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Who will pay for your funeral

Who will pay for your funeral?

February 05 2015 | Category: Money advice

Such a lovely topic should always start with a quip. “In the city a funeral is just an interruption of traffic; in the country it is a form of entertainment. ” ― George Ade It is said that the only certainties in life are...

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Over 65 bonds

At last a decent interest rate for the older saver

January 15 2015 | Category: Money advice

National Savings and Investments (NS&I) have today launched the much awaited new issues of the 65+ Guaranteed Growth Bonds. There are two issues; a one year and three year fixed term deposits. Investment terms The invest...

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Health benefits are key to staff motivation

April 23 2014 | Category: Small Business Finance

Half of full time employees think health benefits packages improve their job satisfaction, according to research by Investors in People. The poll found that happy employees were seven per cent less likely to take an unnecessary...

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1 in 5 adults have no savings

1 in 5 adults have no savings

April 23 2014 | Category: Figures and Facts

Nine million people, or one in five UK adults, had no savings in 2013, a YouGov survey for Scottish Widows has revealed. The survey of 5,000 people found that 67 per cent of UK adults had savings last year, the lowest level sin...

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It’s time to take control of your pension

April 02 2014 | Category: Money advice

Although there is no bad time to review your retirement arrangements, with all the changes taking place in the sector, now is a particularly appropriate moment to ensure you are making the most of your pension. Lost and found ...

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What is auto enrolment?

March 25 2014 | Category: Small Business Finance

One of the largest-ever shake-ups in the history of UK pensions, automatic enrolment (auto-enrolment) was introduced in 2012 to provide wider access to pension savings. A changing demographic backdrop means that people in the UK a...

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