Banks and Bank Accounts

What’s being done to help mortgage prisoners?

Posted November 15, 2019by Sarah Pennells - Last updated - November 15, 2019 Font size Thousands of people – so called ‘mortgage prisoners’ are currently trapped in their mortgage, paying a high rate ...[Read More]

Buy now, pay later when you shop online

Posted November 11, 2019by Sarah Pennells - Last updated - November 15, 2019 Font size Online retailers are offering ‘buy now, pay later’ options to shoppers. What’s involved and what are the pros and...[Read More]

SavvyWoman FREE Event on November 20th – how to find professional help with your finances

Posted November 5, 2019by Sarah Pennells - Last updated - November 8, 2019 Font size Home » Saving & Investing » SavvyWoman FREE Event on November 20th – how to find professional help with your fi...[Read More]

Marriage, living together and civil partnership – what’s the difference?

Posted November 1, 2019by Sarah Pennells - Last updated - November 1, 2019 Font size Most people decide to get married or to start living together for romantic reasons (you’d certainly hope so!) You m...[Read More]

Wake up! Over 50s will get extra pension updates

Posted November 1, 2019by Sarah Pennells - Last updated - November 1, 2019 Font size From today, anyone who has a ‘pot’ type of pension will get regular ‘wake-up’ reminders from their pension company ...[Read More]

Gender equality could get worse unless the government intervenes

Posted October 29, 2019by Sarah Pennells - Last updated - October 29, 2019 Font size A new report says that women are at risk of losing out more as we live longer, unless the government takes steps to...[Read More]

Credit union savings accounts

Posted October 28, 2019by Sarah Pennells - Last updated - October 28, 2019 Font size If you want to save, there’s an alternative to a bank or building society account – and that’s a credit union. Find...[Read More]

What are Backto60 and WASPI doing? What’s the latest for 1950s women?

Posted October 17, 2019by Sarah Pennells - Last updated - October 17, 2019 Font size What are the campaign groups for 1950s women affected by the state pension age rise doing? What’s happened since th...[Read More]

Tips on how to start a pension when you’re self employed

If you work for yourself, you lose out when it comes to pensions in two ways: firstly, you don’t get employer contributions and secondly, as your income is normally unpredictable, you may find it hard...[Read More]

The Woodford flagship fund will be wound up

Almost five months after Neil Woodford’s Equity Income Fund was frozen it is going to be wound up – and some investors aren’t happy about it. Find out why the Woodford fund is being wound up. The back...[Read More]

What can you do with a £170 million lottery win?

Posted October 10, 2019by Sarah Pennells - Last updated - October 10, 2019 Font size Yesterday, someone won the £170 million Euromillions jackpot. We don’t yet know if it’s one individual or a syndica...[Read More]

The judicial review has dismissed the claim by Backto60 about the state pension age rise

Posted October 3, 2019by Sarah Pennells - Last updated - October 3, 2019 Font size Home » Pensions & Retirement » The judicial review has dismissed the claim by Backto60 about the state pension ag...[Read More]

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