Tomorrow everyone gets a chance to vote for their favourite new word for pensions.
Axa is looking for a better word, and has shortlisted five from ideas submitted over the past week. Midnight tonight they switch on, and everyone gets voting. That’s the theory, and it can be tested at the Axa’s My Budget Day [...]
You know those times when you are chatting to teenagers about long-term, financial lifestyle planning? Otherwise known as pensions. And you realise there is a desperate shortage of interactive websites that help young people to achieve their future goals and aspirations by encouraging them to imagine what their lives will be like in 40 or [...]
Scrap child trust funds, says Carl Emmerson, deputy director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies. The analysis, from a widely respected think-tank, is that the scheme’s cost is small, but not insignificant. Emmerson floats the idea of ending the payments – two of £250 so far, more to low-income families. Parents save or invest the [...]