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Millennials and Gen Z are ‘failing to prepare for retirement' - saving for property and dream holidays instead

Millennials and Gen Z are ‘failing to prepare for retirement' - saving for property and dream holidays instead

15 hours ago   |   Metro

Millennials are the least likely to make additional contributions to their workplace pension Young adults are not prioritising their pensions when it comes to saving - which...
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Should I cash in a £12,500 pension pot, buy an annuity or keep it invested?

Should I cash in a £12,500 pension pot, buy an annuity or keep it invested?

18 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

I need some guidance on whether to take it as one lump sum, part lump sum and annuity or simply leave it in for further growth. How big is the risk to keep the fund invested...
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US private equity giant closes in on deal with rival to snatch Morrisons

US private equity giant closes in on deal with rival to snatch Morrisons

2 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Fortress, which is backed by Softbank, has teamed up with US businessman Charles Koch and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to agree a £6.3billion offer for the...
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Committees write to Boris Johnson over ‘lack of action' on paid-for scam adverts

3 days ago   |   The Independent

The Treasury Committee and the Work and Pensions Committee have urged the Prime Minister to ‘look again' at the issue.
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DWP ‘failed to communicate women's state pension changes with enough urgency'

6 days ago   |   The Independent

The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman said it had received a significant number of complaints about the way changes were communicated.
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Debenhams pension scandal: MPs demand answers as retirees face 10% cut

Debenhams pension scandal: MPs demand answers as retirees face 10% cut

6 days ago   |   Daily Mail

The chairmen of two parliamentary committees say private equity firms accused of asset stripping Debenhams should be quizzed about the fate of the department store's pensioners.
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Savers can beat state pension pot age hike thanks to loophole 

Savers can beat state pension pot age hike thanks to loophole 

6 days ago   |   Daily Mail

HM Revenue & Customs yesterday confirmed that the minimum age at which a saver will be able to access their pension pot will rise from 55 to 57. The change will come into force...
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Dani Dyer 'faces police visit to recoup jailed ex Sammy Kimmence's stolen money'

Dani Dyer 'faces police visit to recoup jailed ex Sammy Kimmence's stolen money'

6 days ago   |   OK

Love Island's Dani Dyer split from Sammy Kimmence after he was sentenced to 3.5 years in jail for scamming two pensioners out of almost £34,000
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Dani Dyer faces police visit to recoup jailed ex Sammy Kimmence's stolen cash

Dani Dyer faces police visit to recoup jailed ex Sammy Kimmence's stolen cash

6 days ago   |   The Mirror

Dani Dyer is facing a visit from the police who will be trying to recoup the money that her ex-boyfriend Sammy Kimmence conned out of two pensioners
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Ombudsman slams DWP failures in telling women about pension age delay

Ombudsman slams DWP failures in telling women about pension age delay

6 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Women Against State Pension Inequality said the findings reinforced what it unfortunately knew all along. and has renewed calls for compensation to women who were affected.
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UK property prices are 30% higher than they were in 2007, Zoopla says

UK property prices are 30% higher than they were in 2007, Zoopla says

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Last of three Persimmon fats cats is quitting company

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Ryanair sees 'surge' in late bookings thanks to vaccinated travellers

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Raising retirement age could help Bank of England fight next recession

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Bitcoin mania 'just like Dutch tulip bubble', says hedge fund boss

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MARKET REPORT: Chinese chill fuels retreat from trusts

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