Articles by Rachel Lacey

PPI complaints rise by 40%

Thursday, 19 April 2018 | News

Complaints about payment protection insurance rose by 40% during the second half of last year, according to new figures from the Financial Conduct Authority.

Pensions tax relief must be overhauled, says RSA

Thursday, 19 April 2018 | News

A new report from the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) is calling for an overhaul of the tax relief offered to savers paying money into a pension in order to help tackle low levels of retirement saving among the self-employed.

Investment trusts outperform rival investments

Thursday, 19 April 2018 | News

Investment trusts have performed better than the FTSE 100, MSCI World index and the average investment fund over the past 30 years, according to new research from the Association of Investment...

10th Moneywise Customer Service Awards 2018: Shortlists revealed

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 | News

Moneywise can now reveal the companies that have been shortlisted in the Moneywise Customer Services Awards 2018.

Teachers back calls to give kids lessons in money

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 | News

As many as 80% of primary school teachers believe that financial education should be on the school curriculum, according to new research from Prudential, while 69% said parents should get more support in helping teach their...

Beware of emergency tax codes on pension withdrawals

Tuesday, 10 April 2018 | News

Over-55s planning to make an ad hoc withdrawal from their pension this year are being warned that they could be stung with an even heftier tax bill than they had expected.

MP signs up to judge Moneywise Personal Finance Teacher of the Year Awards as deadline extended

Tuesday, 03 April 2018 | News

Julian Knight, the MP for Solihull and chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Financial Education for Young People has joined the judging panel for the Moneywise Personal Finance Teacher of the Year 2018...

Moneywise Investment Trust Awards 2018

Wednesday, 28 March 2018 | Article

Whether you are a building a nest egg for a child or grandchild or saving for your own future, an investment trust could be right for you.

A third of savers dumping pensions cash in savings accounts

Monday, 26 March 2018 | News

Thousands of pension savers could be jeopardising their retirement income by taking cash out of their pensions just to deposit it in a savings account.

Everyday sexism rife in financial communications

Friday, 23 March 2018 | News

Both the media and businesses must not assume that women are any less savvy than men when it comes to managing their finances.