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Keep up to date with our company news in our blogs, as well as the latest news from across the finance industry. Read about our opinion on the financial matters of the moment and get our expert advice on some major financial topics. Check back here or keep an eye on our social media pages for regular updates.

State Pension

Is it worth topping up my state pension?

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If you’re looking to get the full value from your income in retirement, a good place to start is with your State Pension. The amount of State Pension you get…

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Overspending this Christmas

How to stop overspending this Christmas

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Christmas is an exciting time with so many people to see, having family and friends over, and seeing your loved ones open the gifts you’ve picked out. However, it’s not…

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Black Friday

Top 5 things to think about this Black Friday

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The American tradition of Black Friday has now been fully adopted by us Brits and it’s hard to ignore with adverts stating 30% off this, half-price that, up until the…

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Employee Benefits

Reflections on Employee Benefits Live

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Employee Benefits Live 2019 was our first exhibition as a business and we didn’t know quite what to expect. A few weeks have passed since the event and I have…

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horror stories

Scares and horror stories when finances go wrong…

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It’s almost Halloween! Here at LowerMyCharges, we thought we’d use the upcoming spooky holiday to shed light on some real-life horror stories -financial horror stories… We all make mistakes, but…

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pension freedoms

Are people using the new pension freedoms wisely?

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It has been five years since the then Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced the Pension Freedoms in his March 2014 budget. This was hailed the biggest change to…

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pension pot

Just How long will your pension pot last?

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We all know that that the earlier you start saving for retirement the better, but how do you work out how much money you need to save to retire and…

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Pension pots

Tracking down the lost pension pots

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The era of a job for life is long over. We were once expected to spend our whole career working for one company, working up through the ranks and having…

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pension news

Financial News Roundup

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In this week’s financial roundup, as it’s Pension Awareness Week our focus is on top tips from the financial news. HR News: UK workers call on employers to be more…

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