pensions

The Co-op Bank isn't worthy of its name

28 November 2020 9:00 am

We’ve heard a lot this week about infrastructure spending, and how much more will be needed if the UK is…

Letters: Governments should be promoting marriage, not discouraging it for the sake of equality

7 December 2019 9:00 am

Look closer to home Sir: In your interview with Boris Johnson (‘Austerity was not the way forward’, 30 November) he…

We don’t owe Waspi women tea and biscuits

7 December 2019 9:00 am

The pressure group Women Against State Pension Inequality (Waspi) is oddly named. What their campaign opposes is pension equality. Now,…

All belief systems must accept the danger of ridicule and contempt

30 November 2019 9:00 am

In the ‘whataboutery’ which now dominates British politics, no mention of Labour anti-Semitism is complete without a counter-accusation of Tory…

Jeremy Corbyn’s hat and the art of photo manipulation

24 March 2018 9:00 am

Spin doctors The BBC has denied it photoshopped a Newsnight backdrop to make Jeremy Corbyn’s hat look more Russian. The…

ISA and pension limits discourage ordinary people from saving

17 March 2018 9:00 am

The maximum amount you can save in an ISA for the tax year 2017-2018 is now £20,000. The maximum annual…

The slow death of the public-sector pension

6 January 2018 9:00 am

Hedge funds have already spotted it: Jim Mellon’s latest book, Juvenescence, reviews the new science that will lengthen our lives…

Make life easier and all else will follow

23 September 2017 9:00 am

You can try to change people’s minds, but this is difficult. You can bribe people to change their behaviour, but…

Smokers are paying for your pension

28 May 2016 9:00 am

Axa will no longer invest in the tobacco industry: the French insurance giant will sell €184 million of shares and…

Brexit is already hurting growth – and George Osborne won’t mind a bit

14 May 2016 9:00 am

Has the shadow of Brexit already cost us a slice of GDP — and if so, is it a blip…

I confess it all... I’ve been dodging tax since the age of eight

16 April 2016 9:00 am

As someone who still entertains hope of becoming a member of Parliament one day, I’d better come clean about my…

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Osborne's ringfence cycle

28 November 2015 9:00 am

By now, George Osborne had hoped to have completed his austerity programme. Instead, he finds himself making what is, still,…

The war on pensioners

14 November 2015 9:00 am

Young people are being taught to resent their elders on the basis of tendentious claims and alarmist statistics

A future pensioner seizes control of his saving strategy, 1951

Five questions to help you take control of your pension

14 February 2015 9:00 am

Deciding the destiny of your retirement is about to get easier. But be sure you know the answers to these questions first…

Why everywhere should be more like Essex

11 October 2014 9:00 am

Apart from the Wye Valley, where I grew up, there are only two places in Britain I’d consider living: Kent…

Why I’ll join the silver stampede to cash in a pension

29 March 2014 9:00 am

At the beginning of the last decade, a young man who claimed to be my ‘premier banker’ paid me a…