Tag Archives: Pension Credit

The biggest losers of a market crash aren’t in the market.

Running around the Barbican last night I was listening to a Crowdcast on how you value shares and trying to work out how a whole stock market can be down 4% in a day. The weather was clement, there was … Continue reading

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Five compelling why pensioner poverty is all of our business

  I am so pleased with the response to the campaign that Gareth and I launched yesterday. The response from the popular press has been great with our campaign being featured in many of the tabloids and local papers. The … Continue reading

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Pension Credit – It’s for you! Our campaign is launched.

Gareth Morgan and I are today launching a private campaign to get the private pensions sector to pull its finger out and encourage participation in the DWP’s valuable Pension Credit benefits that not only top-up the state pension but are … Continue reading

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The delivery of Pension Credit: Where is the problem? – An alternative view

  This post has been sent me by Sidney Harlow (about whom I know nothing but that he lives in Reading). Thank you Sidney for expressing a view that I publish verbatim. I don’t share this view but I suspect … Continue reading

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A proposal for Government on pensioner poverty,

In my earlier blog today , I argue that employers and pension providers should cease jawing about extra saving and focus on making existing saving more affordable for those struggling to heat and eat. In this blog, I ask whether … Continue reading

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DWP renews its efforts to increase pension credit

  It’s good to see the DWP responding to the cost of living crisis in a way that targets pensioner poverty The DWP plan their campaigns weeks, if not months ahead of launch , so this campaign happily coincides with … Continue reading

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Paying pension credit automatically….

Spare 25mins and listen to this week’s Money Box on @BBCSounds – Council Tax £150 energy rebate and @henryhtapper talking about 1m older people missing out on Pension Credit and up to £3,000 a year plus access to gateway benefits … Continue reading

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A sorry day for pensioners.

My heart has sunk since I watched Rishi Sunak’s  Spring Statement. So it seemed did the nation’s It’s a sorry state of affairs for one nation conservatism when not one penny can be found for those on universal or pension … Continue reading

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Pension Credits ; the DWP’s ignorance is not bliss.

It’s refreshing to write an article on the way of Government without fear of reprisal. Anyone in this country has the freedom to publish their opinions  freely so long as they do not constitute a hate crime. I met with … Continue reading

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Sorting pension credits – my strategic and tactical solutions.

We’ve been learning this week how this state and its citizens can work together to provide humanitarian aid where and when it is needed. Tax-payers agree to offer free accommodation to refugees and are rewarded for their expense by our … Continue reading

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