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Bosses who recklessly mismanage workers' pensions face up to seven years in jail

Company bosses who recklessly mismanage pension funds could face up to seven years in prison under new plans being set out by work and pensions secretary Amber Rudd MP.

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Over-55 pension savers overtaxed by £400 million - here's how to avoid being stung

The number of pension savers being hit with a tax bill on pension lump sum withdrawals has continued to grow.

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Pension dashboard providers must be forced to put savers first ahead of their own profits

Concerns have been raised that private pension dashboard providers may push users to take inappropriate action. 

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Pension withdrawals hit a record low as over-55s show 'restraint' amid struggling stock markets

Over-55s have taken progressively less and less money via pension freedoms, and new HMRC figures show withdrawals have reached a record low.

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Over 200,000 parents face a smaller state pension because of innocent paperwork mistakes

More than 200,000 parents are facing a smaller state pension because of a complicated bureaucratic situation involving child benefit of which they are unaware. 

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Top up your state pension now to avoid contribution cost hike in April

Those considering paying voluntary National Insurance Contributions (NICs) should get their skates on or face a hike in the cost of making up gaps.

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Pension cold calls are now illegal – but that doesn’t mean they’ll stop

From today, households receiving cold calls about pensions should just hang up the phone.

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Looking for free help managing your money? One-stop shop launched as three bodies are merged

The SFGB is intended to streamline the work of three different financial help bodies.

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What does 2019 hold in store for your finances? State pension, savings and tax changes revealed

The new year is upon us and with comes lots of changes that could impact your finances. From Brexit to tax changes, we take a look at how your finances will be affected this year.

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