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June 2020: what are the best savings account rates?

We share the best interest rates on Isas, bonds, and easy-access savings accounts.

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June 2020: what are the best savings account rates?

We share the best interest rates on Isas, bonds, and easy-access savings accounts.

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Removal of IHT sweetener for Aim shares ‘would be recipe for mayhem’

It is widely expected changes to inheritance tax are in the offing, potentially in next month’s Budget, with one fund manager commenting that any changes to the IHT exemption around Aim shares would be disastrous.

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Lasting Power of Attorney helps keep you and your money safe as you age

Those who have opted to put their pension savings into drawdown would be wise to have an LPA in place, argues Steve Webb.

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Tax

The wealth taxes under the microscope to repay coronavirus bill

The government will spend £337 billion to get through the Covid-19 pandemic, but it will need to recoup this money. 

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House of Lords strengthens pension dashboard plans

The Lords has this week introduced two important amendments which should make the dashboard system more robust.

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House prices fall for third month in a row

Halifax figures for the UK paint a more positive picture than those from Nationwide.

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