Pensions Savings Investments

6 million over 50s in debt

Almost a third of people over the age of 50 are dealing with financial debt, repaying an average of £12,000.

Early 30s have half the wealth of the previous generation

People in their early 30s, who were born in the early 80s have half the wealth of the previous generation.

Home ownership more important than pensions for under 35s

Home ownership or pensions? Saving towards a new home is 3 times more important than saving for a pension for under-35s.

People uncertain on when they will retire

Want to work longer? More than a third of working adults are uncertain on when they will retire.

Pensions Dashboard prototype due in March 2017

The Treasury has announced the first prototype of the Pensions Dashboard will be ready by March 2017.

Lifetime ISA details confirmed in Savings Bill

The government has published its Savings Bill covering the details and bonuses of the Lifetime ISA.

ISA investments at record high

£80 billion was subscribed to ISA accounts during the 2015/16 tax year, according to figures released by HMRC.

Firms missing staging date

Are you complying with your auto-enrolment duties? Many firms are completing applications after their staging date has passed.

Parent’s financial habits key influence on children

Do your financial habits shape the way that your children deal with money? 25% of people admit to following the same financial behaviours as their parents.

New state pension – will you qualify?

Do you qualify for the new state pension? The government has agreed to write to those who do not have enough years of national insurance contributions to qualify for the new system.

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