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Dementia sufferers more likely to fall victim to financial abuse
A leading barrister has warned financial abuse is becoming a more “prevalent problem” and that among the most vulnerable are…
Scams round-up: what have the fraudsters been up to this month?
May 2019 was a huge month for personal fraud and scams in the UK.Unfortunately, it was not…
Government launches crackdown on funeral planning firms that use "shameful" selling tactics
The government is launching a crackdown on unscrupulous funeral firms that use "shameful" tactics to pressure customers into…
Social care costs could soon overwhelm councils' tax revenues forcing significant cuts to services, think tank warns
Social care funding is likely to overwhelm council budgets resulting in significant cuts to other services in the next 15…
Reward households who recycle with lower council tax bills using 'smart bins', says think tank
'Smart bins' fitted with waste sensors could reward households who recycle with lower council tax, according to a think tank.
Direct cremations - the no-frills way to go
No one likes to think about their own funeral, but it is important to consider the costs. Direct cremations – which dispense…
Deal of the week: Tesco is slashing prices by up to 50% for Clubcard holders
You can get a 50% discount on selected products at Tesco if you are a Clubcard holder.What’s the deal exactly?
Brits paying record levels of inheritance tax says HMRC, but it can be avoided if you know how
Brits are paying more inheritance tax than ever before, according to the latest figures from HMRC.In the year to March…
Inheritance tax: how much you can gift
Everyone is allowed to give away money every year with that amount immediately leaving their estate and no longer being liable…
Where to start when buying life insurance
Life insurance is a valuable safety net for anyone with a family to support or a mortgage. No one likes to think about dying,…