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Piano playing pensioner raising thousands for the NHS

Piano playing pensioner raising thousands for the NHS

1 day ago   |   Press and Journal

A 98-year-old great-grandmother, inspired by the Captain Tom Moore, is overcoming her battle with arthritis to play piano for 100 days in support of the NHS. Rebecca Parker was...
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Take the PIP test online and find out how much money you could get from the DWP

Take the PIP test online and find out how much money you could get from the DWP

2 days ago   |   Daily Record

The Department for Work and Pensions could give you between £23.60 and £151.40 per week if you qualify for Personal Independence Payment
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VICTORIA BISCHOFF: How many women have missed out in retirement? 

VICTORIA BISCHOFF: How many women have missed out in retirement? 

3 days ago   |   Daily Mail

It is shameful that retired women are being forced to fight hard to get the state pension they deserve. It is estimated these wives, widows and divorcees may now be owed up to...
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Have you been left short changed by government pension blunders?

Have you been left short changed by government pension blunders?

3 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Campaigners are calling for the Department for Work and Pensions to conduct a full investigation into how many women have missed out on their pensions and how it was allowed to...
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My pension pot could run out within four years - what can I do?

My pension pot could run out within four years - what can I do?

5 days ago   |   Daily Mail

My financial adviser rote yesterday to say due to the downturn in the value of the fund if I maintained the present income stock would have to be sold and the fund would only...
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Grandparents can get £260 a year for looking after the kids by phone or video

Grandparents can get £260 a year for looking after the kids by phone or video

7 days ago   |   The Mirror

The money goes towards their state pension and ensures they get the full amount - or as much as they can - when they retire. Here's how it works and who can apply for it
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Grandparents can keep state pension credits for childcare in lockdown

Grandparents can keep state pension credits for childcare in lockdown

8 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Many grandparents get credits for providing childcare. But normal arrangements have been upended by restrictions to safeguard elderly people and halt the spread of Covid-19.
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Savers forced to dip into pensions early could pay double tax

Savers forced to dip into pensions early could pay double tax

10 days ago   |   Daily Mail

HMRC taxes some savers more than it should when they make one-off lump sum withdrawals, because it assumes the amount will be taken as regular income - leaving the saver to...
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Legal & General told to axe dividend over £10bn bond 'loss'

Legal & General told to axe dividend over £10bn bond 'loss'

11 days ago   |   Daily Mail

The UK Shareholders' Association is urging the pensions and savings group to suspend its £754m payout, due next month, arguing that the economic outlook is far too uncertain.
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I've lost my husband to Covid 19 and can't claim state pension

I've lost my husband to Covid 19 and can't claim state pension

12 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Overnight, the previous joint income total has been reduced by over two thirds and I am left with barely enough to cover monthly direct debit bills, let alone living costs and...
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