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Savings

Average buyer saves £1k via help-to-buy ISA

Millions may have a forgotten account they can still use.

State pensions predicted to rise by 8%

The raise would cost the Treasury £3 billion.

Treasury considers investing pension pots into startups

It comes as the Government seeks capital for recovery.

Thousands leave NHS pension scheme over tax bills

Over four years, 180,000 staff left the scheme.

£305,000 needed for a ‘comfortable’ retirement

That equates to £26,000 a year.

Workplace pension contributions bounce back after slump

Employee contributions increased by 12% in Q3 2020.

New help-to-buy equity loan scheme set to launch

First-time buyers can get up to 20% off the cost of a new home.

Retirement plans changed due to COVID-19

13% of over-50s have adjusted their retirement age.

State pension age increases to 66

Men and women now receive their state pension at 66.

Teenagers gain access to child trust funds for first time

Around 55,000 accounts are set to mature each month.