Age Scotland is heading up the campaign to help 130,000 pensioners struggling to pay their heating bills and its calls are being backed by other well known charities. If it gets the green light it could signal a cash boost for pensioners
DWP benefits, including Universal Credit and Personal Independence Payment (PIP), will increase by 3.1 percent from April 11, 2022 in line with the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Thérèse Coffey, the Secretary of State at the DWP, confirmed the uprating in a statement
If not, claimants could still be eligible if they claim: A severe enhanced disability premium A pensioner premium Have a child who is disabled Child Tax Credit that includes a disability or severe disability element Have a child under the age of
“Ensuring that income rises at least by the rate of inflation is a challenge so assets that have the potential to do it will be in demand. “The state pension is particularly valuable because it is one source of guaranteed income that
GLOBAL financial crash fears are rife as markets around the world opened lower this morning after fears around a new Covid variant and increasing restrictions start to take hold.
Investec increased the interest rate on its Fixed Rate Saver account yesterday, boosting the account from 1.33 percent to 1.36 percent AER. This rise meant the account was named a “Pick of the Week” for savings accounts by money comparison website Moneyfacts.
Alex Savelli and Finn Lagun entered the Den in 2018 with their business Pasta Evangelists, but it was brushed off by the Dragons as “nothing special”. Their request for £75,000 in exchange for a 2.5 percent equity stake was rejected. Pasta Evangelists is
Reaching retirement age is a big celebration for many, but making sure to settle down in the right place is a vitally important aspect of retiring. From the funds that could be released when downsizing a property to local amenities and more,
“Outright bans often have an unintended consequence of driving people to higher risk, unregulated services where there is a greater financial threat to the consumer.” He added that all currencies, whether crypto or not, have an inherent valuation risk against other currencies,
“But the longer-term threat is that the door is now open for the state pension triple lock to be scrapped for good. This is worrying. The Government says it will reinstate the triple lock after a year – but a lot can
Around 12.4 million Britons claim the State Pension, with women getting £147 a week on average and men getting £172. Yet just over two million receive less than £100 per week, of whom three quarters are women. Too many women find themselves