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Ruth Jackson

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Watch out for mortgage fees

A battle to get to the top of the best-buy tables has seen mortgage interest rates plummet, says Ruth Jackson. But don’t presume the option with the lowest interest rate is the cheapest deal.

How pensions are taxed

Pension taxation can be a complicated area, with tax relief, the money purchase annual allowance and lifetime allowances, for example. Ruth Jackson explains it all.

Save on your care costs

The number of people living in care homes is steadily increasing, says Ruth Jackson. This can mean you end up facing some hefty bills in later life.

Beware the 60% tax trap

The highest tax-band is 45%. But as Ruth Jackson explains, there is, in fact, a secret band that’s substantially higher than that.

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