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Returning to work after retiring: How it affects your pension and taxes

A surge of seniors who retired during the pandemic are returning to work out of financial necessity, new research shows.…

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Economy

Cost of living survival guide for pension savers

Pension savers had a rough year as household bills skyrocketed, while investment pots designed to finance old age plummeted amid…

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Economy

Why have I been kicked off the Warm Home Discount scheme?

Why have I been kicked off the Warm Home Discount Scheme? Steve Webb explains how the elderly can get help…

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Economy

Civil service meltdown leaves pensioners waiting SIX MONTHS for vital cash

When Nina Hayton saw a government ad for retirement credit payouts in August, she thought her prayers had been answered.…

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Economy

Do basic, Serps and graduated state pensions all rise 10.1% in April?

My pension is made up of basic, pension and scale parts AOW. In April 2022, it was increased in its…

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Economy

Probate applications on paper can take up six months. Online is quicker

Relatives trying to access estates wait an average of six weeks to obtain inheritance law, but using paper forms or…

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Economy

Should you retire at 60? Eight tips to help you decide

Not everyone has the luxury of choosing when to retire, as health, family, layoffs, and other factors can force you…

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Economy

How secure is your benefits plan?

They are often described as ‘gold plated’ or ‘guaranteed’. They are certainly ‘generous’. Today they are as rare as chicken…

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Economy

Can my ex-husband’s NI record increase my state pension?

Can my ex-husband’s BSN before our divorce be used to increase my state pension? Steve Webb replies: By Steve Webb…

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Economy

Family of 82-year-old woman overpaid £6,300 on care homes despite receiving NHS CHC funding

Rosemary Hanlon, pictured with her late second husband Malcolm, who her family says was ‘the love of her life’ The…

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