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Pensioner National Insurance levy will rise. Charged on pension income | Personal Finance | Finance

When I wrote Pensioners to pay National Insurance! Shock tax move to fund social care on September 4, I feared I was exaggerating the threat. Especially since I hadn’t seen any other journalist pick up on the danger. I needn’t have worried. Three days later, Boris Johnson announced that pensioners really will pay NI, although he dressed More...

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By admin On Saturday, September 18th, 2021
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Not state pension age? Withdrawing your pension could mean you miss out on extra cash | Personal Finance | Finance

Accessing one’s pension early may seem like a potentially attractive option to boost finances in the short-term, especially during the uncertain economic times that are still ongoing as a result of the COVID-19 More...

By admin On Friday, September 17th, 2021
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Universal Credit reduces as you earn – but some could keep all of their earnings | Personal Finance | Finance

Sonya Ruparel, Director of Programmes and Partnerships at Turn2Us, said: “There is an endemic issue of unclaimed benefits in the UK. “The confusing, sometimes hostile, and often stigmatising world of social More...

By admin On Friday, September 17th, 2021
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Hairdresser turning over £10million shares advice from his mentor Toni&Guy co-founder | Personal Finance | Finance

Mr Smith began his product range as ‘managed under license’ meaning that no cash was required but rather funded and controlled by someone else who then paid royalties back to him. “As years progressed More...

By admin On Friday, September 17th, 2021
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Starling Bank CBO on what you should ‘take into account’ when opening accounts | Personal Finance | Finance

In the modern consumer world, it can be difficult to connect tapping a piece of plastic to having money drained from one’s bank account, but Mrs Bierton noted that this conversation, and making conscious spending More...

By admin On Thursday, September 16th, 2021
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Big House Clear Out: Family ‘shocked’ as they make over £150 from clutter | Personal Finance | Finance

Mum Kelly and dad Paul have spent the last nine years renting; however, they wanted a place of their own. They bought their own house, however they have no space because they have piles of clothing, boxes and More...

By admin On Thursday, September 16th, 2021
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‘It’s like receiving one line in your junk inbox’ DWP addresses Universal Credit problems | Personal Finance | Finance

Universal Credit payments were boosted by around £20 a week in 2020 as Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak aimed to help families through the pandemic. From the outset, the Government detailed this uplift More...

By admin On Thursday, September 16th, 2021
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PIP news: DWP confirms it will commit to removing ‘unnecessary’ assessments | Personal Finance | Finance

Disabled benefit claimants are set to see the welfare system upended over the coming months and years as the DWP prioritizes its health and disability green paper efforts, which explores how the system can better More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 15th, 2021
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SEISS warning: final claim date looms – check your eligibility | Personal Finance | Finance

Those who are eligible only a have a few weeks left to claim this support from the Government as the final date to make the claim is September 30, 2021. Freelancers are able to claim the fifth SEISS grant if More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 15th, 2021
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Universal Credit: Rishi Sunak condemned for dealing ‘hammer blow to millions’ | Personal Finance | Finance

The £20-per-week uplift for people on low incomes or who are out of work is due to end on October 6. The temporary booster payments were brought in by Mr Sunak in response to the economic chaos wreaked by the More...