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Autumn Statement Roundup 2016

Philip Hammond’s first Autumn Statement offered few surprises for savers and investors. Given the recent seismic changes to the UK pension system, this may have been no bad thing. The main focus of the new Chancellor’s speech was on the potential short-term impact of Britain’s process of withdrawal...

New tax rates and allowances for 2017/18

6 April marked the beginning of the 2017/18 tax year and the arrival of...

Financial Planning Q&A

Q: I’ve got some savings and a decent pension pot, but could do with sorting out my finances...

Budget reaction – Bryan Manley-Green

Our Carefree Down-to-Earther Saga Saver, Bryan Manley-Green's, reaction to...

Budget reaction – Carol Bell

Our Super-Savvy Saga Saver, Carol Bell's, reaction to the recent Budget announcement...

Budget reaction - Jenny Jones

Our Cautious Play-It-Safer Saga Saver, Jenny Jones', reaction to the recent Budget...

Budget reaction – John King

Our Financial Adventurer, John King's, reaction to the recent Budget announcement.

Budget reaction – Sandra Morrell

Our Family-First Plate Spinner, Sandra Morrell's, reaction to the recent Budget...

Budget 2017: Aggressive cut to tax-free dividend allowance

As widely anticipated, from a personal finance perspective...

Tax allowances Q&A

Q: I’ve been told that I can carry over my tax allowances to next year. Is that right?

Saga - Why choose an ISA?

Q. Since we all now have a personal savings allowance it means I can earn £1,000 interest...

New Year financial resolutions – John King, our Financial Adventurer

New Year financial resolutions from John King...

Investments vs Savings Q&A

Q: I inherited some investments from my father – a mixture of funds and shares – and...

Why choose a Stocks and Shares ISA over a cash ISA?

Interest rates have been at record lows for more than six years...

Autumn Statement Roundup 2016

Philip Hammond’s first Autumn Statement offered few surprises for savers and investors...

Assume the brace position: markets react to shock Trump win

Following the presidential election result in the United...

Make your savings last

Make your savings last The Bank of England’s base-rate cut creates even more turmoil...

We meet Steve Webb – the man who gave you your pension freedoms

In this exclusive interview, Jason Hollands, Managing...

Could you be at risk of a 55% tax hit on your pension?

We all dream of saving as much as possible into our pensions...

How to keep on top of the cost of investing

When it comes to investing your money on the stock market, you often...

Choosing the right investments

When there are thousands of investment products to choose from, how do you make...

How to beat the savings ‘slaughter’

As one BBC reporter put it, Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England...

Giving grandchildren a financial head-start

Many of us want to help to build a healthy financial future for our...

Brexit: What to do as the dust settles

The UK’s decision to vote to leave the European Union has had a turbulent...

Investing without losing sleep

With interest rates at rock bottom, savers are looking for a decent return. But...

Brexit: what happens after the vote to leave?

The results are finally in. After weeks of campaigning, the people...

Why big name fund managers aren’t necessarily the best

Some fund managers reach a point in their career when they...

What’s new for pensions?

Speculation over the Budget is often at odds with the reality of the Chancellor’s statement...

Will you be better off in the new tax year? Find out in our guide

The 6 April marked the beginning of a new tax...

Budget 2016 – find out all the changes that will affect your finances

The Budget is one of the most important days...

What to expect from Wednesday’s Budget

The Budget is the biggest financial event of the year, where the Chancellor...

Five financial issues you cannot ignore this year

We’re two months into the new year and there are plenty of changes...

How buying British could be the key to a healthier income

Take a look up from your laptop or iPad, wherever you’re...

Take advantage of this huge pension tax perk before it disappears

If you're saving for retirement, the Government...

How much tax could an ISA save you?

Individual savings accounts (ISAs) are often described as ‘tax-efficient wrappers’...

How are my investments protected?

On 1 January 2016, a significant change was made to the way savings are protected...

Do you know your pension freedoms?

Pensions. They’ve been in the news a lot over the past couple of years, mainly...

Five things you need to know about this year’s Autumn Statement

Yesterday, the Chancellor of the Exchequer delivered...

We’re holding a Pension Amnesty

Saving for retirement isn’t just about paying into a pension. It’s about making...

The easy way to have your investments managed

If you don’t fancy choosing your own investments but still want...

How can our financial planners help you?

The role of a financial planner is to help you establish what your financial...

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Saga - Why choose an ISA?

Q. Since we all now have a personal savings allowance it means I can earn £1,000 interest...

2
How to beat the savings ‘slaughter’

As one BBC reporter put it, Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England...

3
Budget 2016 – find out all the changes that will affect your finances

The Budget is one of the most important days...

4
Why choose a Stocks and Shares ISA over a cash ISA?

Interest rates have been at record lows for more than six years...

6
Brexit: what happens after the vote to leave?

The results are finally in. After weeks of campaigning, the people...

8
What to expect from Wednesday’s Budget

The Budget is the biggest financial event of the year, where the Chancellor...

9
New tax rates and allowances for 2017/18

6 April marked the beginning of the 2017/18 tax year and the arrival of...

10
Brexit: What to do as the dust settles

The UK’s decision to vote to leave the European Union has had a turbulent...

11
Investing without losing sleep

With interest rates at rock bottom, savers are looking for a decent return. But...

12
Budget 2017: Aggressive cut to tax-free dividend allowance

As widely anticipated, from a personal finance perspective...

15
Make your savings last

Make your savings last The Bank of England’s base-rate cut creates even more turmoil...

16
Tax allowances Q&A

Q: I’ve been told that I can carry over my tax allowances to next year. Is that right?

17
What’s new for pensions?

Speculation over the Budget is often at odds with the reality of the Chancellor’s statement...

18
Giving grandchildren a financial head-start

Many of us want to help to build a healthy financial future for our...

20
Choosing the right investments

When there are thousands of investment products to choose from, how do you make...

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