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The world's top 10 dividend-paying companies

Global dividend payments reached a record high in the third quarter of 2018, but which individual shares paid the most?

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Strong dollar hits global income investors

British companies see a slower rate of headline dividend growth in the third quarter on the back of a weaker pound. 

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Do shares outperform bonds? That depends on whether you are a good or bad investor

While it is true that equities outperform bonds in aggregate, the unequal performance of shares means not all equity portfolios will.

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Amber Rudd becomes fifth work and pensions secretary since March 2016

Since Iain Duncan Smith stepped down in March 2016, the work and pensions secretary role has resembled a game of musical chairs.

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Pension credits: more than £3 billion unclaimed

Millions of Britons are missing out on thousands of pounds every year by failing to claim pension, housing and income-related benefits.

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Find out whether you will outlive your pension pot

A heatmap by Royal London sheds light on the sustainability of different withdrawal rates over different time periods.

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Final salary pension transfer delays expected after High Court ruling

Final salary scheme members wishing to trade their guaranteed income for cash are being warned to expect delays after a recent legal judgment 

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Seven of the top 10 savings rates come with catches

Easy-access accounts are often assumed to be straightforward, but savers should study the terms and conditions.

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Revealed: the amount you need to save to secure a comfortable retirement

Instead of prioritising saving for retirement, many millennials find themselves in the position of juggling between paying off student debt and saving towards a house deposit.

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Fund managers expect S&P 500 to rise by 10%, go above 3000 points

Fund managers appear confident following October's big sell-off, expecting the S&P 500 to rise by 10%.

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UK workers get best pay rise in a decade

Workers are receiving the biggest pay increases since the end of 2008, according to the Office for National Statistics.

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Saving for children campaign launched: five £1,000 prizes up for grabs

A competition to promote the benefits of saving for children with investment companies has been launched by the Association of Investment Companies. 

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