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Care costs top financial fears list

More than half of people aged 45 to 65 said that they fear the cost of old age care, topping NFU Mutual’s financial fear list.

Investments | 26 Sep 2014
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BLOG: Labour's proposed 'Mansion Tax' is unfair

Taxing property wealth is the bluntest of instruments, says Russell Quirk.

Mortgages | 25 Sep 2014
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Labour’s £1.2bn mansion tax to hit 100,000 homeowners

More than 100,000 owners of valuable homes would have to pay an average of almost £1,000 a month under Labour’s mansion tax plans.

Mortgages | 25 Sep 2014
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The perils of emotional financial planning

Planning your financial future with your heart rather than your head can have a major impact on your long-term wealth.

Investments | 23 Sep 2014
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BLOG: The government must stop penalising elderly travellers

Elderly travellers and those with health issues hoping to take a break this year are being doubly penalised through an anomaly in the tax system.

Insurance | 19 Sep 2014
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Planning ahead: Pre-paid funeral plans

It seems churlish to complain about the cost of burying a loved one, but it can be a considerable - and often unexpected - expense.

Savings | 17 Sep 2014
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Avoidance or evasion: Legal and illegal ways to minimise tax

Bob Fraser, senior client partner, Towry, talks about the best and worst ways to try and minimise your tax bill.

Tax | 03 Sep 2014
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Financial adviser who preyed on the bereaved jailed for £85k theft

A financial adviser has been jailed for five years at Preston Crown Court for stealing a total of £85,470 from elderly victims.

Retirement | 19 Aug 2014
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The ultimate student money guide

Little tricks here and there could save students hundreds of pounds. We reveal some of the best.

Savings | 12 Aug 2014
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Expat tax threat could net govt £400m

Hundreds of thousands of expats who raise an income in the UK could lose their right to use the personal allowance.

Tax | 12 Aug 2014
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Savers could pay IHT while they are still living

Savers could be forced to pay inheritance tax while they are still alive, under a new drive against tax avoidance planned by the government.

Inheritance Tax | 11 Aug 2014
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One in ten thinks government will pay for funeral

One in ten Brits wrongly believes that the government will pick up the tab for their funeral, a survey has found.

Income Tax | 17 Jul 2014
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BLOG: The inheritance tax net will continue to widen

Jacqueline Almond and Catherine O'Reilly call for a greater focus on inheritance tax as property prices skyrocket.

Inheritance Tax | 17 Jul 2014
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'Plebgate' MP invested in scheme HMRC says avoided tax

Former government chief whip Andrew Mitchell has invested in a high-profile film financing company considered to be a tax avoidance scheme by HMRC.

Income Tax | 17 Jul 2014
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One in four employees fears an imminent job loss

More than one in four UK employees fear they will lose their job within the next six months, according Glassdoor’s UK Employment Confidence Survey.

Savings | 16 Jul 2014

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