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Who wants to be a pension millionaire?

by Michelle McGagh on Mar 24, 2015 at 14:46

How much would you have to put away each month to reach the £1 million lifetime limit on pension savings?

'Drip feed your ISA' as skittish investors take profits

by Gavin Lumsden on Mar 26, 2015 at 16:40

Investors pulled money out of funds investing in the UK and US  last month as stock markets hit a high.

UK inflation falls to zero for first time on record

by Daniel Grote on Mar 24, 2015 at 09:33

Consumer price inflation fell to 0% in February, down from 0.3% in January.

How to keep your pension safe from cold callers

by Michelle McGagh on Mar 30, 2015 at 16:44

Millions of people have had their pension details sold to scammers and cold-callers. Here's what you should know to protect yourself.

'Pension dashboards' get go-ahead to keep savers on track

by Jun Merrett on Mar 26, 2015 at 17:21

City regulator confirms plans to create 'pensions dashboards' to enable savers to view all their retirement savings in one place.

Pension Freedom: look out for emergency tax codes

by Michelle McGagh on Mar 26, 2015 at 11:52

Retirees who strip their pension of cash could pay punitive tax on emergency codes and have to wait a year to get back their money.

FTSE breaks through 7,000! (Duller weather forecast)

by Gavin Lumsden on Mar 20, 2015 at 16:45

The FTSE 100 closed at a new all-time high of 7,022 as markets cheered the apparent delay in a rise in US interest rates. 

What the 'rollercoaster' Budget does for us

by Gavin Lumsden, Michelle McGagh on Mar 20, 2015 at 16:25

Everything you need to know about what lies in store after Budget 2015 .

Jupiter's Davies: banks are only clear value left in UK

by Daniel Grote on Mar 20, 2015 at 11:40

Citywire AAA-rated manager says UK banks 'look very appealing' and eyes 6p dividend payout from Lloyds.

How married couples can save £190,000 a year tax-free

by Michelle McGagh on Mar 19, 2015 at 15:56

The giveaways for savers in this year’s Budget mean a married couple can now save up to £190,000 tax-free each year.

Happy Birthday! Sipps turn 25

by Michelle McGagh on Mar 19, 2015 at 15:34

Twenty five years ago today, the first 'self-invested personal pension' was sold. Michelle McGagh talks to 'Mr Sipp' about what happened next.

Why Rathbones’ Stick is keeping hold of HSBC… for now

by Danielle Levy on Mar 12, 2015 at 14:00

HSBC has dominated the headlines for the wrong reasons recently. Rathbone Income manager Carl Stick is all too aware of this, but willing to continue holding the bank for the time being.

Budget 2015: 7 tax and pension predictions

by Michelle McGagh on Mar 12, 2015 at 13:35

Further pension tinkering, capital gains tax rises and an extension of ISA inheritance could be on the cards next week.

Tobacco stocks: is it time to kick the habit?

by Selin Bucak on Mar 11, 2015 at 16:11

MPs have voted to ban cigarette branding. With the tobacco sector under mounting pressure, is it now too risky to invest? 

Older workers champion calls for tax-free pensions to fund care

by William Robins on Mar 11, 2015 at 11:54

Pension funds should be available tax free if they are being used to pay for long-term care, according to a report by Ros Altmann.

MPs call for hike to pension freedom age

by Jun Merrett on Mar 10, 2015 at 10:25

MPs say allowing savers to cash in their pensions at age 55 could create 'unrealistic expectations' about retirement.

Why Richard Buxton bought back into Tesco

by David Sandham on Mar 09, 2015 at 13:58

Manager buys Tesco for the first time in nearly five years, enticed by new boss Dave Lewis' turnaround plan for the embattled supermarket.

Labour joins call for cap on pension 'drawdown' fees

by William Robins, Gavin Lumsden on Mar 06, 2015 at 17:22

Labour plans to limit 'rip-off' charges for new retirement income policies following a critical report into pensions by Which?

Savers: six facts about six long years

by Gavin Lumsden on Mar 06, 2015 at 16:43

Six years of historically low interest rates have punished savers (but been a gift for borrowers). There’s still time to invest though.

Watchdog strengthens rules on pension transfers

by Jun Merrett on Mar 04, 2015 at 17:07

Financial Conduct Authority beefs up advice rules amid fears the government's retirement reforms could lead workers into trouble.

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