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10 tax changes you need to know for 2019

The start of a new tax year is the perfect time to spring-clean your finances. Check out these tax changes to see whether you’ll be better or worse off in the year ahead

Our son has learning difficulties. How do we protect him in our will?

Friday, 21 June 2019 | Question and Answer

Making a will is a sensible step for anyone, irrespective of their circumstances because it makes sure that your wishes regarding who should benefit from your estate are fulfilled rather than relying on the law to decide.

"Control needed for rent levels": Moneywise readers best comments and letters in May 2019

Tuesday, 18 June 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 May 2019

Moneywise reveals its Personal Finance Teachers of the Year 2019

Tuesday, 18 June 2019 | Article

Moneywise celebrates the best of personal finance education in Britain, rewarding hard-working teachers who make the difference and go the extra mile for their students

Old and new ways to teach kids about cash

Friday, 14 June 2019 | Blog | By Rachel Rickard Straus

One of my favourite childhood possessions was a porcelain piggy bank dressed in blue trousers, matching braces, no shirt and a tie

When love is in the air don’t let money come between you

Friday, 14 June 2019 | Article

If you meet your soulmate when you’re in your 50s or 60s, then it’s likely that you will both come with some financial baggage.

Dementia sufferers more likely to fall victim to financial abuse

Wednesday, 12 June 2019 | News

A leading barrister has warned financial abuse is becoming a more “prevalent problem” and that among the most vulnerable are those diagnosed with dementia.

I’m a zero-rate taxpayer, so what is my personal savings allowance?

Wednesday, 12 June 2019 | Question and Answer

An extra tax break already helps those on a low income either pay no tax or reduced tax on their savings.

UK employment remains at record high but wage growth slows further

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 | News

The rate of UK employment remains at a record high, driven by the increase in the number of women working.

A third of self-assessed workers underpay taxes costing the Treasury billions in tax receipts

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 | News

The Treasury earns £8 billion less each year than it should thanks to underpayment of tax by self-assessed workers.

BBC to scrap free TV licences forcing millions of pensioners to pay

Monday, 10 June 2019 | News

The BBC has announced it is scrapping the free TV licence for over-75s.