 04 January 2018 | News

In just three working days, the typical FTSE 100 chief executive has earned more than the average annual salary of a full-time worker.