Articles by Rachel Lacey

Pensions dashboard gets the green light - but will it go far enough?

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 | News

A new online service that will enable savers to view details of all their pensions in one place looks as if it will finally get the go-ahead in 2019.

Benefit changes for older mixed-age couples 'could cost some £7,000 a year'

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | News

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is to introduce changes to pension age state benefits that will impact older couples of different ages,

Pick the winner of the Moneywise Customer Service Awards 2019

Monday, 14 January 2019 | Article

It’s time to have your say about the financial firms that have gone that extra mile for you and to name and shame those that have let you down

From windscreens to tyres, wipers, batteries and bulbs make sure your car is ready for a cold spell

Friday, 11 January 2019 | News

As cold weather beds in motorists are being urged to check their windscreens for signs of damage.

What does 2019 have in store for pensions? Tax relief changes, state pension rise and more

Friday, 04 January 2019 | Article

From moves to encourage more people to save for retirement to the challenge Brexit poses to those seeking an income from their investments, Moneywise speaks to a panel of experts to find out what 2019 has in store for...

Moneywise Children’s Savings Awards 2019

Thursday, 20 December 2018 | Article

Meet the winning companies that are helping children and their parents to choose cash and investment accounts wisely

Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell forced to pay £124,000 for failing to provide information about pension scheme

Monday, 17 December 2018 | News

Dominic Chappell – the businessman that bought BHS for £1 – has been ordered to pay £124,000 by a judge for his repeated failure to provide information about the failed retailer’s pension scheme.

Brace yourself for council tax rises of up to 5% in 2019, adding £80 a year to the average bill

Friday, 14 December 2018 | News

Households can expect to see council tax rise by as much as 5% in 2019 following the publication of the government’s annual local government funding settlement.

UK’s worst streets for broadband speeds named and shamed

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 | News

Greenmeadows Park, in Bamfurlong, Gloucestershire has the slowest broadband in all of the UK, with average download speeds of just 0.14Mbps, according to new figures from

Victory for campaign groups as high court orders judicial review of women's state pension age increases

Monday, 03 December 2018 | News

A high court judge has granted a judicial review to determine whether recent increases to women’s state pension age were lawful.