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Two common pitfalls of taking money from your pension fund

Friday, 29 March 2019 | Blog | By Ray Black

Pension freedoms now enable you to access the money you’ve saved in a pension from age 55 and you don’t have to use the money to buy an annuity.

Don’t let short-term worries deter long-term goals when it comes to saving and investing

Wednesday, 27 March 2019 | Blog | By Kevin Brown

The stock market has gyrated so much recently that even seasoned investment analysts are struggling to predict what happens next.

All credit to Beattie and Maggie for getting millions thinking about investing

Friday, 22 March 2019 | Blog | By Jeff Prestridge

My interest in personal finance dates back to the 1980s and was sparked by my failed accountancy exams and Margaret Thatcher’s privatisation programme.

Five steps to make sure moving in together isn't a financial mess

Friday, 22 March 2019 | Blog | By Hayley Millhouse

Whatever your age or personal situation, moving in with your partner is a big deal.

Let’s celebrate the Isa’s 20th birthday

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 | Blog | By Rachel Rickard Straus

In the world of finance where jargon and complexity reign, there is one product that stands out for its simplicity – the Isa.

Eight last-minute mistakes that could cost you your Isa allowance

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 | Blog | By Darius McDermott

Leaving things to the last minute is human nature.

Sleeping on the job

Thursday, 14 March 2019 | Blog | By Jasmine Birtles

If you’re the sort of person who thinks that life is simply what happens when you’re not allowed to stay in bed, set your alarm. You can make money from your favourite hobby.

"I was a potential victim of a TV licence email scam": Moneywise readers best comments and letters in March 2019

Thursday, 14 March 2019 | Blog | By The Moneywise Team

Each month we publish the best comments, emails and letters from our readers the star of which will win a £50 M&S giftcard. Here are the best of March 2019

The UK’s broken housing market

Tuesday, 12 March 2019 | Blog | By Michael Holmes

Michael Holmes, property expert and spokesperson for The National Homebuilding & Renovating Show (28-31 March, NEC, Birmingham), comments on why the UK housing market is broken – and what can be done about it.

The Isa - your flexible friend

Tuesday, 12 March 2019 | Blog | By Rachel Rickard Straus

The Cash Isa still remains the nation's favourite