Men have form when it comes to pension selfishness, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Greedy husbands could transfer all the money and spend the lot, leaving you with nothing.
In this short video tutorial, Ed Bowsher runs through the nuts and bolts of opening a stocks and shares Isa, and gives you some investment ideas to consider.
The retailer’s plan to offer a range of savings options may inspire others, says David Prosser.
Apps on your mobile phone can help you salt away cash and manage your finances. But these tools may be less useful than they seem, says Ruth Jackson.
It is possible to pass on a lot of money to your heirs and pay no inheritance tax. But the plan has some rather large flaws, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Many savers are paying too much tax on their pension withdrawals, says David Prosser.
The rates you will get at airport foreign exchanges are worse than you might think – planning ahead really is worthwhile, says Ruth Jackson.
Making the over-65s pay national insurance is a sensible idea, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Promising the young a £10,000 lump sum isn’t.