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Pension reform will ease divorce for 'silver separators'

by Michelle McGagh on Jan 29, 2015 at 12:55

Giving retirees greater control of their pension pots will make it easier to split assets when a couple divorce, say experts.

MP calls for cradle-to-grave saving service

by Michelle McGagh on Jan 28, 2015 at 10:09

Former Treasury minister Mark Hoban calls for the introduction of an online record of an individual's savings and pension pots.

How to hand over less of your pension to the taxman

by Michelle McGagh on Jan 27, 2015 at 08:00

Retirees who take large sums from their pension could pay more tax than they think.

Capita: cheap oil, strong dollar to boost dividends

by Gavin Lumsden on Jan 26, 2015 at 17:35

Total dividend payments to shareholders will fall this year, says Capita Asset Services, but the underlying picture is encouraging.

Carney warns of 'excessive risk taking' after euro QE

by Dylan Lobo on Jan 26, 2015 at 11:30

Bank of England governor Mark Carney backs Europe's huge stimulus effort but expresses concern at the impact quantitative easing could have on stock markets.

Q&A: how will eurozone QE work?

by Daniel Grote on Jan 22, 2015 at 17:38

The European Central Bank has launched a huge €1.1 trillion 'quantitative easing' bond buying programme. Here's how it works.

Pension guidance is okay but it isn't proper advice

by Michelle McGagh on Jan 22, 2015 at 17:12

The government is rolling out a pensions 'guidance' service. Experts say it will be helpful but nowhere near as good as taking professional advice.

How investment trusts beat other types of funds

by Gavin Lumsden on Jan 21, 2015 at 16:24

Which type of investment fund is best? New figures show how on average investment trusts can beat rival funds over the long term.

Savers miss out on £1.6bn interest each year

by Michelle McGagh on Jan 20, 2015 at 13:45

Failure to switch from low interest savings accounts means millions of people are not getting the best out of their hard-earned cash. 

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