HMRC building sign in London

Income Tax doubles since 2000 – here are 2 allowances to help your money go further

The amount of Income Tax paid to HMRC has doubled since the turn…
Calendar with a date circled in red and a note reading “Retire!”

When can you access your pension? It might be further away than you think

The age you can access defined contribution (DC) pensions is…
Jar labelled “pension” tipped over with coins spilling out

Has Covid-19 affected your pension? Here’s how to weigh up the impact and rebuild it

Lockdowns and restrictions have affected the financial security…
Desk filled with paperwork and tablet that says “mortgage”

Why interest rates could start to rise in 2022 and what it means for your mortgage

Low interest rates have made borrowing money cheaper than ever,…
Couple carrying boxes into a new home

Is shared ownership a solution for struggling first-time buyers?

For aspiring first-time buyers, taking that first step on the…
Young woman holding house keys while hugging a man

Is the Bank of Mum and Dad closing? 3 tips for saving your deposit

Over the last few years, the Bank of Mum and Dad has played a…
Pink piggy bank on a wooden table

25% of Brits have less than £500 saved, here’s how to boost your emergency fund

New research from the Yorkshire Building Society has revealed…
Close up of woman walking up stairs

What is pension tax relief? How it can help you reach retirement goals

There are many excellent reasons to save into a pension. One…
Senior couple clinking champagne on a yacht deck

Should you take a tax-free lump sum from your pension to celebrate retirement in style?

What are your plans for your first few years of retirement? Being…