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Three quarters of over-55s risk a poorer retirement because they don't know smoking and bad health can RAISE annuity payments

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 | News

Retirees are at risk of receiving lower rates when purchasing annuities because the vast majority incorrectly believe disclosing health conditions will reduce the income they can receive.

Mortgage fees hit a five-year high as lenders lure in customers with cheap rates and sting them with extra costs

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 | News

Lenders have been cutting mortgage rates to appear competitive and attract homeowners who are remortgaging following the Bank of England base rate rise in August.

Autumn Budget 2018: Tricks or treats from Chancellor Philip Hammond? Moneywise rounds up the predictions

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 | News

Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to deliver his Autumn Budget on 29 October.

Vulnerable young people offered financial education cut their debts by 60% - while their peers see borrowing rise by 50%

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 | News

Investing in the financial education of vulnerable young people has a dramatic effect on their financial wellbeing, new research has found.

Proportion of homes bought with cash hits a record low as investors and downsizers steer clear

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 | News

The proportion of homes in England and Wales bought with cash fell by nearly a third in the first half of the year – the lowest level on record, new research has revealed.

Investment platform Interactive Investor buys Alliance Trust Savings

Monday, 22 October 2018 | News

Online stockbroker Interactive Investor, Moneywise's parent company, has agreed to buy Alliance Trust Savings for £40 million.

Deal of the week: Get 20% off a Friends and Family Railcard and save money on top tourist attractions

Friday, 19 October 2018 | News

Families looking to save money this half term can get discounted rail travel with a Friends and Family Railcard as well as money off on days out.

Landmark ruling could see pension savers in ill health stung by a stealthy 40% inheritance tax charge

Friday, 19 October 2018 | News

The bereaved families of pension savers could be hit with an unexpected IHT bill, following a controversial landmark ruling.

Budget 2018: Will the Chancellor cut tax relief or the 25% tax-free lump sum? Here are eight things he could have in store for pensions

Friday, 19 October 2018 | News

Rumours are once again mounting that the Chancellor is gearing up to cut tax relief on pensions in next week’s Budget.

New name check rules will alert bank customers if they transfer money to fraudsters

Thursday, 18 October 2018 | News

From next year banks will have to alert customers if they transfer money to a new account and the name does not match as part of a new scheme from the UK payments operator.