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Blog: Telling pensioners when they're going to die makes sense

A sand-timer

The government's idea that retirees should be told when they're likely to die has been met with shock. But this information is vital for financial planning.

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Dip in nation's salt consumption

  •  15 Apr, 2014
Salt

People eating less salt in their diets has led to a fall in the number of heart disease deaths in England, a study suggests.

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Rising number of families lack rainy day savings

Saving for a rainy day

UK families are saving less and forgoing vital insurance, leaving millions without a financial safety net, according to new research by Scottish Widows.

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New rules set to make it harder to get a mortgage

Model house in human hands

From the end of April, lenders will subject mortgage applications to greater scrutiny – and this could affect your chances of buying a home.

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Annuities still safe bet despite pension rule changes

Pensions file

Flexible pension rules mean people will be able to take more risk with their cash at retirement. But research suggests annuities will remain popular.

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Many don't recognise they are obese

  •  08 Apr, 2014
A cigarette being smoked

Millions of Britons are putting themselves at risk of early death by failing to recognise they are obese, a report suggests.

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Rates to remain low until 2015

  •  07 Apr, 2014
Bank of England

Bank of England rate-setters are expected to leave the cost of borrowing on hold this week amid signs that the pace of the recovery may be slowing down.

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New drop in household savings ratio

  •  31 Mar, 2014
Money in piggy bank

New figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the household savings ratio continued to drop last year.

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29% of Brits feel uneasy talking about death

Woman having uneasy conversation

Almost a third of people aren’t comfortable discussing death, leading many to ignore important life insurance cover, new research shows.

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Three ways to clear your debts

Wiping word debt off blackboard

If your outgoings have pushed your finances into the red, we look at three ways to clear your debts and get your bank balance back in the black.

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