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Win a £2,000 travel voucher: fill in the Investment and Trading Survey

Participate in the annual survey from Investment Trends for your chance to win a Flight Centre voucher.

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Latest Isa statistics: cash Isa sales slump as savers turn to the stockmarket 

There has been a notable uptick in savers opting for stocks and shares Isas.

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Pension funds claw back their biggest losses since the financial crisis

The heavy falls and subsequent rebound in global stockmarkets is another reminder that volatility is par for the course when it comes to investing your pension.

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Pension freedoms tax trap catches out up to 150,000 each quarter 

Just 12,600 pension tax claim forms were completed in the first three months of 2019, but official figures suggest the actual number of those that have been overtaxed is much higher.

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Money Observer podcast: Editor’s Showcase - May 2019 issue preview

In our latest Editor's Showcase podcast, Money Observer editor Faith Glasgow and deputy editor Kyle Caldwell discuss some of the highlights of the May 2019 issue. 

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Alexander Darwall to run investment trust for five more years

Darwall will continue to manage the European investment trust, according to Numis. 

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The statistic that blows the sell in May adage out of the water

The rule recommends selling UK equities at the beginning of May and then repurchasing at the end of the summer. 

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Call for National Insurance rise for over-50s to tackle social care crisis

A new report, authored by former Conservative cabinet minister Damian Green, has outlined a number of recommendations to fix the social care funding crisis.

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Rise in pension incomes increases generational divide

Some are worried that the financial bond between generations is at threat of eroding.

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NHS doctors to reduce working hours unless lifetime allowance is changed

Doctors will start reducing their working hours unless improvements to the NHS pension are made, the government has been warned. 

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House of Lords committee says retirees should pay NI and calls for state pension triple lock to be scrapped

A report from a House of Lords Committee calls for much of the help for older generations to be curtailed.

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Capital gains and inheritance tax haul hit record highs  

The big driver behind the capital gains tax increase is the

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