State pension age changes: WASPI react as Lib Dems pledge support for women affected

STATE PENSION age changes for women was addressed at the Liberal Democrats’ 2019 Autumn Conference in Bournemouth, as the party pledged support for the women born in the 1950s who were affected by the changes. Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...

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By admin On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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Universal Credit changes happening next month – what’s changing & how may it affect you?

UNIVERSAL CREDIT changes are coming into force in October, following an announcement by the Department for Work and Pensions last week. What are the changes to Universal Credit Childcare support, and how may it More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Pound US Dollar: PM’s pledge sees exchange rate tumble from six-week highs

This afternoon, the pound remained muted against the US dollar, with the pairing currently trading at around £1.244. Today’s UK Supreme Court heard that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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How state pension claim can affect how Winter Fuel Payment is paid – do you need to claim?

STATE PENSION age is rising, with it set to reach 66 in October 2020, ahead of further increases. How may one’s state pension claim affect how the Winter Fuel Payment is paid? Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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What Inheritance Tax does a spouse pay? Why it may not be payable after partner’s death

INHERITANCE TAX may be payable on the estate of a deceased person, above a certain threshold. What Inheritance Tax does a spouse pay? Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...

By admin On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Will Universal Credit be scrapped under Labour? Talk of ‘medium-term’ plan, says source

THE LABOUR Party could be set to unveil plans to scrap Universal Credit should it win the General Election, according to reports. Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...

By admin On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Pound US dollar exchange rate: GBP/USD soars to its highest levels since July

THE pound US dollar exchange rate soared to its highest level since July today, with the pairing trading around $ 1.245 on rising hopes that a no-deal Brexit could be avoided on October 31. Daily Express :: Finance More...

By admin On Sunday, September 15th, 2019
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Universal Credit changes: When will you get paid? New system comes in to force on this day

UNIVERSAL CREDIT is changing in October for many. When will claimants be paid? What date do the changes come in to force? Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...

By admin On Sunday, September 15th, 2019
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Two sisters – two very different pension payouts: Are you getting the right amount?

RETIREMENT AND ME is the weekly series which takes a look at how retirees are spending their time and money later in life. Monica Philip has now shared her story, after discovering her state pension would not be More...

By admin On Sunday, September 15th, 2019
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Halifax launches zero-deposit mortgage for first time buyers to help Britons get on ladder

HALIFAX has launched zero-deposit mortgages for first time buyers in a bid to boost the chances of Britons getting on the housing ladder. Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...