Tag Archives: Autumn Statement

The financial consequences of dying

  We seem to be a nation pre-occupied not so much with the after-life as the after-death. Perhaps our obsession with planning ahead, whether it be funeral costs or the settlement of our affairs with the tax-man, allows us a … Continue reading

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Here’s how to save the triple lock

You can get behind the triple lock by signing this petition Tom Selby: Time to get serious about state pensions Commercial workplace pension and SIPP providers do not want to see a strong state pension, they want dependency on private … Continue reading

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An autumn statement for Britain – not the Tories.

  Today Jeremy Hunt will stand up and tell us his plan for getting Britain out of the shit, or at least for moving the shit around so that we all get some of the smelly stuff and it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Where does all our money go?

Two of the big three revenue sources are income tax and national insurance, they’re the ones who hurt the well off. The third biggie -VAT is the one that hurts the poorest. Poor people pay VAT at the same rate as … Continue reading

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Pensions Rocked again

Five great bands A full house A proper bunch of judges A fabulous back up team! It’s easy to think Pension Rocks just happens. Last Thursday’s final was so relaxed, well-organised and so darned good that it’s easy to forget what an amazing … Continue reading

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