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A generation sleepwalking into retirement poverty

A generation sleepwalking into retirement poverty

4 days ago   |   Daily Mail

The People's Pension's report, unveiled for the first time in Money Mail today, lays bare the 'binary' choice pensioners currently have between costly financial advice - or...
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Dormant pensions and investments to be handed to charity

Dormant pensions and investments to be handed to charity

6 days ago   |   Daily Mail

An estimated £800m could be raised by expanding the current scheme, which has raised £745m from inactive bank and building society accounts since 2011.
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Six in ten pensioner homeowners are failing to claim entitled benefits

Six in ten pensioner homeowners are failing to claim entitled benefits

6 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Some 42 per cent of eligible homeowners are failing to claim any benefit at all, losing out on £830 a year on average, according to a report by Just Group,
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Insurance giant ReAssure's transfers end in chaos

Insurance giant ReAssure's transfers end in chaos

7 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Customers were wrongly informed that they faced higher annual charges on their pensions, and in some cases letters were sent to the nominated beneficiaries of policies rather...
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Yob shoved pensioner, 81, to ground and stole purse as she lay injured

Yob shoved pensioner, 81, to ground and stole purse as she lay injured

7 days ago   |   Metro

Jay Makwana snatched a woman's purse with £200 in it A man has been jailed for stealing a woman's purse while pretending to be a good samaritan. Jay Makwana, 40, was captured...
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Dormant asset scheme to be expanded beyond bank accounts

8 days ago   |   The Guardian

Insurance, pension and investment assets to be shifted to Reclaim Fund and could aid Covid relief efforts Savers who have lost track of pension and investment funds will have...
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The co-heads of Goldman Sachs' $1.8 trillion money manager reveal their playbook for standing out in an industry that's getting hammered

The co-heads of Goldman Sachs' $1.8 trillion money manager reveal their playbook for standing out in an industry that's getting hammered

9 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The asset management industry is struggling. Passive investing approaches are taking over, driving down fees for hundreds of smaller active managers and...
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Is it worth putting redundancy money into your pension?

Is it worth putting redundancy money into your pension?

10 days ago   |   Daily Mail

The move might be particularly beneficial for over-55s, who can gain immediate access to their pension pots if they want.
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Why can't my son get the benefit money that he is entitled to?

11 days ago   |   The Guardian

He should be able to get a universal credit payment backdated because of illness My son fell ill in September and was put into an induced coma. He was in hospital for two weeks...
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No wealth levy before tax reform, Rishi Sunak is told 

No wealth levy before tax reform, Rishi Sunak is told 

11 days ago   |   Daily Mail

The Institute for Fiscal Studies said Sunak should focus on whipping into shape 'badly designed' charges such as pensions tax, council tax, inheritance tax and capital gains tax.
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Premier League's top 10 January transfers including Man Utd and Liverpool moves

Premier League's top 10 January transfers including Man Utd and Liverpool moves

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How to leave your finances in order after you've gone

One person who knows this is Ian Dibb. Eighteen years ago, his sister took her own life. Two years later, his mum died of lung cancer. Dealing with all the subsequent... Read more ...

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Kitchenware entrepreneur mulls £100m-plus sale of business

Kitchenware entrepreneur mulls £100m-plus sale of business

Daniel O'Neill, founder of ProCook, has hired consultants at KPMG to advise on options as he looks to expand the firm on to the Continent. Read more ...

Video-sharing app TikTok makes £88m loss in UK

Video-sharing app TikTok makes £88m loss in UK

The Chinese firm brought in sales of £14.7million in 2019, but spent £80.2million on sales and marketing as it expanded quickly. Administrative expenses came to £12.6million. Read more ...