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Thousands of bereaved spouses pay unnecessary tax on inherited Isas

Wednesday, 02 January 2019 | News

Thousands of bereaved partners could be incurring unnecessary tax bills because they fail to take advantage of an Isa transfer allowance.

Weird and wonderful budgeting tips

Monday, 31 December 2018 | Article

Are you living from one pay day to the next and failing to save anything for your future? To get a better grip on your cashflow, try adopting some of these old-school budgeting tips with a modern-day twist

Have yourself a merry little tax return: thousands file self-assessments on Christmas Day

Thursday, 27 December 2018 | News

Thousands of taxpayers filed self-assessment returns on Christmas Day, according to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

Financial education: why it matters to start young

Monday, 24 December 2018 | Blog | By Carol Knight

You may not immediately think retirement and teaching children about money are things that go together. But for me and my colleagues at TISA, we see the two as going hand in hand

What next for the winners of our Personal Finance Teacher of the Year awards?

Thursday, 20 December 2018 | Article

Six months ago, Moneywise awarded a primary and a secondary school our Personal Finance Teacher of the Year award – each received prize money of £3, 250.

Santander fined £32.8 million for failing to pass on inheritances worth tens of millions of pounds to bereaved families

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 | News

Bereaved families were deprived of tens of millions of pounds left to them by their loved ones due to systemic failings at Santander bank, it has been revealed. 

Making it easy to close the economics knowledge gap

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 | Article

Just 60 years ago, the economy was rarely spoken about. Today, you can barely escape it. But has our economic literacy kept up? Moneywise explores the case for making it compulsory…

New rights to protect gig economy workers: here's what they mean for you

Monday, 17 December 2018 | News

The government is setting out what it claims is the biggest package of workplace reforms for over 20 years to meet the challenges of the changing world of work and the growing gig economy.

Bosses of nuisance call companies can now be fined £500,000

Monday, 17 December 2018 | News

Company directors whose firms make unsolicited nuisance calls are now directly liable and could face fines of up to £500,000 under new rules.

Brace yourself for council tax rises of up to 5% in 2019, adding £80 a year to the average bill

Friday, 14 December 2018 | News

Households can expect to see council tax rise by as much as 5% in 2019 following the publication of the government’s annual local government funding settlement.