This is MoneyShould the triple lock be saved? Work and Pensions Secretary says 'ratchet effect' means it can't last - is he right?This is MoneyThe state pension triple lock cannot last and could still be axed in 2020, according to Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke. The controversial Tory manifesto plan to axe the valuable guarantee, which sees the state pension go up at least 2.5 per ...and more »
This is MoneyGet a mortgage by video: Banking giant Santander is latest to launch online interviews for home loansThis is MoneyHome buyers can now apply for a mortgage via online video thanks to a new service being rolled out by Santander. The bank announced today the launch of its mortgage video service for buyers and those looking to remortgage in 63 branches across the UK, ...Santander customers can now apply for a mortgage via video chat - in 63 UK branchesMirror.co.ukSantander offers high-tech option of video link with mortgage adviserAOL UKall 6 news articles »
Telegraph.co.ukFirst-time buyers: four ways to capitalise on falling house pricesTelegraph.co.ukLast week, figures from Rightmove, the online estate agent, revealed the average asking price for British properties has fallen for the first time since 2009, down 0.4pc in June. This meant annual growth rate slowed to 1.8pc. While this may be good ...
International AdviserUp to £50bn pulled from DB schemes in pension transfersInternational AdviserThe amount of money being withdrawn through transfers from defined benefit (DB) pension schemes in the UK has reached a record £50bn since the pension freedoms came into force, according to new figures released by professional service group Mercer.and more »
Pension Funds Online (blog)On pension planning and the capacity to bear lossesPension Funds Online (blog)The nature of pension planning has clearly changed as active working people today are building up smaller pensions. As a result people, are now more often confronted with the outlook of having insufficient income for all their intended future expenses.