The Child Benefit Trap & Pensions

A major government review, lead by John Cridland (former director general of the CBI), looking into the long term viability of the state pension has recommended that the state pension age…read more →

Dividend income in the firing line!

Firstly, thanks to those eagle-eyed readers who have pointed out that the deposit limit for banks and building societies has recently changed (again!).  Unfortunately, this happened between writing the  last…read more →

State Pension under fire again

Back in the early summer, Lord Adair Turner, former chairman of the FSA and Pensions Commission, proposed raising the state pension age to 70 by 2030.  This would affect those…read more →