Sting's announcement that he will not be passing his entire £180 million fortune to his children because he believes it would be an "albatross around their necks" has sparked a debate about inherited wealth.
One in ten Brits wrongly believes that the government will pick up the tab for their funeral, a survey has found.
Women's main priority is the health, happiness and financial security of their children, but almost half have never discussed with their family the financial implications if were to die or be unable to work.
SKI-ing (Spending the Kids's Inheritance) is becoming increasing popular, with around a quarter of parents planning to leave just a fraction of their estate – or none at all – to their children.
Almost a third of British adults neglect to revise their will following major life events such as marriage and divorce.
A growing number of Britons expect money they bequeath will go towards the day-to-day living expenses of their heirs, research has found.
People reaching retirement can expect to see their incomes drop by at least a third, according to a new report.
Around a third of Britons do not know how they will finance later life costs for themselves or a relative, according to new research.
We explain how today’s announcements on pensions and social care could affect you and your family.
A run-down of the possible measures to be announced this week.
More changes to the tax relief on pensions could destroy public faith in saving for retirement.
The well-off are receiving tax breaks on pension contributions worth on average 20 times those of ordinary workers, according to reports.
A potential gap looms between employee and employer expectations of when workers will retire, an Aegon report has warned.
Iain Duncan Smith has confirmed plans for a flat-rate state pension are still going ahead.
House prices rose by 1.3% in August, the largest monthly increase since January 2010, according to data released by Nationwide.
Try our easy-to-use calculators and make your money work harder.
Speak to an adviser