State pension age changes for women: Permission to Appeal lodged in High Court

STATE PENSION age changes have seen the state pension age rise for women. Today, a campaign group which opposes the changes has announced it has lodged an application for permission to appeal at the High Court. Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...

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By admin On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
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What happens to Premium Bonds when you die? NS&I explains what happens if prize is won

PREMIUM BONDS are something which some savers will opt to purchase during their lifetime. However, what happens to Premium Bonds when one dies is a question many will wonder about. Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
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Who pays Inheritance Tax on gifts? Why timing of gift can have a big impact on tax charged

INHERITANCE TAX is a tax on the estate of a person who has died. Who pays Inheritance Tax on gifts and how does the timing of a gift being given affect the amount of Inheritance Tax that is paid? Daily Express More...

By admin On Monday, October 21st, 2019
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Pound Euro exchange rate: GBP/EUR rises despite Speaker denying ‘meaningful vote’

The pound edged up against the euro this afternoon, with the pairing currently trading at around €1.164 thanks to a fresh bout of Brexit optimism. Brexit news remains front and centre today after Prime Minister More...

By admin On Monday, October 21st, 2019
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‘It’ll NEVER happen’ – Finance expert blasts Facebook cryptocurrency 

THE head of the biggest bank in America has poured scorn on Facebook’s plan to launch a bitcoin-style cryptocurrency. Libra is a blockchain digital currency planned to be launched in 2020. The social media More...

By admin On Monday, October 21st, 2019
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Pound live: Sterling hits five-month high amid ‘optimism’ for MPs passing a Brexit deal

THE POUND reached $ 1.30 today, hitting its highest level since May 2019. It came ahead of Boris Johnson being set for a showdown with Commons Speaker John Bercow, with the Prime Minister expected to push for More...

By admin On Monday, October 21st, 2019
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Who can claim Universal Credit? You may be eligible to get help each month

UNIVERSAL CREDIT is a payment which is replacing six types of benefits, which are known as legacy benefits. Who can get Universal Credit? There are some criteria to fulfil in order to be eligible to claim. Daily More...

By admin On Monday, October 21st, 2019
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Text scam warning: HMRC reveals simple way to spot a bogus tax refund message

TEXT messages are sent and received daily, and while many will be genuine, there are some which exist which could contain a scam. HM Revenue and Customs has revealed the simple way in which a person may be able More...

By admin On Sunday, October 20th, 2019
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Retirement and me: ‘Worst case scenario, I’ll sell my flat’ Woman reveals contingency plan

RETIREMENT AND ME is Express.co.uk’s weekly series which looks at how people are spending – or plan to spend – their time and money following retirement. This week, Sandra Forbes has revealed her More...

By admin On Saturday, October 19th, 2019
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Universal Credit UK: Poorest families ‘£580 worse-off’ after freeze – will amount rise?

UNIVERSAL CREDIT and other state benefits have undergone a four-year freeze, which began in 2016. A new analysis suggests a lower income couple with children are an estimated £580 per year worse-off, due to the More...