Personal finance

Stories that impact your personal finances, such as interest rates, inflation and savings, as well as mortgage rates, annuities, retirement and the state pension.

4 years on from COVID-19 – what’s happened to the pharma industry?

19 April 2024 - 26 mins
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UK inflation falls to 3.2% – what's next for interest rates, savings and annuities

18 April 2024
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Ditching high street banks could save you hundreds this tax year – how to find the best Cash ISA rates

18 April 2024
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5 savvy strategies to supercharge your pension this tax year

12 April 2024
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State Pension rising – how much can you get now?

10 April 2024
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The NatWest sale and privatisation - from British Gas to Royal Mail: What to tell Sid now

5 April 2024 - 26 mins
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‘British ISA’ announced in 2024 Spring Budget – what we know so far

4 April 2024
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ISAs are changing next tax year – what you need to know

4 April 2024
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Why you should make the most of your ISA allowance while you still can

28 March 2024
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25 years of ISAs – what’s changed and what’s next for ISAs?

27 March 2024

Annuities, drawdown and lump sums – 5 things we learned 10 years on from pension freedoms

25 March 2024
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How could the 2% National Insurance cut boost your pension?

22 March 2024
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The last chance to save tax: beating the pension and ISA deadline

21 March 2024 - 30 mins
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Interest rates hold at 5.25% and inflation falls to 3.4% – what it means for savers

21 March 2024
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Cash ISAs biggest ever year – what’s next for 2024?

20 March 2024
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Annuity rates on the rise again – time to buy?

14 March 2024

Banking on good news

13 March 2024 - 30 mins
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UK financial watchdog urging savers to switch – how to get better savings rates?

12 March 2024
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What does the 2024 Spring Budget mean for government bonds (gilts)?

11 March 2024
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A financial adviser’s view on the 2024 Spring Budget

8 March 2024
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