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Unjustified funeral price hikes for vulnerable people trigger 'major' funeral market probe

The competition watchdog the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) says consumers have been subject to above-inflation price hikes for over a decade.

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Your shout: "Moneywise saved me over £150 on my LPAs"

Each month we publish the best comments, emails and letters from our readers. Here are the best of September 2018

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Disinheritance: the dos and don'ts of cutting someone out of your will

With more and more legal disputes over wills, you need to make sure your instructions are watertight if you would prefer not to leave your kids a windfall

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Co-op launches new direct cremation service

Co-op Funeralcare has announced the launch of a new direct cremation service that slashes funeral costs for people who do not want a traditional send off.

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Why a Lasting Power of Attorney is still the answer

Denzil Lush, until recently the most senior judge in the UK Court of Protection, stated that despite there being 2.5 million Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) agreements in place, in England and Wales, he would never sign one...

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Get your will written for free in March

Over 55s can have their will written for free during March as part of the ‘Free Wills Month’ campaign.

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Deal of the week: Get your will written for free this January

Get your will written for free this January thanks to the Macmillan Cancer Support charity.

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Moneywise users update wills after important milestones, but a third don’t have one

Nearly three in 10 (29%) Moneywise.co.uk users plan to review or update their wills after important milestones, the results of our latest poll reveal.

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Three in five don’t have a will: Sort yours during Will Aid Month

Parents and cohabiting couples are being urged to make sure they have a will in place to prevent unforeseen outcomes if the worst were to happen.

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Funeral payment claims to be made easier

From next year, it should be easier for bereaved families and friends to claim funeral payments.

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