Universal Credit: Pressure mounting on DWP to stop benefit deductions for overpayment | Personal Finance | Finance

“Jess’s and Mark’s income was already low, and now they simply do not have enough to live on.” Mr Lindin highlighted that one in ten waiver requests were successful in 202.  This was set against the 337,000 of new overpayments caused by DWP mistakes in the same period.  He added: “No matter how an overpayment of Universal Credit happened, More...

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Money saving tips: Mum shares simple way she can make up to £800 each | Personal Finance | Finance

One mother has found a way to make around £800 extra each month to supplement the household income. Anna-Maria, 57 is a housewife and cares for her children who have special needs. She has been able to use More...

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Thousands could ditch TV licence and save 159 a year – could you? | Personal Finance | Finance

In total, five groups of people could be entitled to a reduction or refund on their TV licence. Blind or severely sight impaired people are entitled to a 50 percent reduction on their TV licence. Residents in More...

By admin On Monday, August 8th, 2022
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Middle earners ‘burning through savings’ to pay soaring energy bills | Personal Finance | Finance

Britons who earn an average wage are being warned they will probably have to dip into their savings to meet rising prices. The proportion of middle earners with enough savings to be resilient will dip below More...

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Free prescription age may rise but Britons could ‘save money’ through useful document | Personal Finance | Finance

The NHS Business Services Authority stated that if this is the case, then people can return their certificate with a legal document proving the name change and they will send out a new one free of charge. In More...

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Gambling giants betting US moves will maintain profits | City & Business | Finance

Shareholders too will look for robustness as they await a White Paper which may add curbs to the sector. Both firms have shielded themselves somewhat from the shaky UK market with strong growth in the US where More...

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Retirement planning: Dave Ramsey suggests how man can have ‘more than enough’ to retire | Personal Finance | Finance

On the Ramsey Show – Highlights Youtube channel, the American personal finance personality advised a caller on how he can retire a millionaire. Dom wanted advice on the amount of money he needed to retire. As More...

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Nationwide offers one of the ‘best’ rates for savers with their Triple Access Account | Personal Finance | Finance

Moneyfacts listed the Triple Access Online Saver as one of the “best” easy-access savings accounts currently available for savers. Other accounts featured on the list offering the same rate were Saga Easy More...

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Free bus pass: State pension age change could affect your eligibility | Personal Finance | Finance

The free bus pass is available for people when they reach state pension age, which is currently 66. However under Government proposals, the state pension age may change in the upcoming years. This would mean More...

By admin On Saturday, August 6th, 2022
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Britons could claim an extra £150 to help with energy bills this winter but deadline looms | Personal Finance | Finance

People claiming certain Government benefits will be able to get an energy bill discount via the Warm Home Discount scheme. Eligible households will get £150 towards their energy bills. People claiming certain More...