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"21.10.2016 14:47:48" standardlife.co.uk MoneyPlus Community | Standard Life Savings The MoneyPlus Community has been running for the past two years. This has now come to an end. We'd welcome your feedback in order to improve our services in the future. We've been running the MoneyPlus Community for the past two years and it has been a great success.
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"16.10.2016 12:15:23" Timeline Photos After wins in 2010 and 2011, Andy Murray has done it again!
Straight sets win and now the 2016 Shanghai Rolex Masters champ.
Do you think he'll make #WorldNumber1 by the end of the year?
We're #WithAndy #LetsDoThis #SHRolexMasters
"14.10.2016 12:38:50" Good luck to Andy Murray this weekend at the Shanghai Rolex Masters finals. Fingers crossed #withAndy
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"13.10.2016 19:00:02" telegraph.co.uk Avoid these six tax-free pension traps There is nothing stopping you from leaving some of your tax-free allowance in the scheme. Once it is turned into cash you are reducing the overall size of the pension pot, cutting the amount that can benefit from investment growth. However, not all Avoid these six tax-free pension traps!
#DYK at retirement one of the quickest decisions most people make is to use their pension's tax-free cash allowance, but for thousands of people this could be a mistake. http://bit.ly/2dDv0UZ
"13.10.2016 14:04:02" standardlife.co.uk Want to improve your wallet, waist and wellbeing? MoneyPlus Features Team 6th May 2015 at 3:58pm Turns out that two of the most sought-after goals-a better body and more cash-can come hand in hand. What's good for your waistline can be good for your wallet too. Do you spend a lot on #fitness? Seven people reveal their #exercise #budget
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"11.10.2016 19:47:59" dailymail.co.uk What to watch out for when investing in Banksy and other street art On Wednesday the London-based Forum Auctions will be auctioning off more than 40 original Banksy prints – expected to sell for between £1,000 and £70,000 each. #Banksy has turned spray painting into an art form worth a fortune.
What to watch out for when investing in street art http://bit.ly/2d4AYPB
"11.10.2016 17:00:00" bbc.co.uk Less than one euro to the pound at many UK airports - BBC News Many travellers buying foreign currency at the UK's airports are now receiving less than one euro to the pound. The continued fall in sterling's value means that the average rate available at 17 airport bureaux de change is now just 99 euro cents to the Half term holidays on the horizon? Why chancing your pounds for Euros at the airport could leave your short changed http://bbc.in/2d4AvgA
"11.10.2016 16:00:01" standardlife.co.uk Budget | News and MoneyPlus Blog The Standard Life Savings MoneyPlus Features team bring you the latest Budget news, reaction and analysis. Banksy has turned spray painting into an art form worth a fortune: What to watch out for when investing in street art http://bit.ly/2d4AYPB See more at our collectors corner series here http://bit.ly/2dHYAaT
"11.10.2016 15:00:01" standardlife.co.uk Retirement Savings - What's the 'Magic Number'? | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 1st March 2016 at 3:32pm Is there a magic number when it comes to the savings you'll require to fund this new sense of purpose? Unfortunately not. Realistically, the amount we need depends on what we want from a life after work. Savings crisis as less than 1 in 3 feel they are on track to achieve the level of retirement income they need http://bit.ly/2dI04ls Read our blog for more http://bit.ly/2bVrgcY
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"10.10.2016 14:30:00" telegraph.co.uk Money makeover: the 27-year-old who needs to manage his £74m fortune If Mr Radcliffe were to pass away now, any assets over £325,000 would be taxed at 40pc. This would amount to a tax bill of almost £30m based on the initial assumptions. However, he could start to reduce his wealth and tax bill using tax efficient schemes Daniel Radcliffe has amassed extraordinary wealth given his age. We've asked the experts to suggest how he can preserve it http://bit.ly/2d7aND4 #moneymakeover
"10.10.2016 14:11:19" Andy Murray Big thanks to my team for all the hard work in helping me get my 40th title! Well done to Andy Murray after a big win yesterday at the Shanghai Rolex Masters
Another one for the trophy collection - that's 40 now!
"10.10.2016 13:00:00" bbc.co.uk Single body to advise public on pensions and debt - BBC News A new financial guidance service to provide advice on pensions, managing debts and other money issues is to be created by the government. It will replace the heavily criticised Money Advice Service (MAS) as well as two pension advice services. #DYK the government will create a new, single body to offer guidance on #debt, #pensions and other financial matters. Brings together @MoneyAdviceService, @PensionsAdvisoryService and #PensionWise. http://bbc.in/2dKDiZO #moneyadvice
"09.10.2016 16:00:00" freewillsmonth.org.uk Free Wills Month - Your Will Helping Great Charities Free Wills Month brings together a group of well respected charities to offer members of the public aged 55 and over the opportunity to have their simple Wills written or updated free of charge by using participating solicitors in selected locations Did you know it's Free Wills Month? This brings together a group of well-respected charities to offer members of the public aged 55 and over the opportunity to have their simple Wills written or updated free of charge by using participating solicitors in
"09.10.2016 11:46:25" There are still spaces available at our upcoming Retirement Roadshows in #Edinburgh and #London later this month.
Last time, Leslie from London said: "It raised options I hadn't considered before, and gave me information I didn't know about”
"08.10.2016 16:00:01" standardlife.co.uk Money Tips To Help With Christmas Planning | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 27th September 2016 at 8:35am It's just under 100 days to go until the biggest, and often most expensive holiday of the year, so now is great time to start planning your finances so that you can relax and enjoy the festive season 50 simple tricks to seriously boost your #savings and clear your #debts
http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/bills/article-1591904/50-ways-save-money.html See our view: http://bit.ly/2dd4Fff
"07.10.2016 17:04:18" telegraph.co.uk Pensions or buy to let - it doesn't have to be either or | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 19th February 2016 at 3:42pm Combining a pension with their property portfolio could be the answer landlords are looking for to help them weather the recent storm of tax changes clouding the buy to let market. 'Buy-to-let is my pension - but do the numbers stack up?' Read on http://bit.ly/2dA8BXB
"06.10.2016 20:00:00" Timeline Photos High cost of car #ownership? There is an #alternative and it's getting popular!
"06.10.2016 16:30:00" standardlife.co.uk The Balanced Debt Diet | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 27th May 2016 at 11:34am Alastair Ward explains why he turned his approach to saving on its head. Alastair heads up our customer savings and employee wealth team. When it comes to managing your money, the usual advice is: pay off #Financialfreedom at #retirement is possible and midlife needn't mean a #crisis http://bit.ly/2dxok9L See our experts' advice http://bit.ly/27VbE20
"06.10.2016 15:45:01" dailymail.co.uk INVESTMENT CLINIC: Should I overpay on my mortgage or start investing? The traditional advice when you have a large sum of money is to use it to get rid of any debt. That means credit cards, loans and overdrafts - and it also means mortgages. But there are caveats when it comes to home loans. “I've inherited £50,000. Should I use it to overpay on my mortgage or to start investing?“ Read on for the answer - http://bit.ly/2dvdUYi
"05.10.2016 13:30:01" standardlife.co.uk Passing on Pension Savings | News and MoneyPlus Blog Julie Hutchison 1st June 2015 at 2:59pm Your pension is your life savings you've built up to give you the retirement you want. Since new pension rules came into effect in April, pensions have become more flexible - including a cut in tax when a pension is "My ex-husband remarried but then died without making a new will, is his old one with me in it still valid?" http://bit.ly/2cSeQYA
Read more on our blog - http://bit.ly/2dv79pi
"05.10.2016 10:00:00" standardlife.co.uk Financial Gifts For Grandchildren | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 19th November 2015 at 3:56pm You have probably given your grandchildren regular financial gifts - pocket money, Christmas and birthday money. But what are your options when you want to invest the tooth fairy's money or give them Grandparents are saving for their grandkids! http://bit.ly/2d0wVCt #grandparentsday2016 #grandparentsday
"04.10.2016 14:00:01" Timeline Photos Have you checked your NI record? You might be at risk of getting a smaller state pension http://bit.ly/2dsRO88
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"04.10.2016 10:00:01" standardlife.co.uk Making Our Retirement Income Last | News and MoneyPlus Blog Jenny Holt 29th June 2016 at 4:00pm Most of us need savings for 20-30 years of retirement. We need enough to live on to cover daily expenses, hobbies, holidays and healthcare. But we also need it to last. It's a balancing act. 5 top tips for pension planning http://bit.ly/2dGcbOu Read our experts blog http://bit.ly/2dG3g4d
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"03.10.2016 10:00:00" standardlife.co.uk Investment scams: If It's Too Good To Be True... | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 26th September 2016 at 1:12pm In the last of our short series on investment scams, we look at some of the ways fraudsters get people to part with their money. Think you couldn't ever be caught out by an investment scam? Fraudsters #Investment #scams: If it's too good to be true, it probably is http://bit.ly/2cQiErS #scamaware
"02.10.2016 17:00:00" standardlife.co.uk Keeping Your Child Benefit | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 20th March 2013 at 4:17pm Well, your pension payments are deducted from the income used to test your family's eligibility for child benefit. Child benefit is reclaimed by a tax charge where at least one parent has income in excess How pension contributions are #tax efficient, can help you keep your child benefit if you earn over £50,000 and could be a better financial option than buy to lets. Read more http://bit.ly/2cFT1eT Check out what our experts say http://bit.ly/2dJOSXg
"02.10.2016 14:00:01" Timeline Photos If you have lost money to #investment #fraud, report it to Action Fraud on 0300 1232040 or online at http://bit.ly/2bXE2HY
"01.10.2016 09:00:00" Timeline Photos #Investment #scams are on the rise. Fortunately, there are things you can do to protect yourself. Read our blog http://bit.ly/29TRj9z #scamsmart #scamaware
"30.09.2016 19:00:01" dailymail.co.uk How 17m adults have less than £100 saved for a rainy day Worrying number of Britons have no savings whatsoever Those in Northern Ireland, West Midlands and Yorkshire struggling most Means many are vulnerable to unexpected bills Nearly 17million people of working age across Britain have less than £100 in savings 16.8million people across the UK of working age people lack a decent #savings buffer, with less than £100 in savings available to them at any particular time. Read more http://bit.ly/2dpNp8e #savemoneylivebetter #thinkahead
"30.09.2016 09:00:00" Timeline Photos If an #investment seems too good to be true, consider that it may just be a #scam. Learn more http://bit.ly/29TRj9z
"29.09.2016 11:15:00" standardlife.co.uk 7 Things To Do Before Retirement | News and Moneyplus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 29th March 2016 at 2:32pm Who wants to work all their life only to retire and realise what they thought would make them happy doesn't? You might wish you'd tried it out first. We all have romantic dreams of what retirement might be Empty nest syndrome - what to do when children vacate their bedrooms for the last time http://bit.ly/2dd4yQy
See our experts' advice http://bit.ly/1UzzUCq
"29.09.2016 07:15:01" standardlife.co.uk Money Tips To Help With Christmas Planning | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 27th September 2016 at 8:35am It's just under 100 days to go until the biggest, and often most expensive holiday of the year, so now is great time to start planning your finances so that you can relax and enjoy the festive season 100 days until #Christmas! How to avoid a Christmas cash hangover http://bit.ly/2cAierc A word from our experts http://bit.ly/2dd4Fff
"28.09.2016 11:30:00" standardlife.co.uk Pays For Women To Get Smart About Pensions | News and MoneyPlus Blog Julie Hutchison 5th June 2015 at 10:13am Is it because they have lower pension savings than men? Or that they live longer so need to save more to comfortably see them through their retirement? The answer is yes to both of these points. Want to know how to be a mum and still get a decent pension? http://bbc.in/2dd1PXx See what our experts say http://bit.ly/2cAg8HH
"28.09.2016 07:00:00" standardlife.co.uk Money - The Elephant In The Room | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 27th September 2016 at 10:31am Money, it's a subject many of us just don't feel comfortable discussing. Couples avoid talking about it, parents rarely discuss their finances with their children, asking for a pay raise feels This #American article has some interesting insights for #British 40-Somethings : http://bit.ly/2dd3Pie
See our experts' view on the subject http://bit.ly/2cAhaUd
"27.09.2016 19:00:00" standardlife.co.uk Your Money and a Move Overseas | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 2nd September 2016 at 8:48am You've finally made up your mind to do what you've always dreamed of - to move abroad to sunnier, drier climes or take that dream job on foreign shores. More of us than ever are thinking about a move Surprising find - People over 50 are spending more and more on holidays while the young tighten belts: http://bbc.in/2cAfNVf Our experts explain http://bit.ly/2bQbSU3
"27.09.2016 16:15:00" telegraph.co.uk 15 reasons why being 50 is better than being 30 If you are watching Cold Feet again, you will know that it takes a fairly gloomy view of life in the run up to Fifty. The message, so far, is things can only get worse, which seems a pity when lots of things actually get better. Is being 50 better than being 30? These 15 reasons might make you think so http://bit.ly/2cAfbPu
"27.09.2016 08:32:01" SkillForce Some #mondaymotivation from Martin Luther King Jr. on the importance of #character in education. Find out about our Character Award, supported by Standard Life UK, which helps young people be the best version of themselves:
"26.09.2016 06:30:00" standardlife.co.uk What Do We Really Want From Retirement MoneyPlus Features Team 18th September 2015 at 2:32pm How would you feel about spending retirement in a Boeing 727 aircraft fuselage? For one intrepid retiree this is exactly how he's planned out life's second act. Bruce Campbell, a retired electrical Want to age well - how about never retiring? goo.gl/qYK4md See what our experts say: http://bit.ly/2d64aDA
"25.09.2016 16:00:01" Timeline Photos Alarming statistics: over-55s withdraw housing equity to get by : http://bit.ly/2ctdi7j See our expert's advice: http://bit.ly/2bVrgcY
"24.09.2016 14:00:01" telegraph.co.uk 'In our early 50s with £159k pension savings, can we retire at 60?' The Yeabsleys' savings accounts pay good rates but because they are monthly savers, the full 6pc is earned only on the first monthly deposit, so the actual return is about 3.3pc. If contract work is hard to come by, Mr Yeabsley could find a part-time job. 'In our early 50s with £159k pension savings, can we retire at 60?' http://bit.ly/2d62lXa
"24.09.2016 08:00:00" standardlife.co.uk Retirement Savings - What's the 'Magic Number'? | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 1st March 2016 at 3:32pm Is there a magic number when it comes to the savings you'll require to fund this new sense of purpose? Unfortunately not. Realistically, the amount we need depends on what we want from a life after work. More than a million Britons are facing a "mid-life #savings crisis" as they approach the age of 40 http://yhoo.it/2d2b23u Check out what are experts say http://bit.ly/2d63KND
"23.09.2016 19:00:00" standardlife.co.uk The Basics of Investing | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 27th April 2016 at 8:36am If you want to invest wisely and successfully then you need to get the basics right. We're starting a series of articles that aim to help you feel more comfortable and confident about choosing and managing Britons are scared to commit to investment strategies when planning for retirement : http://www.cityam.com/249150/britons-scared-commit-investment-strategies-planning
Read more here http://bit.ly/1qSKOpZ
"23.09.2016 06:30:00" Timeline Photos How to track down lost pension pots? http://bit.ly/2d3X0Qb The Pensions Advisory Service recently launched a new online tool to help people track down lost pensions: http://bit.ly/2cr463r
"22.09.2016 20:00:00" Timeline Photos From Spain to Thailand - top 10 best places to #retire overseas http://bit.ly/2d3Z4Yf . See what our experts say http://bit.ly/2bQbSU3
"22.09.2016 11:45:02" Timeline Photos What a fantastic night of tennis and entertainment with Andy Murray at #AMLive SSE Hydro #withAndy Andy Murray LIVE presented by SSE
"22.09.2016 07:00:01" money.usnews.com Here Are the Best Savings Strategies for Your Personality Type Tricking yourself into saving money is an exercise in psychological self-manipulation. After all, saving for retirement, college, summer vacation or any other goal involves delayed gratification, unnatural consistency and hard work. Squirreling away money What type of saver are you? Here's how to best structure a plan to meet your goals http://bit.ly/2cRC0Kf
"21.09.2016 13:42:32" economictimes.indiatimes.com 13 personal finance thumb rules to help kick-start your financial planning - The Economic Times Rules of thumb may come in handy for those who are just beginning their financial planning. Youngsters who have just started their career may get some direction on where and how to make a beginning. For those who are in the middle of their career and Confused about how much to save and spend each month? Here's how to get started - http://bit.ly/2coAAeH
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"21.09.2016 13:30:04" Timeline Photos We are so excited to be sponsoring Andy Murray at #AMLive SSE Hydro, can't wait for tonight! Andy Murray LIVE presented by SSE
"20.09.2016 15:40:03" Timeline Photos We had a surprise visitor in the office today! It was questions and selfies galore with Andy Murray #withAndy
"20.09.2016 15:34:05" itv.com Tips to help you avoid becoming a victim of fraud As a new study reveals more than four million people were forced to cancel credit or debit cards due to fraud in the last year, here are some tips to help you avoid becoming a victim. Tips to avoid becoming a victim of fraud http://bit.ly/2cmruyI
"20.09.2016 11:15:00" standardlife.co.uk Talking About Later Life Needs | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 1st June 2016 at 10:06am We all want to live long, happy and healthy lives. But, for some, those later years bring a different set of challenges. In the first of a series of articles, John Brewer talks about the issues that more Is pre-payment of a funeral a good value-for-money option for those wishing to get their affairs in order in later life? goo.gl/NZspBP Here's our experts' advice http://bit.ly/1Udwfok
"19.09.2016 20:00:00" standardlife.co.uk State Pension Infographic | News and Moneyplus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 6th April 2016 at 2:09pm Confused about some of the changes to the State Pension? Not to worry. We've created this handy infographic to help you stay on top of what's changed and how it could affect you. Curious how much state #pension you could receive? goo.gl/cbUI8t See what our experts' say http://bit.ly/1REa6Cm
"19.09.2016 12:00:01" standardlife.co.uk ISAs Vs Pensions Where to invest first?
When it comes to making sure that we're in a position to provide for ourselves for a rainy day and when we retire – that should be one of our top priorities and it's never too early (or late) to start. But when it comes to choosing ISAs Vs Pensions - Where to invest first? http://bit.ly/2chzjB0
"19.09.2016 11:30:30" edinburghnews.scotsman.com Thousands of children will skate free this Christmas THOUSANDS of schoolchildren across the Capital will be given the chance to ice-skate for free this festive season.
"18.09.2016 08:00:00" standardlife.co.uk My Positive Association With Charities | News and MoneyPlus Blog Julie Hutchison 16th September 2016 at 2:00pm Charities are part of the fabric of life in the UK. They're so interwoven, in fact, that it's only when I stopped and thought about what role they'd had in my life that their importance became even clearer to #Charities - what have they ever done for me? http://bit.ly/2ceSRLe
"17.09.2016 12:00:00" Timeline Photos #Fraudsters have a variety of well-honed tactics, some will surprise you http://bit.ly/29TRj9z
"17.09.2016 10:00:00" bbc.co.uk Librarian leaves $4m to University of New Hampshire - BBC News A librarian has left $4m (£3m) in his will to the US university where he worked for five decades. Robert Morin, who died in 2015 at the age of 77, left the sum to the University of New Hampshire (UNH) where he had a job as a cataloguer. A librarian had a #retirement plan and #investments and that made him leave £3m in his will to the US university. Read the story http://bbc.in/2cg2zZr
"16.09.2016 11:00:00" time.com 3 Important Money Lessons For Youths I first learned about credit as a preteen. If I wanted my bike on Christmas Day, I'd have to get a store-brand bike. If I waited until after the holiday, I could get a Schwinn. I chose the store-brand bike, but as winter passed, I realized that it wasn't Not sure how to teach you young one of how to spend wisely as well as build the emergency fund? Check out 3 important #money lessons http://ti.me/2cv7sQj -- FB
"15.09.2016 11:00:00" time.com Budget Planning with Your Significant Other If you find yourself in a relationship with someone who has different money spending (or saving) habits than you, things can get rocky pretty quickly. Lauren Greutman, the author of The Recovering Spender, has a few tips you should keep in mind as you Do you have different spending habits with your other half? A few tips for you to keep in mind as you start discussing your #financial styles with your partner http://ti.me/2ciJadq
"15.09.2016 09:25:09" standardlife.co.uk Pensions - The Basics | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 14th September 2016 at 10:00am With Pensions Awareness Day (PAD) hitting the streets on 15 September we thought some of you might be wondering what all this fuss is about pensions. Happy #PensionAwarenessDay! Not sure how to start with your pension? See what our experts say: http://bit.ly/2ccbK1x #PAD2016
"14.09.2016 20:00:00" standardlife.co.uk Collectors' Corner: The Rules Of Tabletop Gaming | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 13th September 2016 at 1:30pm The thought of playing board games may bring back fond memories of childhood winters, student dinner parties and even power-cut entertainment, but you may be surprised to learn that this sort of gaming For Geeks - you won't believe Standard Life is talking about it! - Tabletop Gaming and #boardgames in the latest #collectorscorner piece.
#collectorsitem #tabletopgame #collectorsedition #boardgamegeek #boardgamenights
"14.09.2016 11:00:04" sonima.com 5 Inspiring Sports Mantras from Olympic Athletes - Sonima Find motivation in the sports mantras of some of the incredible women representing the United States at the Olympic Games in Rio. Find #motivation in the words of some of the incredible women representing the United States at the Olympic Games in Rio. #investments not sacrifices http://bit.ly/2cIijpy
"13.09.2016 07:30:00" Timeline Photos #Investment #scams: spot the warning signs http://bit.ly/29TRj9z
"12.09.2016 19:00:00" standardlife.co.uk State Pension Infographic | News and Moneyplus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 6th April 2016 at 2:09pm Confused about some of the changes to the State Pension? Not to worry. We've created this handy infographic to help you stay on top of what's changed and how it could affect you. Face a smaller state #pension because you were contracted out? Here's what you could do : http://www.telegraph.co.uk/pensions-retirement/financial-planning/face-a-smaller-state-pension-because-you-were-contracted-out-her/
Check out our infographic
"12.09.2016 18:00:00" standardlife.co.uk Auto-enrolling into a Workplace Pension | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 16th September 2015 at 4:25pm The law on workplace pensions has changed. To make it easier for millions more people to build up a pension it's now become law that all employers have to put their workers into a pension scheme. How often do you check your #WorkplacePension? http://moneyfacts.co.uk/news/pensions/how-often-do-you-check-your-workplace-pension/ #pensions
Check out our blog on the topic here http://bit.ly/2c5ILMx
"12.09.2016 17:00:00" standardlife.co.uk All About LISA - Lifetime ISA | News and Moneyplus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 14th April 2016 at 2:53pm Much has already been written about the new arrival in the savings family, the Lifetime ISA, which was announced in the March 2016 Budget. Here are the details. The Lifetime #Isa: Free #money - or just too complicated? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-37318001
See our take on the #LISA here http://bit.ly/1Mw63I8
"12.09.2016 15:28:51" hbr.org You're Likely to Live Longer If You Retire After 65 Create a FREE account to: Get eight free articles per month* Access to personalized content Save articles and create shareable folders in your personal HBR library Get 20% off your first order using code HBRORGREG3** *not including articles that are Is delayed retirement the secret to a longer life? New research suggests that keeping busy, focused and connected at work means you're Likely to Live Longer If You Retire After 65. http://bit.ly/2c3ZBqt
"12.09.2016 07:30:00" actionfraud.police.uk Action Fraud No description found! If you think you've lost #money to an #investment #fraud call 0800111678 or contact http://bit.ly/2bXE2HY #scamsmart #scamaware
"11.09.2016 11:00:01" Timeline Photos 18,000 customers have checked the #scamsmart warning List to date.
"10.09.2016 11:00:00" bbc.co.uk Illness forces 12% of workers to quit before pension age - TUC - BBC News Ill-health or disability is forcing one in eight people to stop working before they reach the state pension age, the TUC says. It found almost half a million people have had to leave work for medical reasons within five years before they were due to Due to ill –health or disability 1 in 8 people stop working before they reach the state pension age research shows. Find out more http://bbc.in/2bZ1Joe
"10.09.2016 08:00:00" Timeline Photos If you think that you've fallen victim to Investment #Fraud call the FCA helpline on 0800 111 6768 or visit http://bit.ly/2bWyD94 #scamsmart
"09.09.2016 14:00:01" standardlife.co.uk What is the Key to a Happy Retirement? | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 19th August 2016 at 8:42am A new survey claims to have found the answer and no it's not some magic elixir or pots of cash, it's something much simpler - companionship. Sure, having a nice nest egg and good health helps, but having Is location the key to a happy #retirement? goo.gl/hsV36h See what our experts say: http://bit.ly/2bWI7B6
"09.09.2016 11:30:00" standardlife.co.uk Busting Pension Myths and Misconceptions | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 28th July 2016 at 3:38pm We're all guilty of taking things at face value, or listening to the advice of our peers without question. But when it comes to our finances - and retirement savings in particular - this could lead to some This insight from #America carries a strong message goo.gl/ZPjmZA Read our view here: http://bit.ly/2bVsIw5
"09.09.2016 11:00:00" Timeline Photos Get first class scam awareness advice on our website http://bit.ly/2bWwKJb #scamsmart
"09.09.2016 07:30:00" standardlife.co.uk What do the pension rule changes mean for you? Julie Hutchison 29th April 2015 at 3:02pm The new pension rules mean there's much more flexibility and choice over how we take our cash in retirement than ever before. Whether you're in your early 20s or bidding farewell to your 30s, it's time to get to Give your #money the opportunity to grow, our experts say. http://bit.ly/2bQn8zE
"08.09.2016 20:00:01" standardlife.co.uk Retirement Savings - What's the 'Magic Number'? | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 1st March 2016 at 3:32pm Is there a magic number when it comes to the savings you'll require to fund this new sense of purpose? Unfortunately not. Realistically, the amount we need depends on what we want from a life after work. On a runway to #retirement: how to make sure you don't run out of “fuel” goo.gl/Uyxz2s Here's what our experts say: http://bit.ly/2bVrgcY
"08.09.2016 16:00:00" standardlife.co.uk Talking About Later Life Needs | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 1st June 2016 at 10:06am We all want to live long, happy and healthy lives. But, for some, those later years bring a different set of challenges. In the first of a series of articles, John Brewer talks about the issues that more Juggling bringing up young #children, caring for elderly parents and #career? goo.gl/kz5f6o Read here how to cope http://bit.ly/1Udwfok
"08.09.2016 14:30:01" Timeline Photos Unsolicited calls and emails are a common tactic used by #investment fraudsters. Be #scamsmart and learn more by visiting our website http://bit.ly/2bThVm5
"08.09.2016 11:15:00" telegraph.co.uk Seven things your next phone could do If you're due for an upgrade, it's a bit like Christmas: what will you be able to do with your shiny new toy? From dual rear cameras to flexible screens, here are some of the technologies that will change the way you use your phone this year. Be the first one to know - #mobile phones of the future
"08.09.2016 07:30:00" Timeline Photos Is it too early to start planning for #retirement in your 20s? No, find out why - http://bit.ly/2bPPJAi
"07.09.2016 16:15:00" standardlife.co.uk Talking About Later Life Needs | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 1st June 2016 at 10:06am We all want to live long, happy and healthy lives. But, for some, those later years bring a different set of challenges. In the first of a series of articles, John Brewer talks about the issues that more When you can no longer look after your own pension goo.gl/EvzTP3 you will be grateful you did this first http://bit.ly/1Udwfok
"07.09.2016 12:00:02" Timeline Photos Changes in state #pension for couples goo.gl/FqMA09. Why you need to talk to your partner about your #pension NOW http://bit.ly/2bQcBQ6
"07.09.2016 11:01:00" telegraph.co.uk 'What happens to my Help to Buy Isa if my house purchase falls through?' Alternatively, you can put the funds in a cash or stocks and shares Isa without it contributing to your normal £15,240 annual allowance. If you do this, however, you won't get the bonus later. To reopen your Help to Buy Isa your solicitor will need to 'What happens to my Help to Buy Isa if my #house purchase falls through?'#investment #property
"07.09.2016 09:00:01" bbc.co.uk Cash calendar - tips for September - BBC News Buying a car and travelling by train can be considerably cheaper if you consider a few simple tips, an advice service says. Wanting to #save on travel? http://bit.ly/2c41rZd Buying a car and travelling by train can be considerably cheaper by following these few simple tips. Watch the video http://bbc.in/2bQl9eN
"07.09.2016 07:30:00" standardlife.co.uk Is Property Investing Attractive? | News and MoneyPlus Blog Andy Dunbar 3rd September 2016 at 7:30am Every investment is different. Each one has different features, pros and cons and, of course, varying potential for growth involving a trade-off between risk and reward, among other things. It got me thinking: what The (irrational) attraction of property #investing. Is this the ideal #investment? Find out more http://bit.ly/2bPMXLq
"06.09.2016 19:30:00" Timeline Photos Which type of lottery are you? Take our fun quiz to find out which type of lottery winner you would be!
"06.09.2016 15:14:00" Standard Life Retirement Roadshow - Manchester (morning) Standard Life Retirement Roadshow - Manchester (morning) Our events are free, open to everyone and suitable if you're around ten years from retirement.
The 2 hour event is delivered by our qualified financial experts and should give you the confidence to make more informed financial decisions.
You can relax Don't forget to sign up for our upcoming Manchester Roadshow at The Midland Hotel
"06.09.2016 14:00:00" standardlife.co.uk Expert perspective on Financial Procrastination & other finance topics | News and MoneyPlus Blog Find articles from our experts on Financial Procrastination and ensure you are more informed on the latest financial news. MoneyPlus offer insight on Financial Procrastination and more Today is Fight #Procrastination Day! https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/fight-procrastination-day/ Fight financial procrastination with these useful tips http://bit.ly/2bQFkcN
"06.09.2016 11:00:00" standardlife.co.uk Money Lessons For Children | News and MoneyPlus Blog Amanda Young 14th June 2016 at 2:07pm Creating good money habits in children is a challenge for many parents but it can help set them on a successful financial path for life. We ask Amanda Young at Standard Life Investments to share her experiences. My Top tips for teaching your kids about #money http://bit.ly/2bHxTCV. Our experts say that it's very important to teach money lessons to #children http://bit.ly/1S3SRGd
"06.09.2016 09:30:00" standardlife.co.uk Your Money and a Move Overseas | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 2nd September 2016 at 8:48am You've finally made up your mind to do what you've always dreamed of - to move abroad to sunnier, drier climes or take that dream job on foreign shores. More of us than ever are thinking about a move Your #money and a move overseas! But before you leave to pursue your dreams, do you know what the impact will be on your finances? Check out one of our latest blogs and find out all you need to know before you make your dreams come true...
"05.09.2016 07:30:00" Timeline Photos “I felt that I have been a bit naïve, maybe a bit gullible.” Hear #scam victim Clive Osborne's story http://bit.ly/2bI1aKA
"04.09.2016 08:00:01" standardlife.co.uk Investment Scams: Spot the Warning Signs | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 20th July 2016 at 3:14pm Investment fraud is becoming increasingly sophisticated as it targets experienced and wealthier investors. What and how they do it might surprise you. An estimated £1.2bn is lost to investment fraud in the Would you like to be more informed on #scamsmart ? Check out our blog http://bit.ly/29TRj9z
"03.09.2016 17:00:01" Timeline Photos #DYK over 55s have a heightened risk of #investment fraud. Don't get caught out. Get informed at http://bit.ly/2bI08xZ
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"02.09.2016 15:30:00" bbc.co.uk Savers 'devastated' in August as rates fall below 0.5% - BBC News Millions of savers have been left "devastated" by further cuts in interest rates during August, according to analysis from Moneyfacts. The average easy access rate fell below 0.5% for the first time, while cash Isa rates fell below 1%. Millions of #savers have been left "devastated" with easy access cash rates giving lowest returns during August http://bbc.in/2bRboZI
"02.09.2016 11:15:00" Timeline Photos #DYK 65s with over 10K in #savings are 3.5 times more likely to fall victim to fraud? Be #scamsmart - http://bit.ly/2bHkw7s
"02.09.2016 09:00:00" standardlife.co.uk Phased Retirement | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 18th December 2015 at 12:53pm The time has finally come and you're ready to retire. You might have been waiting for this day for years or maybe you don't feel ready to give up your career - after all it's been a huge part of your #Savings secrets keep partners in the dark. Check out 4 #retirement savings tips for couples http://bit.ly/2bJLSXH Read our blog to see what our experts say http://bit.ly/2c7tb0y
"02.09.2016 07:00:00" Timeline Photos These alarming statistics do not have to apply to you. See our expert's advice: #investing #saving
"01.09.2016 19:00:00" theguardian.com Will my mother have to sell her half of our house to pay for care? Q My mother and I jointly own the house where we both live. If my mother was to go into a care home due to poor health, would the government take her half share of the house to pay the care home fees even if I was still living in the house? Do you have a joint ownership of a property? Will the government take 50% of the value to cover care costs? Read more http://bit.ly/2bWbrbl
"01.09.2016 16:00:00" dailymail.co.uk Are you missing out on this 6 per cent pension boost? The chance to lock into a government scheme by paying national insurance class 3A voluntary contributions is only open for the next few months. Hundreds of thousands of #pensioners in danger of missing out on a guaranteed income of around 6 % for life — simply because they don't know about it… http://bit.ly/2bEHugn
"01.09.2016 13:00:00" thisismoney.co.uk Can I take my entire small pension pot as a tax free lump sum and leave my final salary scheme untouched? Ideally I would like to take all my final salary pension as an income rather than a reduced pension and cash. Is there any way I could use my money purchase pension to cover the cash element I could have taken from the final salary pension? Wanting to take the entire small #pension pot as a #taxfree lump sum but still leaving the final salary scheme untouched? Is this an option, and if so is it wise to do? Find out more http://bit.ly/2bJ8I1C
"01.09.2016 09:00:00" dailymail.co.uk How many millionaires live in your area? Every region in the UK is more prosperous than a year ago, Barclays says One in 67 people is worth at least seven figures, the findings reveal Every region in the UK is more prosperous than it was 12 months ago, new findings suggest. One in 67 people calling themselves a millionaire across the #UK. How #wealthy are people living near you?
"01.09.2016 07:00:00" Timeline Photos The below is just the starting point to the #financially healthy life. Find out more: #investments #savings
"31.08.2016 19:30:00" standardlife.co.uk Stay one-step ahead of scams | News and MoneyPlus Blog Millions are affected by scams every year and are becoming more and more sophisticated. It pays to know what to look out for. #Pensioner loses 35K to scam http://dailym.ai/2c8kEt2 . Stay one-step ahead of #scams by finding out ways to make yourself #scamproof http://bit.ly/2c0fxxW
"31.08.2016 16:00:06" money.aol.co.uk The best place to retire in the UK - are you set for retirement in the wrong place? Surrey pensioners have the highest average income in the country (£21,200), while those in Dyfed and Powys enjoy the lowest crime rate, and people in Herefordshire have the most years in retirement before disability kicks in. However, these aren't the Top 5 best places to #retire. What makes them so great? Read more and let us know what's your favourite!
"31.08.2016 12:00:00" standardlife.co.uk Saving For University | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 17th August 2015 at 4:44pm If you're a parent with a child heading to university this year for the first time, you're most likely feeling a mixture of pride, excitement and monetary concern. Student loans at record high; should parents help their children #financially at university? goo.gl/aIOcQU See what experts say: http://bit.ly/2bziTZt
"31.08.2016 11:15:00" cityam.com When is the best time to call the tax man? This firm did the research A new study of call waiting times at HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has revealed the best times to call the tax man if you want to get through quickly. A July parliamentary report revealed that the average call waiting time in October was close to 35 HMRC reveals when to call the #taxman to get through quickly http://bit.ly/2bzxwXM
"31.08.2016 07:00:00" dailymail.co.uk Pensioners trapped in their homes by shared appreciation mortgages Alexander Macrae is 82 years old, lives alone in a huge house he can't afford to heat - and last week the heavens opened leaving him wading around his kitchen in wellington boots. But much as he longs to downsize to somewhere warm and dry, he can't - Can a lender take 75% of any uplift in the value of a #home when it is sold? Read here to find out more: http://bit.ly/2bzxQFY
"31.08.2016 06:00:00" Timeline Photos 18 – 24 and in debt? You are not the only one goo.gl/eVReRt . In need of a financial makeover? http://bit.ly/2bzx0c6
"30.08.2016 20:00:00" standardlife.co.uk Risk, Reward and the Right Financial Advice | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 28th July 2016 at 10:09am Managing your money can seem a risky business. Risk warnings litter financial communications, and not just because financial organisations need to be transparent, but as an acceptance that the financial #Wealthy share their 5 #investing strategies goo.gl/Uhfu7M. See what our experts say
"30.08.2016 19:00:00" standardlife.co.uk Financial Gifts For Grandchildren | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 19th November 2015 at 3:56pm You have probably given your grandchildren regular financial gifts - pocket money, Christmas and birthday money. But what are your options when you want to invest the tooth fairy's money or give them The gifts grandchildren will be grateful for when they grow up #investing #finance http://bit.ly/2aYIRTQ
"30.08.2016 16:30:00" standardlife.co.uk Money Lessons For Children | News and MoneyPlus Blog Amanda Young 14th June 2016 at 2:07pm Creating good money habits in children is a challenge for many parents but it can help set them on a successful financial path for life. We ask Amanda Young at Standard Life Investments to share her experiences. My Making #financial mistakes early goo.gl/zuDgzo could be one of the best things that you did http://bit.ly/1S3SRGd
"30.08.2016 16:11:40" Andy Murray On the Today Show this morning with Tamron Hall. Interesting technique but they got the win ;)
"30.08.2016 16:00:01" independent.co.uk The truth about investing for children Results season, an uplift in first-time buyer activity and now back to school, they all spell "spending" for the nation's parents. The everyday costs are one thing - raising one child till the age of 18 is currently coming in at around £231,000 in total The truth about #investing for children
"30.08.2016 11:05:00" Timeline Photos Unclaimed nest eggs can be worth thousands goo.gl/pwcf0e ! Here's how to track a lost #pension http://bit.ly/1XAU2p8
"30.08.2016 09:01:26" Edinburgh International Festival As the final fireworks fade away, we say good bye to the 2016 International Festival. We welcomed the world and some of the world's greatest performers. We hope that you've had a thoroughly awesome time!
Join us next year when we celebrate turning 70! #EdinFest :)
"30.08.2016 06:30:00" Timeline Photos Are you #cash or plastic? http://bit.ly/2bwkLlH
"29.08.2016 21:31:25" Photos from Standard Life UK's post And that's a wrap!
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Edinburgh International Festival comes to a magnificent close with the annual Fireworks Concert.
#Edinburgh welcomed the world to great success yet again.
What was your favourite #EdinburghFestival
"29.08.2016 20:00:00" Timeline Photos Can you guess how much this bag sold for? (HINT – a lot!). Find out what handbag collecting (real handbag collecting) is all about: http://bit.ly/2bwlkfk
"29.08.2016 18:00:01" Timeline Photos #HMRC says #ISA #savings at new record high goo.gl/yXG3xY. See what our experts say about it http://bit.ly/2bwyVyp
"29.08.2016 17:00:00" telegraph.co.uk 'Longest living human' says he is ready for death at 145 If independently confirmed, the findings would make Mr Gotho a staggering 145 years old - and the longest lived human in recorded history. But despite his incredible longevity, Mr Gotho says he has little wish to remain on this earth much longer. "What I Wow, this person has been #retired longer than most people live! #longestlivinghuman http://bit.ly/2bwsQXt
"29.08.2016 16:00:01" standardlife.co.uk The Balanced Debt Diet | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 27th May 2016 at 11:34am Alastair Ward explains why he turned his approach to saving on its head. Alastair heads up our customer savings and employee wealth team. When it comes to managing your money, the usual advice is: pay off 18-35 year olds are no different to many people - they want to save for a secure future, but short-term financial pressures can get in the way goo.gl/WnXnA0. Find out what you can do to boost your #savings http://bit.ly/27VbE20
"29.08.2016 16:00:00" Timeline Photos Quick #tips how to reduce the cost of school uniforms
"29.08.2016 15:30:00" standardlife.co.uk Save Time and Money With our Pick of Mobile Apps | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 8th February 2016 at 3:00pm Happily I'm of a generation that can still remember life before the selfie but for many of us, we haven't even realised just how dependent we've become on our smartphones. The smartphone has completely Do you 'check' before you tap? goo.gl/6HAiD3 Find out more here: http://bit.ly/2bMLnNg #contactless
"28.08.2016 20:00:00" standardlife.co.uk Don't pay too much tax Julie Hutchison 20th May 2015 at 12:14pm Don't trip up on tax when it comes to taking money out of your pension. Tax is one of the main things you need to consider when taking money out of your pension, particularly in light of the recent pension freedoms Tax warning over unlocked pensions goo.gl/GtFqDP - how not to get caught http://bit.ly/2bMNAIp
"28.08.2016 11:05:00" standardlife.co.uk Talking About Later Life Needs | News and MoneyPlus Blog j MoneyPlus Features Team 1st June 2016 at 10:06am We all want to live long, happy and healthy lives. But, for some, those later years bring a different set of challenges. In the first of a series of articles, John Brewer talks about the issues that more @theguardian goo.gl/T3AgpG . Our experts say... http://bit.ly/1Udwfok
"27.08.2016 11:05:01" standardlife.co.uk Investment Scams: Spot the Warning Signs | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 20th July 2016 at 3:14pm Investment fraud is becoming increasingly sophisticated as it targets experienced and wealthier investors. What and how they do it might surprise you. An estimated £1.2bn is lost to investment fraud in the #Investment fraud is big… and very clever http://bit.ly/29TRj9z
"27.08.2016 08:00:00" standardlife.co.uk Mobile Apps - A Smart Way to Manage Your Finances | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 19th August 2016 at 8:44am Britons are embracing mobile banking in their droves as payments via smartphone apps rocketed 54% in 2015, reaching a value of £347m. But what if the trusty smartphone could also provide the means to get Start managing your #finances with #mobileapps goo.gl/pVBjRA and read more of what our experts say about it http://bit.ly/2bM1fkd
"26.08.2016 20:00:01" standardlife.co.uk Money Lessons For Children | News and MoneyPlus Blog Amanda Young 14th June 2016 at 2:07pm Creating good money habits in children is a challenge for many parents but it can help set them on a successful financial path for life. We ask Amanda Young at Standard Life Investments to share her experiences. My @Forbes suggests the complicated relationship with money can be linked to the first childhood money memory goo.gl/bvbeSH . See what our expert say about it http://bit.ly/1S3SRGd
"26.08.2016 19:30:00" standardlife.co.uk Collectors' Corner: All systems LEGO | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 5th May 2016 at 3:57pm LEGO is no longer just for kids. Like superhero movies, comic books and Star Wars, it's moved beyond the school gates and is now cooler than ever. Young LEGO fans from the 70s, 80s and 90s have grown into This blogger goo.gl/xC1DLT had no idea that one day he will be approached by Standard Life. Curious why? http://bit.ly/1TLrx3v
"26.08.2016 17:00:00" standardlife.co.uk The Balanced Debt Diet | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 27th May 2016 at 11:34am Alastair Ward explains why he turned his approach to saving on its head. Alastair heads up our customer savings and employee wealth team. When it comes to managing your money, the usual advice is: pay off These 9 Lifetime Milestones can be the happiest moments in your life goo.gl/7GyO5m if you use our expert's simple tricks: http://bit.ly/27VbE20
"26.08.2016 15:45:00" mirror.co.uk The simple trick that turns £59 a month into £1,842 in savings Homeowners could enjoy big savings and wipe years off their mortgage term by taking advantage of rock-bottom interest rates to make regular overpayments. Research from comparison site Comparethemarket.com has found borrowers could save a combined How £59 a month can turn into £1,842 in #savings
"26.08.2016 15:09:39" Part 4 of 'Master Your Dreams' It's hard to beat a person who never gives up.
Part 4 of 'Master Your Dreams' showcases the resilience that has helped make Andy Murray a champion.
"26.08.2016 14:28:55" standardlife.co.uk Can taking your pension savings affect your benefits? MoneyPlus Features Team 18th May 2016 at 12:40pm Many people want to know if taking their pension savings can affect their State benefits. The pension freedoms which arrived in 2015 have brought more choice and flexibility when it comes to pension Pension freedom caught many in high tax rate on their withdrawn savings goo.gl/8GzspL . Find out here how is best avoid it http://bit.ly/205C1N3
"26.08.2016 06:30:01" telegraph.co.uk Thousands withdraw pension cash - then leave it in the bank 'earning nothing' Tens of thousands of people are withdrawing huge amounts from their pension pots only to leave their savings languishing in low-interest bank accounts. Since April last year anyone over the age of 55 can cash in their entire private pension and only pay When #pension #freedom meets interest rate cuts: is your #cash sitting in the #bank 'earning nothing' ?
"26.08.2016 05:00:00" dailymail.co.uk Money expert reveals her top tips to slash the back to school cost Parents are expected to fork out around £400 before school starts Money expert reveals her top tips to help thrifty parents save cash Kalpana Fitzpatrick is a journalist and founder of MummyMoneyMatters Tips include finding cheap uniform and getting free Minimise children's back-to-school #bill using these simple tricks
"25.08.2016 20:00:01" bbc.co.uk Contactless cards' popularity grows - BBC News The use of contactless payments in the first half of the year outstripped use in the whole of 2015 as consumers switched from cash to cards. Spending and the number of transactions on contactless were higher in January to June than all of last year, #Contactless cards' popularity grows
"25.08.2016 15:00:01" news.sky.com Pension Pot Raiders Fail To Plan For Future More than half of those who have raided their retirement savings under pension freedoms have no plan for how to pay for their future care, according to new figures. #Pension Pot Raiders Fail To Plan For Future
"25.08.2016 13:00:01" mnn.com How to find happiness after retirement When most people think about retirement, they think about savings plans and investments - but retirement is about more than just money. It's about health and family, finding meaning in life, and cultivating an attitude of positivity that encourages Tips to finding happiness after #retirement
"25.08.2016 12:00:00" Timeline Photos Do children pay #tax? 5 #investing for children myths debunked
"25.08.2016 11:30:01" thisismoney.co.uk What will tax-free childcare mean for your family? The average cost of full-time childcare across the UK for a child under the age of two is £217.57 a week. Part-time care (25 hours, as opposed to the full 50) costs £116.77 a week. #Tax free childcare is on the way but will your family be better off?
"25.08.2016 11:15:02" Timeline Photos What #wealthy spend 8.4 hours a month on that others don't
"25.08.2016 09:00:00" moneyobserver.com Apply now to gain higher pensions lifetime allowance | Money Observer Pension savers that are at risk of breaching the lifetime allowance can now apply for protection through a new HMRC portal. How to gain higher pensions lifetime allowance #LTA:
"25.08.2016 06:30:00" theguardian.com My year of no spending: I've been on one of the best holidays ever In the past nine months my bicycle has become my most important possession, taking me to work but also enabling me to get away from home in my spare time. As part of my no spend challenge I cut my travel budget to zero. My year of no #spending: “I've been on one of the best #holidays ever”
"24.08.2016 20:00:01" telegraph.co.uk Help to Buy Isa shambles: so are these accounts still worth it? Mr Furnell has around £2,600 saved in his Natwest Help to Buy Isa which pays 2pc. He pays in the maximum £200 each month from his cash savings. Since the scheme's flaw was revealed, Mr Furnell said he and his girlfriend, Jessica Barnett, 26, will have #HelptoBuy #ISA technicality means the money can't be used for a deposit after, only when you complete. Some things to consider:
"22.08.2016 20:01:01" uk.businessinsider.com A man who retired at 34 shares a spreadsheet that helped him get there On August 1, 2016, Brandon officially retired. The 34-year-old software developer and blogger behind the Mad Fientist - who doesn't use his last name online for privacy reasons - had been planning and saving for years to retire early. "For the first five How to #retire at 34: a man shares the spreadsheet that helped him get there
"22.08.2016 16:00:00" express.co.uk Tax in retirement: Top tips to avoid getting caught in trap There is no respite from the taxman in retirement, as new figures show pensioners hand over an incredible 30 per cent of all their income straight to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) in tax, only a slightly lower proportion than for those who are still Top tips to cut the #tax in #retirement
"22.08.2016 15:00:00" dailymail.co.uk Creative ways to save money without giving up your daily cappuccino It can be hard to save money, so FEMAIL has rounded up the best tips Wednesday is the best day to grocery shop because specials start then Deleting credit card details from online means you can't impulse buy Use cash so you can set a budget before nights Creative ways to #save #money... without giving up the small treats you love
"22.08.2016 14:05:05" money.aol.co.uk Money-saving tips for your summer holiday We're well into August now but the summer isn't quite over yet and plenty of people still have their holidays to look forward to. But one of the downsides of going away is having to face up to your finances when you get home. Clever #money #saving tips will help you come back from your summer holidays richer
"22.08.2016 09:00:00" standardlife.co.uk Assets in the UK and death overseas | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 30th September 2015 at 3:16pm In our internationally mobile society, it's becoming increasingly likely that people may hold assets in more than one country. So in keeping with our moving and working abroad series, we thought we'd Assets in the #UK and death #overseas
"22.08.2016 06:30:01" standardlife.co.uk Retirement - Real People & Questions | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 9th May 2016 at 12:21pm At one of our recent retirement events we had the pleasure of really getting to know some of our customers. We got to learn more about their individual circumstances and the things that worry them most about #Retirement – Real People, Real Questions
"21.08.2016 19:00:00" standardlife.co.uk Why teaching kids about money pays off for life | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 21st January 2016 at 4:46pm Developing children's understanding of money from an early age prepares them for the financial challenges of adulthood. Getting them to understand the basics of how to budget, spend and save isn't just Why teaching kids about #money pays off for life
"21.08.2016 13:30:00" standardlife.co.uk Make working abroad tax efficient | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 28th September 2015 at 1:40pm Back in the day, according to 'The Cambridge Illustrated History of the British Empire', the empire was built and fuelled on waves of migrating British people. And while there's not as much empire Make working abroad #tax efficient
"21.08.2016 09:00:01" standardlife.co.uk Pensions - the best way to pass on your wealth? MoneyPlus Features Team 15th July 2016 at 9:55am All of us want to leave an inheritance to our family or friends. Fortunately, it's become easier to do thanks to new rules which let you to pass on your pension wealth more freely and tax efficiently. #Pensions – the best way to pass on your #wealth?
"20.08.2016 19:00:01" standardlife.co.uk Living overseas and UK residency | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 2nd October 2015 at 3:15pm In our recent blog on holding assets in the UK, we touched on the question that if you live abroad but still come back to the UK regularly - could you be considered to have UK residency? Living #overseas and #UK #residency
"20.08.2016 14:00:01" standardlife.co.uk Five Ways to Fuel Your Finances | News and Moneyplus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 9th March 2016 at 3:25pm Financial experts throw around a bunch of guesstimates about how much you'll need to save for retirement - but the actual amount is always very personal. It really depends on what you want from your life Life After Work – 5 Ways to Fuel Your #Finances
"20.08.2016 08:00:01" standardlife.co.uk Tax efficiency: 5 ways to be tax smart | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 24th November 2015 at 1:34pm Being 'savvy' with tax is one of the most important factors which can help you make the most of your savings. We know it can be a tricky area so we thought it would be helpful to pull together five 'tax Don't know how to be #tax efficient? Here are 5 ways to show you how
"19.08.2016 20:00:00" standardlife.co.uk Motivational Money | News and Moneyplus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 11th April 2016 at 11:00am Achieving goals is not purely a matter of having "discipline". It's a matter of motivating yourself, keeping your focus on your goal and then maintaining that momentum. And that's not child's play. Quick tips to get #financially motivated
"19.08.2016 15:00:00" telegraph.co.uk Isa tips: 87 ways to become a better investor Isas have become so popular that they are almost a national institution, with around 14 million people putting money in them every year. But they are likely to become even more fashionable in the coming years thanks to recent extensions to the savings Not sure about #investing? Check out 87 ways to become a better #investor
"19.08.2016 12:30:04" express.co.uk Pension pot: Our guide how you can avoid withdrawing too much Under pension freedom rules the over-55s can strip out money when they wish, but need to plan carefully to avoid depleting their funds. Some could see their retirement cash run out in under a decade, so how much should you be taking out? How much should you be taking out from your #pension pot?
"19.08.2016 07:00:00" independent.co.uk Stop moaning, savers - it's your fault that interest rates are so low "Neither a borrower nor a lender be", warned Polonius. But should he have added "saver" to that list? The Bank of England's latest cut in its base rate has piled even more downward pressure on returns offered by banks on cash balances. Why #interest rate cut may not be that bad news after all
"19.08.2016 06:30:00" telegraph.co.uk Britons overlooking £5bn in easy insurance savings A stitch in time would save £5bn a year from Britain's insurance bill, according to a new study that suggests many households still don't bother to take simple steps like trimming trees and fixing dripping pipes. The figure is equivalent to saving each Quick tips to make #savings on #insurance
"18.08.2016 20:00:00" standardlife.co.uk Make Time To Save | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 17th November 2015 at 3:40pm What makes you rest easy? Knowing you've got a good fixed rate deal on your mortgage or maximising your savings? This is why you should make time to #save
"18.08.2016 20:00:00" moneyfacts.co.uk Is the heat making you lose money as well as sleep The heat may be a welcome signal of summer, but it can sometimes get a bit too much - research has found that many people find it difficult to sleep and even concentrate during the summer months, and often end up spending more as a result. Are you feeling #cold? You won't anymore after reading this…
"18.08.2016 19:00:01" uk.finance.yahoo.com How Our Love For Our Furry Friends Can Cost Britons The Equivalent Of A Deposit On A House It's well known Britain is a nation of animal lovers but few would realise just how much and how far we are willing to go to care for our furry friends. New research shows the country's 13 million pet owners can spend the equivalent of a deposit on a The #love for our #pets can cost us the equivalent of….
"18.08.2016 18:00:00" telegraph.co.uk Student money saving tips: Six ways you can financially prepare for university Tomorrow thousands of students get their A-level results and for many it signals the start of their university career. Most students have very low incomes and the prospect of hefty debts to pay off in the future, so it's important that they get off to a University time? Check out 6 ways to be #financially prepared
"18.08.2016 17:00:00" dailymail.co.uk Families £700 richer than 2015 thanks to pension 'lock' Families now have an average £26,400 to spend each year Triple lock helped pensioners have £1,700 more than before the crisis British families have never been better off and have more spare cash than ever before, official figures showed yesterday. British families' disposable #income just hit record high thanks to this #retirement rule
"18.08.2016 16:00:00" thisismoney.co.uk Lifetime Isa launch in April cast into uncertainty New Isas meant to help young people save for both a home and old age Firms call for delay saying Government hasn't given enough details yet Plan is to add cash bonus worth up to £1k a year to every £4k saved But critics including Baroness Altmann warn The launch of attractive Lifetime #ISA's still held by the #government's delay
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"17.08.2016 20:00:00" standardlife.co.uk Financial Gifts For Grandchildren | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 19th November 2015 at 3:56pm You have probably given your grandchildren regular financial gifts - pocket money, Christmas and birthday money. But what are your options when you want to invest the tooth fairy's money or give them Looking for present ideas for your grandchildren? That's your best choice #investing #finance
"17.08.2016 17:00:00" thisismoney.co.uk I want pension freedom - but I'm trapped in a £51k fund I can't move I have a pension pot worth £51,000 and want to use new pension freedoms to bequeath it to my children and grandchildren. At 65, I am fortunate enough that neither I nor my wife need the money immediately, and would prefer to bequeath it. I've got £51K #pension fund that I would like to pass on to my children and grandchildren. Is it possible?
"17.08.2016 16:00:00" thisismoney.co.uk What you must know about inheritance tax and the family home allowance New family home inheritance tax nil-rate band of £350,000 for a couple Added to existing IHT allowance will take threshold up to £1million Change announced by Osborne in July 2015 but not in place until 2017 Family home IHT allowance will step up until How new #inheritance #tax rules will benefit you from 2017
"17.08.2016 14:00:00" thisismoney.co.uk Bank of mum and dad dealt tax blow Coventry Building Society scraps 'Step Up' mortgage deal for families Deal had allowed borrowers to add a parent's income to their application Loan could have exposed parents to higher stamp duty rates intended to hit landlords Tax hikes aimed at This new #tax rule means parents could now be hit by higher stamp duty rates
"17.08.2016 13:10:01" thisismoney.co.uk Why you should buy a trampoline on a Monday... and a TV from Germany Monday is the best day for online bargains as fewer people are shopping Add items to your basket then cancel - retailers may later offer a discount Amazon p rices can vary depending on the demand in different countries Shops are setting up internet outlet These online shopping tricks will save you a small #fortune (that you can then use to top up your #pension)
"16.08.2016 20:00:01" standardlife.co.uk The Secret to Financial Success | News and MoneyPlus Blog Andy Dunbar 29th June 2016 at 10:20am What is it that makes some people better at making financial decisions? And is there something we can learn from them so that we don't miss out? After all, most of us want to make the very most of our money. When slow thinkers are the winners? The key to #financial success
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"15.08.2016 20:00:01" standardlife.co.uk Scared to Plan Your Finances? | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 24th November 2014 at 3:06pm Why do we seem to worry so much? Bad news seems to stick and we are drawn to read about it or watch it on the news. Don't let fear drive your #financial decisions
"15.08.2016 20:00:00" express.co.uk Think ahead: How to make the most of your children's savings accounts While the average savings account now pays just 0.3 per cent according to the Bank of England, best buy children's savings accounts can pay more than 10 times that amount. Most experts expect the Bank to cut base rates to just 0.25 per cent tomorrow but Quick tips to make the most of your children's #savings accounts
"15.08.2016 16:00:00" pru.co.uk Phased Retirement - What this Might Mean for You Going part-time Going part time is a great way to carry on earning, whilst also giving you back some time for other pursuits. Nearly a third of those surveyed in the Class of 2015 study would like to reduce the hours they work with their current employer. Thinking of phasing your #retirement? Find out what your options are
"15.08.2016 15:00:01" telegraph.co.uk One year of pension freedoms: Over 55s make a million bank-account style payments However the figures do not cover payments made from most company schemes, which tend not to be members of the ABI. Andrew Tully, pensions technical director at Retirement Advantage, a pension firm, said: "A picture is beginning to emerge of savers Some retirees still withdraw too much too soon from their #pensions #pensionfreedoms
"15.08.2016 14:00:03" bbc.co.uk Some taking 'too much' from pension pots, ABI warns - BBC News A minority of those aged 55 and over are withdrawing too much from their pension pots, the industry has warned. However, after the first full year since pension freedoms began, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) said most people were being Over 55s more sensible about withdrawing their #pensions than previously estimated #pensionfreedoms
"15.08.2016 11:05:01" standardlife.co.uk Reduce Food Waste And Your Weekly Shopping Bill | News and MoneyPlus Blog Sandy Macdonald 12th August 2016 at 9:00am Did you know that we throw away 7 million tonnes of food and drink from our homes every year in the UK, and that more than half of this is good food that could have been eaten? Top tips to reduce food waste and your weekly shopping bill #savings http://bit.ly/2bbmHPs
"15.08.2016 06:45:00" standardlife.co.uk Making Our Retirement Income Last | News and MoneyPlus Blog Jenny Holt 29th June 2016 at 4:00pm Most of us need savings for 20-30 years of retirement. We need enough to live on to cover daily expenses, hobbies, holidays and healthcare. But we also need it to last. It's a balancing act. How can you make your retirement income last?
"15.08.2016 00:04:42" Timeline Photos Huge congratulations to Andy Murray on successfully defending his title. What a result!
"14.08.2016 11:15:01" Timeline Photos New simple ways to build up an emergency #savings fund
"14.08.2016 09:00:00" standardlife.co.uk Market Volatility: Focus on The Long-Term | News and MoneyPlus Blog Gareth Trainor 24th September 2015 at 4:14pm It's normal for financial markets to go up and down over time, but in the short term these movements can be unnerving. Even working in finance as I do, when I see my investments fall in value it can 'feel' as Why focusing on the long-term when #investing is now more crucial than ever
"13.08.2016 14:30:00" Timeline Photos James Hutton, Edinburgh resident and enlightenment thinker, pioneered the geological concept of #deeptime going back 350 million years into Edinburgh's history.
Were you one of the 27,000 marveling in the audience?
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"13.08.2016 11:15:00" Timeline Photos Despite economic volatility, UK's family #income and #savings are on the rise, research reveals
"13.08.2016 08:00:00" standardlife.co.uk Start saving early and help avoid financial regrets | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 6th October 2015 at 2:40pm Regrets, I'm sure we've all had a few, and a recently published study confirms that for many of us our biggest ones are often money related. The researchers compiled the top 50 things British people Top 10 things British people regret and what it has to do with your #finances
"12.08.2016 20:00:01" standardlife.co.uk Ethical Funds | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 2nd November 2015 at 12:52pm Many people believe that when they are ethically investing they will sacrifice returns but, in this video Gareth Trainor explains that investments with an ethical or socially responsible bias in the UK How to #Invest #Ethically without scarifying returns
"12.08.2016 20:00:00" thisismoney.co.uk What pension deadlines must you meet as you pass ages 55, 65 and 75? Pension age deadlines are far more fluid nowadays as older people have gained greater control over when they retire and how they run their finances in old age. If you're well prepared to navigate the years between 55 and 75, you can mostly arrange your 3 important age milestones to note if you are thinking about comfortable #retirement
"12.08.2016 14:45:00" money.cnn.com How to retire if you're going to live to 100 More Americans are living longer, healthier lives. While that's great news, it also means that our retirement isn't going to look quite like our parents' generation. It's time to rethink the traditional retirement, write London Business School professors Clever advice on how to #retire if you're going to live to 100
"12.08.2016 06:30:00" Timeline Photos The #StandardLife #deeptime Opening Event spanned 350 million years; used 15km of electrical cables and a whopping 42 projectors.
Did you make it to the show?
"11.08.2016 20:00:00" standardlife.co.uk The Basics of Investing | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 27th April 2016 at 8:36am If you want to invest wisely and successfully then you need to get the basics right. We're starting a series of articles that aim to help you feel more comfortable and confident about choosing and managing Quick #Investing Tips for New #Investors
"11.08.2016 13:30:04" thisismoney.co.uk Can I use Power of Attorney to sell my 95-year-old mum's house? I have Power of Attorney for my mum who is 95 and in a care home. Is it OK for me to sell her house as the tenants renting it have given notice? She is not desperate for the money but it would ease our minds about further increases in her care home fees. The Power of #Attorney –help your loved ones who are no longer able to act on their own behalf – useful guide
"11.08.2016 13:00:01" thisismoney.co.uk Financial abuse afflicts 130k over-65s. Here are the warning signs Age UK believes 1.2% of over-65s might have suffered financial abuse Those with dementia or reduced cognitive function are most vulnerable Elderly women are twice as likely to be preyed on as men Charity explains how to spot abuse, and what to do if UK #financial abuse rate for over-65s is high and growing, research warns
"10.08.2016 20:00:01" standardlife.co.uk What's Going On With Global Investments? | News and MoneyPlus Blog Andrew Milligan 25th July 2016 at 8:30am During volatile markets, it's easy to focus narrowly and locally on what's happening. But when it comes to investing, the interconnected nature of markets means it's crucial to look globally - and at the long-term To make better #investment decisions, find out what's going on with the global markets
"09.08.2016 13:00:05" unbiased.co.uk How well do you know your workplace pension? Many more of us are saving into workplace pensions - good! Very few of us take any further interest in those pensions - bad! By not looking more carefully at how your pension is invested, you could be missing out on tens or even hundreds of thousands of You have been auto enrolled but how well do you know your #workplace pension?
"08.08.2016 14:00:00" telegraph.co.uk Pension, children, care fees: how much can you count on your home to pay for? Hundreds of thousands of older homeowners are already relying on their properties to keep them afloat throughout their retirement. And demand for "equity release" is growing. Latest figures show that in the three months to June £514m property wealth was Just when you thought your home's #equity release will cover your needs… think twice:
"08.08.2016 13:00:00" professionaladviser.com Respect your elders: Key financial lessons from the older generation It has long been known that hindsight is 20:20, so what advice does the older generation impart about managing money? Victoria McKeever finds out Save more, avoid debt and do not lend money you cannot afford to lose are the three top pieces of advice This is what #elderly would do if they could turn back the time
"08.08.2016 12:00:00" thisismoney.co.uk Should I use a pension pot to pay off my mortgage? Steve Webb replies I am 54 years old with a pension portfolio of £160,000 spread over three companies and containing some 20 funds covering most assets and regions. The total contribution going into my pot each month is around £400. I am quite happy working for a living and Should I use my #pension to pay off my #mortgage? See the expert's advice
"08.08.2016 11:15:00" trainingjournal.com Next generation delay starting a family due to financial concerns Half of those surveyed are delaying starting a family due to money worries. Credit: Holyrood Magazine A report from the Scottish Widows think tank the Centre for the Modern Family (CMF) has found almost half (45 per cent) of 25-34 year olds plan to delay Britain's next generation of parents delay starting a family due to the #money worries
"08.08.2016 08:04:50" Edinburgh International Festival For everyone who wasn't able to see the Standard Life Opening Event: Deep Time this evening, please enjoy this full length version. We will be releasing more videos from the event over the next few days. Enjoy!
- Nicola For anyone who missed the #deeptime event in #edinburgh last night, you can watch the full video here.
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"07.08.2016 16:00:01" Timeline Photos @Edintfest #DeepTime is live today on @edinburghcastle @EventScotNews @CreativeScots Enjoy!
"05.08.2016 15:00:04" uk.reuters.com Proud Murray working on flag-bearing technique RIO DE JANEIRO Andy Murray says carrying the British flag at Friday's Olympic opening ceremony will be his proudest day but admits his technique needs some work. The defending men's singles champion made a mess of a photocall on Wednesday when he covered Proud @Andy_Murray has more to practice for than usual, we're #withAndy this weekend
"05.08.2016 14:05:04" telegraph.co.uk Interest rate cut Q&A: how will my finances be affected? The Bank of England has cut official interest rates for the first time since March 2009, from 0.5pc to 0.25pc. The Governor, Mark Carney, said all nine members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) backed the cut. Interest rate cut; what does it mean for your #finances?
"04.08.2016 14:30:00" Timeline Photos How to make it easy for your loved ones to inherit your #pension
"03.08.2016 15:00:00" cityam.com How to help your kids handle money Getting the younger generation engaged with money matters is more crucial than ever. The lot of today's young is radically different to their parent's, and being financially literate is an increasingly important life skill. "Teaching proper money Why teaching kids to handle #money is now more crucial than ever
"03.08.2016 14:00:00" hbr.org How to Beat Procrastination Create a FREE account to: Get eight free articles per month* Access to personalized content Save articles and create shareable folders in your personal HBR library Get 20% off your first order using code HBRORGREG3** *not including articles that are 6 quick tips to beat procrastination (to help you save for comfortable #retirement)
"03.08.2016 13:00:00" moneysense.ca The secret to a happy retirement In their new book, Victory Lap Retirement, Mike Drak and Jonathan Chevreau advocate a re-balancing of work and leisure in order to create a low-stress, sustainable lifestyle-in both your working years and in retirement. They see the Victory Lap as the What "ikigai" has to do with the #retirement and why you should incorporate it's meaning into your life NOW
"02.08.2016 16:33:33" standardlife.co.uk The Balanced Debt Diet | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 27th May 2016 at 11:34am Alastair Ward explains why he turned his approach to saving on its head. Alastair heads up our customer savings and employee wealth team. When it comes to managing your money, the usual advice is: pay off Do you know the ingredients of the healthy #debt diet?
"02.08.2016 16:30:07" bbc.co.uk 'High price' for the lost savings habit - BBC News Young families are leaving themselves in a financially fragile state, academics say, amid reports that people are losing the savings habit. Failure to put money aside exposed them to expensive debts, according to John Ashton, a professor in banking. Whatever happens, try not lose your #savings habit. This is why:
"01.08.2016 07:00:00" Timeline Photos Are you a financial procrastinator? http://bit.ly/2a3gTpm
"29.07.2016 07:00:01" Timeline Photos Does it apply to you? http://bit.ly/2a3gTpm
"27.07.2016 20:00:00" standardlife.co.uk Property: looking beyond the headlines | News and MoneyPlus Blog Jenny Holt 25th July 2016 at 3:00pm After seven years of positive returns, the UK commercial property market is going through a turbulent time. Lack of confidence from investors has led to increasing outflows from commercial property funds, while the After 7 years of positive returns, the UK commercial property market is going through a turbulent time. What you need to know - http://bit.ly/2abvjr0
"27.07.2016 19:00:00" Meet Joe…http://bit.ly/2aqnyub
"27.07.2016 15:01:42" telegraph.co.uk Why getting a pet in retirement might just be the best thing you'll ever do Pets as Therapy provide a visiting service in hospitals, hospices, and care homes all across the UK, enhancing the health and wellbeing of the older adults in those communities through their behaviourally assessed animals. This might just be the best thing you'll ever do in your #retirement http://bit.ly/2absAO0
"27.07.2016 14:48:23" telegraph.co.uk Where to retire with access to the great outdoors There is ample space to work up a sweat at St George's Park in Ditchling Common, East Sussex, as the retirement village is surrounded by 250 acres of park land and landscaped gardens. John and Doreen Tessier, who are 84 and 80 years old, moved here in This is where you should #retire if you love great outdoors http://bit.ly/2absrdr
"27.07.2016 07:00:00" Timeline Photos Do you have time that you could switch? http://bit.ly/2a3gTpm
"26.07.2016 17:00:00" forbes.com Is Your Attitude Toward Work Killing Your Retirement Dreams? Do you have a generally positive or negative impression of the word "retirement"? I ask because it dovetails nicely with a series of questions (inspired by Rick Kahler) that I use to begin most speaking engagements. These questions are designed to incite Do you love what you do? See how your attitude towards work can help you to #retire comfortably
"26.07.2016 15:30:04" Timeline Photos 1 in 7 over 65s do this to boost their #pension… http://bit.ly/2augrTL
"26.07.2016 15:25:04" bbc.in Desktop banking use falls, as users switch to apps - BBC News The use of internet banking on a computer has fallen for the first time, as users switch to mobile apps. On average, customers logged on to banking websites 4.3m times a day in 2015, down from 4.4m in 2014, according to the British Bankers Association Desktop #banking may soon be the thing from the past. See what is taking over here:
"26.07.2016 15:23:39" standardlife.co.uk What's Going On With Global Investments? | News and MoneyPlus Blog Andrew Milligan 25th July 2016 at 8:30am During volatile markets, it's easy to focus narrowly and locally on what's happening. But when it comes to investing, the interconnected nature of markets means it's crucial to look globally - and at the long-term When it comes to #investing, the interconnected nature of markets means it's crucial to look globally – and at the long-term picture http://bit.ly/2augE9p
"25.07.2016 07:00:00" Timeline Photos What is your excuse? http://bit.ly/2a3gTpm
"23.07.2016 12:00:00" Timeline Photos Do you think you could switch? http://bit.ly/2a3gTpm
"22.07.2016 15:39:54" 5 easy steps to building your financial future. Step 5 - Making Time. Read our blog for more http://bit.ly/2a3gTpm
"22.07.2016 15:16:13" Standard Life UK's cover photo
"22.07.2016 14:35:02" dailym.ai Rise of distraction fraud sweeping cash machines in Britain Videos below show just how easy it is to fall victim of the sneaky tactics Gordon Urquhart, 66, distracted by pair at a Yorkshire ATM Had £300 stolen and immediately alerted Santander staff Bank refused to refund in a trend which seems to be growing in A wave of new cash machine distraction #scams hit Britain, watch out! #StayVigilant
"22.07.2016 12:30:06" bbc.in Bank of mum and dad used by 27% of first-time buyers - BBC News The number of first-time home buyers relying on the bank of mum and dad in England has risen sharply, according to official figures. The government's housing survey shows that last year 27% of such buyers relied on friends or family for help with a 27% of first-time buyers relied on friends or family for help with a deposit, survey reveals
"22.07.2016 12:00:00" standardlife.co.uk Three Golden Rules of Investing During Market Volatility | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 20th July 2016 at 3:14pm As you'll know, volatility is all part of investing over the long term. But, in the short term, market fluctuations like we've seen recently can be unnerving and make you 'feel' as if you're losing money. When the markets enter choppy waters, it's crucial that you focus on three of the golden rules of #investing: http://bit.ly/29TT46s
"22.07.2016 11:33:22" thisismoney.co.uk Mobile banking app payments rise by a staggering 54% The new figures revealed by the British Bankers Association showed that mobile banking apps are being used around 7,610 times a minute.
"22.07.2016 10:30:05" aol.it Halifax finds third of children aged eight to 15 worry about money One in three children as young as eight worries about money, a report has found. When asked: "Do you ever worry about money?", 33% of youngsters aged between eight and 15 said they did - and boys appear more likely to pick up on their parents' financial 1 in 3 British children aged 8 to 15 worry about #money. http://aol.it/2adtXc3
"22.07.2016 09:51:08" standardlife.co.uk Meet the Sneakerheads | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 15th July 2016 at 9:59am Making a fashion statement is not a new concept, but the way it's done is completely open to interpretation. A bold handbag or brightly coloured coat can certainly make an impact, but it's been done a Do you have a fascination for footwear? What makes a pair of sneakers valuable? It's time to meet the 'sneakerheads' http://bit.ly/2adqN85 #sneakers #collecting
"21.07.2016 15:00:33" 5 easy steps to building your financial future. Step 4 - Knowl... 5 easy steps to building your financial future. Step 4 - Knowledge. Read our blog for more http://bit.ly/2a3gTpm
"21.07.2016 14:42:58" Standard Life UK's cover photo
"21.07.2016 14:00:01" Timeline Photos There are far more victims of #cybercrime than previously thought, says Office for National Statistics. Don't be one of them! Read more.
"21.07.2016 13:50:29" Timeline Photos Checking #pensions is 4th on the list of things we put on the backburner. Find out what else we always seem to put off - http://bit.ly/2adHS4v
"21.07.2016 13:30:00" bloom.bg Here's Where Your Country Ranks on Retirement In the retirement security Olympics, it's a sweep for northern Europe. Norway, Switzerland, and Iceland won the top three spots in Natixis Global Asset Management's fourth annual ranking (PDF), released on Tuesday. The U.S., with a score of 73 percent, Here's where your country ranks on #retirement. Britain's place will surprise you, must read!
"21.07.2016 13:27:31" Edinburgh International Festival As we tell the story of Edinburgh resident James Hutton and his pioneering work as part of the Standard Life Opening Event: Deep Time, we want to celebrate the people who make the city what it is today.
We'd love you to share your photos and be part of #Edinfest
"21.07.2016 13:15:01" Timeline Photos The Bank of Mum and Dad isn't the only bank in town anymore…
"21.07.2016 12:00:00" standardlife.co.uk Top travel tips | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 20th July 2016 at 2:31pm Everybody loves a holiday - it's undeniably one of life's pleasures. But travel is full of pitfalls and if you put a foot wrong it could ruin the whole thing. Don't worry though because we've got you Read our top travel tips and ensure you next holiday is one to remember – for all the right reasons. #TravelTips http://bit.ly/29TSTrM
"21.07.2016 07:00:00" Timeline Photos Don't put off a positive future... Switch now! http://bit.ly/2a3gTpm
"20.07.2016 17:00:00" 5 easy steps to building your financial future. Step 3 - Know Your Options. Read our blog for more http://bit.ly/2a3gTpm
"20.07.2016 15:18:25" www.standardlife.co.uk Investment scams: spot the warning signs Investment fraud is becoming increasingly sophisticated as it targets experienced and wealthier investors. What and how they do it might surprise you.
Investment fraud is big… and very clever
An estimated £1.2bn is lost to investment fraud in the UK each Investment fraud - What and how they do it might surprise you. #investments #fraud
"19.07.2016 17:30:00" 5 easy steps to building your financial future. Step 2 - Get Ready. Read our blog for more http://bit.ly/2a3gTpm
"19.07.2016 07:00:00" Timeline Photos Do you have time that you could switch? http://bit.ly/2a3gTpm
"18.07.2016 17:30:00" Focus and Plan 5 easy steps to building your financial future. Step 1 - Focus and Plan http://bit.ly/2a3gTpm
"18.07.2016 14:30:00" bbc.in Using home to fund retirement is a delusion, says former minister - BBC News Downsizing your home to give yourself an income in retirement is unrealistic, according to the former pensions minister, Steve Webb. As many as three million people who are planning to rely on their homes for a pension are in for a shock, he said. Why using your home to fund #retirement is an unrealistic plan
"18.07.2016 14:15:00" Timeline Photos Want to know 5 easy steps to building your financial future? Watch out for our short video series that will help you get where you want to be.
"18.07.2016 14:00:00" bbc.in FCA considers using texts to warn of low savings rates - BBC News Consumers who get poor rates of interest on their savings accounts could soon receive texts or emails to warn them of better deals available. The city regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), is considering the idea as part of its plan to expose FCA considers using texts to warn of low savings rates. A good idea? http://bbc.in/2a382UA
"15.07.2016 13:22:22" standardlife.co.uk Pensions - the best way to pass on your wealth? MoneyPlus Features Team 15th July 2016 at 9:55am All of us want to leave an inheritance to our family or friends. Fortunately, it's become easier to do thanks to new rules which let you to pass on your pension wealth more freely and tax efficiently. #Pensions have a surprisingly important role in #inheritance planning, as long as you take the right steps. Here's how… http://bit.ly/29IqWPN
"15.07.2016 09:42:11" Timeline Photos Get involved with #DeepTime at #EdintFest. More info here - http://eif.buzz/29HrUOn
"13.07.2016 12:00:00" mirror.co.uk Why experts believe pensions should be your top cash concern A huge thank you to the thousands of people who came along to our Money Matters Pop-Up Show in Liverpool at the weekend. Our super-friendly pod, in association with leading insurance provider SunLife, was the place to be for the perfect mix of fun and Why #pensions should be your top cash concern - http://bit.ly/29WN9gc
"13.07.2016 07:59:17" Edinburgh International Festival As we tell the story of Edinburgh resident James Hutton and his pioneering work as part of the Standard Life Opening Event: Deep Time, we want to celebrate the people who make the city what it is today.
We'd love you to share your photos and be part of
"11.07.2016 15:28:14" Timeline Photos #WithAndy #wimbledon #champion #andymurray
"11.07.2016 15:00:00" telegraph.co.uk Saving for retirement - your decade-by-decade guide Investors could be forgiven for focusing on the effects of the EU referendum on their portfolios this week. But when it comes to the toughest investment task of all - building up a retirement fund - a much more long-term perspective is needed. Saving for retirement – useful decade-by-decade guide http://bit.ly/29JoyZW
"11.07.2016 14:51:25" Edinburgh International Festival Free tickets for the Standard Life Opening Event: Deep Time are now available to book online.
Book here: http://eif.buzz/1Xai20M
"11.07.2016 14:00:00" standardlife.co.uk 6 Things You Need to Know About Your Pensions Freedoms | News and MoneyPlus Blog Standard Life Savings presents six things you need to know about your pensions freedoms and flexibility. What could it mean for you? Research shows even up to 30% of professionals are still confused about #pension #freedoms. Let our infographic help you http://bit.ly/1oTvech
"10.07.2016 16:07:49" Timeline Photos And he does it again! Congratulations to Andy Murray, Master of your Dreams. #withAndy #wimbledon http://bit.ly/29sX9IA
"08.07.2016 14:22:01" Timeline Photos The greatest expectations are those you put on yourself. Good luck Andy Murray. We're with you. #withAndy
"08.07.2016 08:45:03" bbc.in Can your smartphone really handle all your finances? - BBC News Would you be prepared to manage all your finances through your smartphone? This is the hope of many financial technology - fintech - start-ups aiming to transform our money management habits. They think we now trust our mobile technology enough to carry Are you prepared to manage all your #finances through your smartphone? http://bbc.in/29B8eNq
"07.07.2016 08:12:15" which.co.uk Pension scams cost retirees millions - July - 2016 - Which? News City of London Police figures show that £13.2 million was lost to pensions liberation scams in the 12 months to February 2016 - an increase of 26% on the previous year. Pension liberation schemes target people under 55 and encourage them to withdraw or £13.2 million was lost to #pensions liberation scams in the 12 months to February 2016 - a 26% increase on the previous year. Find out what you can do to avoid the traps http://bit.ly/29B1kY7
"04.07.2016 18:00:00" thisismoney.co.uk How to improve your pension IQ More than two thirds of people over 55 don't understand pension freedoms Many workers have become lost in a quagmire of jargon, rules and reforms The majority do not know the main components of a pension, despite saving into one Intelligent workers who Find out how improving your #pension IQ can benefit your #retirement http://bit.ly/29h8Rfu
"04.07.2016 17:30:00" thisismoney.co.uk How to invest your pension through drawdown: 12-step starters' guide Pension freedom reforms mean retirees can now invest their savings how they like rather than buy a stingy and restrictive annuity. The problem is that while many people dislike the idea of an annuity, the alternative means keeping your pension invested in How to invest your #pension and live off it in retirement: A 12-step starters' guide http://bit.ly/29h8Mby
"04.07.2016 17:00:00" telegraph.co.uk Should I shift my pension for a bigger retirement income? Large companies may have facilities to provide you with further information, but you may have to make do with simply obtaining the name of the scheme. A government service helps track down old pensions (gov.uk/find-pensioncontact-details), including those Can moving my #pension around increase its value? http://bit.ly/29h87XB
"04.07.2016 16:30:00" mirror.co.uk The TRUTH about pensions - the 7 biggest myths exposed Pension freedoms have given annuities a new lease of life. They are proving more popular than drawdown products, says research by the Association of British Insurers. But, there are still lots of out-of-date myths about these guaranteed lifetime incomes - 7 biggest myths about pensions http://bit.ly/29h7Vrk
"04.07.2016 16:02:14" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Property News: Elderly enjoy living in retirement housing AROUND nine out of 10 elderly people say they love their experience of living in retirement housing or enjoy it most of the time, according to a new report by the NHBC Foundation. The report found that there is high demand in the UK for more quality Retirement housing more comfortable than ever: 9 out of 10 elderly people say they love living in them
"30.06.2016 14:30:03" dailym.ai Spot the scam: Can you tell the genuine messages among the fraudsters? Online and phone banking fraud has rocketed in recent times E-mails can be a minefield of real and fake correspondence from firms Can you guess which of the below are genuine or phony? Britain is facing a fraud epidemic. Can you spot the scam? See if you can spot the fakes from the genuine article…Prepare to be surprised!
"30.06.2016 14:13:37" standardlife.co.uk How Could Brexit Affect My Money? | News and MoneyPlus Blog Gareth Trainor 29th June 2016 at 2:41pm The result of the European Union (EU) referendum came as a shock to financial markets and, as a result, there may be aftershocks for some time. So what can you do to manage your investments in the current volatile With the impact of the EU Referendum result still unfolding, what can you do to manage your investments in the current volatile markets? Read on to find out http://bit.ly/29co2ph
"30.06.2016 11:45:38" Standard Life UK Thousands watching. Millions hoping. Living with the weight of expectation.
Part 3 of 'Master Your Dreams' explores the depths that Andy Murray went to, to claim his first Wimbledon title.
"29.06.2016 15:19:03" Master Your Dreams - Part 3 Thousands watching. Millions hoping. Living with the weight of expectation.
Part 3 of 'Master Your Dreams' explores the depths that Andy Murray went to, to claim his first Wimbledon title.
"28.06.2016 15:35:39" standardlife.co.uk EU Referendum - What It Means For You - Standard Life Savings As you'll already know, the UK has voted to leave the European Union (EU). The result was close with 52% voting to leave and 48% voting to remain. You'll want to know what happens next and what this could mean for your investments. We expect little will The UK has voted to leave the European Union (EU). Want to know what happens next and what this could mean for your investments? Read on...
"23.06.2016 15:47:54" www.bbc.co.uk Tech support scams target victims via their ISP - BBC News The old tech support scam where a fraudster pretends to be a Microsoft agent has taken a new turn - with scammers masquerading as representatives of ISPs. The new variants have been spotted in the UK and US. #BT said that it was investigating the issue #stayvigilant #scams #crime #finance
"23.06.2016 15:45:00" thisismoney.co.uk Borrowers snubbing fixed-rate deals with rate hike looking unlikely Fixed mortgage deals have plummeted in cost since interest rates hit rock bottom in March 2009. This week, HSBC launched a record low two-year deal at 0.99 per cent for borrowers with a 35 per cent deposit. However, the Bank of England has now said that To fix or not to fix? That is the question. Thousands of borrowers are ditching their fixed deals and turning to tracker #mortgages as #interest rates stay low in the hope that their repayments will fall http://bit.ly/28ZHBik
"23.06.2016 15:30:00" thisismoney.co.uk 12 tips to build your wealth in your 30s Many reaching their 30s have head buried when it comes to finances Upping pension contributions and starting a savings habit is a good start We reveal 12 tips to help get you into better financial shape People in their late-20s often start to panic as 12 tips to build your #wealth. (the first tip is a big one!) http://bit.ly/28ZHdjL #save #toptips
"23.06.2016 14:54:14" bbc.in Barclays Android app makes £100 contactless payments - BBC News Barclays has upgraded its Android app to allow UK customers to make contactless payments in stores via their handsets. The bank has opted to provide the facility rather than support Google's Android Pay service. Both allow payments of up to £100 via #Barclays has upgraded its #Android app to allow UK customers to make #contactless payments in stores via their handsets http://bbc.in/28ZFNWC #fintech
"23.06.2016 14:39:23" bbc.in State pension outcasts to receive warning letters - BBC News Letters will be sent to more than 100,000 people who are set to miss out on the new state pension owing to a lack of contributions. A rule imposed in April means people need at least 10 years of National Insurance contributions in order to start Letters will be sent to more than 100,000 people who are set to miss out on the new #statepension due to lack of contributions http://bbc.in/28ZE9E3
"22.06.2016 15:32:11" Timeline Photos Are you experiencing a midlife #pensions crisis? http://bit.ly/28NC5Pd
"20.06.2016 15:50:17" andymurray.com Andy's Latest Grass Court Column Keep up to date with Andy over the grass court season with his regular column for BBC Sport
"20.06.2016 15:47:05" Timeline Photos Well done to Andy Murray - 5 times winner! #Queens #withAndy
"20.06.2016 12:11:46" Edinburgh International Festival Today we are delighted to announce more information about our epic opening event for this year, and an exciting new partnership with Standard Life UK
Have a look at these new images of the Standard Life Opening Event: Deep Time, an epic free event which
"17.06.2016 15:13:15" moneyobserver.com Millennials who take risks are likely to benefit The generation of millennials - those aged 25-34 years - stand to benefit from a higher-risk portfolio, according to new research by Close Brothers Asset Management. To achieve a retirement income of £16,000 in today's prices, a 25-year old individual New study shows Millennials who take risks could benefit most from #investments http://bit.ly/1WRaGjM
"17.06.2016 15:11:22" theguardian.com We need 'later homes' for older people, not just starter homes for the young Of course we should be building starter homes for first-time buyers. A number of us in the House of Lords were fiercely opposed to the government's multibillion-pound programme of discounted starter homes for sale being delivered at the expense of Why we need #homes to suit older people, not just starter homes for the young http://bit.ly/1WR9Ymw
"14.06.2016 14:24:24" standardlife.co.uk Important money lessons for children | News and MoneyPlus Blog Amanda Young 14th June 2016 at 2:07pm Creating good money habits in children is a challenge for many parents but it can help set them on a successful financial path for life. We ask Amanda Young at Standard Life Investments to share her experiences. My Creating good #money habits in children seem like a challenge? Standard Life's Amanda Young shares her experiences...http://bit.ly/1S3SRGd
"14.06.2016 09:00:00" bbc.in Energy shoppers given switching promise by industry - BBC News Energy companies have drawn up a list of pledges aimed at helping customers to shop around for the best deal. Energy UK, which represents the major suppliers, has launched its Energy Switch Guarantee - to make it easier for customers to know how to Now you can increase your #savings with the #EnergySwitch Guarantee. Here's how... http://bbc.in/1UvAkEH
"13.06.2016 17:00:00" theguardian.com Cost of renting one-bed property soars in UK The cost of renting a one-bedroom property in the UK has risen to swallow almost half of the average young worker's take-home pay, according to figures, while those living in London are typically handing over 57% of their monthly wages. Research reveal: Workers under 30 pay almost HALF of monthly wages in #rent. Are you one of them? http://bit.ly/1UvA9Jq
"13.06.2016 15:00:03" express.co.uk Six million workers saving for first time: You've got to roll with company pensions The Government-backed scheme has seen more than six million workers saving for their old age for the first time, many of them low-paid, after being automatically enrolled on a workplace pension. It is not free as employees also have to contribute into the #AutoEnrolment to the rescue! : 6 million workers #saving for the first time http://bit.ly/1UvyL9z
"13.06.2016 14:53:55" pensionsworld.co.uk Only three in ten people shop around under the pension freedoms Seven in 10 people who have accessed their pension since new freedoms were introduced didn't shop around for different products, reveals new research by Citizens Advice. In a report out today, the national charity finds a quarter of consumers (24%) who Only 3 in 10 people shop around under the #pension freedoms. See what could you be missing
"13.06.2016 14:50:30" smh.com.au Warren Buffett Invests Like a Girl: why women are investment naturals Many of the traits that make Warren Buffett a successful investor come naturally to women, a new book argues. Photo: AP Warren Buffett is like the Don Bradman of investing - he is arguably the best ever long-term investor. Why Warren #Buffett "Invests Like a Girl" (why women are investment naturals) http://bit.ly/1Uvz1W3
"10.06.2016 14:00:00" smallbusiness.co.uk Digital tax is coming: What small businesses should expect In this piece in association with KashFlow, we look at the upcoming digital tax regime and how it will affect small companies. By 2020 HMRC is hoping to fully integrate all sizes of business, individuals, landlords and companies into its digital tax Digital #tax is coming: What should you expect? http://bit.ly/1Pk2j8y
"10.06.2016 13:40:00" standardlife.co.uk Retirement Pathfinder - Standard Life Savings Need help making a decision? Discover which retirement option might be right for you and align with your retirement needs. Standard Life UK. A quick and easy way to give you a snapshot of your options and how you can make the most of the new pension Try our #retirement pathfinder - A quick and easy way to give you a snapshot of your options http://bit.ly/1ZDTzjt
"10.06.2016 13:10:35" standardlife.co.uk Top 10 Travel Tips and Tricks | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 25th June 2015 at 2:34pm There's nothing more exciting than going on holiday but travel is full of pitfalls and putting a foot wrong could ruin the entire experience. From an overpriced hotel to a wasted afternoon queuing at a Escape these common holiday mishaps by reading our top 10 travel tips and tricks http://bit.ly/1ZDSQie
"10.06.2016 12:36:35" telegraph.co.uk Is this London's most glamorous retirement home? Forget millennials, the real innovation is happening at the other end of the market: the perennials. Now on site and set to open in 2019, Auriens is a new development in Chelsea catering exclusively to septo-octo-nonagenarians and beyond. Wow! #retirement has never looked so luxurious http://bit.ly/1Pk1zAf
"10.06.2016 12:34:06" standardlife.co.uk Standard Life Demutualisation Claims: Act Now | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 2nd March 2016 at 4:41pm When Standard Life demutualised in 2006, we had around 2.4 million policyholders who were entitled to cash or shares. At the time, around 300,000 people didn't come forward to make a claim. Act now! The last date for claims is 9 July 2016, 5pm http://bit.ly/22XTI32
"10.06.2016 09:00:05" bbc.in Does the new plastic fiver survive the washing machine? - BBC News The Bank of England will unveil the final design of its new £5 note this week. We put plastic and paper notes through the washing machine test. Washed your trousers with money still in the pockets? We've all been there. So how will the new £5 note stand up? Now you can find out http://bbc.in/1syawRH
"10.06.2016 08:42:56" bbc.in Royal Mint to sell gold bars for pensions - BBC News The Royal Mint is to offer savers the chance to own gold bars within their pension funds for the first time. Investors will be able to buy 100g or 1kg bars - or even a fractional amount of a larger 400oz bar - and have it stored at the Royal Mint. Good as gold - The Royal Mint is to sell gold bars for #pensions for the first time http://bbc.in/1syaIAy
"09.06.2016 10:21:33" telegraph.co.uk Pension calculator: Will you run out of money? Read here for a full explanation of the theory and analysis behind this. Britain's history of returns has been lower than in the US. Between 1900 and 2015, UK shares averaged 9.3pc return per annum- but with some serious volatility along the way. For Did you know the #lifetimeallowance to save into a pension fund is now £1m? The @MoneyTelegraph #pensioncalculator could be a useful tool for you to calculate where you stand. http://bit.ly/1WBQ2Ea
"09.06.2016 10:21:03" standardlife.co.uk Benefits Financial Advice | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 20th August 2014 at 9:49am Would you consider building an extension to your property without enlisting the help of professionals such as an architect, builder, plumber or electrician? Decorating the dining room or putting up some Financial advice can help you meet your goals http://bit.ly/1Ybn1OX #FinancialPlanningWeek
"08.06.2016 15:08:57" Standard Life UK Become part of our MoneyPlus Community :)
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"08.06.2016 14:34:52" standardlife.co.uk Talking About Later Life Needs | News and MoneyPlus Blog j In the first of a series of articles, John Brewer talks about the issues that more and more of us face, such as the loss of independence in later life. We all want to live long, happy and healthy lives. But, for some, those later years bring a different set of challenges.
"08.06.2016 08:30:00" standardlife.co.uk Tracking A Pension Needn't Be A Lottery | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 7th August 2015 at 2:04pm With the 'let it not be them' campaign running full steam and the press commenting on some controversial new changes, the past few weeks has seen a lotta coverage for the nations favourite game. An estimated £400 million lies in pensions which people have either lost or forgotten, according to recent government figures http://bit.ly/1XAU2p8
"07.06.2016 16:15:00" thisismoney.co.uk Car-loving Britons spend an average of £695 a year on their vehicles UK drivers collectively spend £21.1bn servicing 30m cars each year Motor industry bosses say UK's cars are 'among the world's best kept' Average age of UK cars is 7.8 years - well below the European average British motorists spend an average of £695 a This means UK drivers collectively spend £21.1 billion servicing 30 million cars each year
"07.06.2016 16:00:00" www.bbc.co.uk Middle-class 'face savings squeeze' - BBC News A new survey finds that nearly a third of middle-class families would need to borrow to pay an unexpected bill of £500. A third of middle-class families would need to borrow to pay an unexpected bill of £500, according to a new survey, and that's not all it found out...http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-36466186
"07.06.2016 15:55:12" Timeline Photos Download your free 'Little Book of Financial Admin' http://bit.ly/1XAVZls :)
"07.06.2016 15:33:31" telegraph.co.uk Andy Murray: 'I bought a Ferrari...and then sold it after a couple of months' Andy Murray, 29, is known for his angry outbursts on court but he is extremely measured when it comes to his finances. The Scottish tennis player, who is due to face Novak Djokovic in the final of the French Open today, is currently ranked second in the Andy Murray: 'I bought a Ferrari...and then sold it after a couple of months' Find out why...http://bit.ly/1XAR9oj
"07.06.2016 08:42:15" Andy Murray Not often you get to meet an Invincible.. Was great to meet Robert Pires ahead of ROLAND-GARROS. We had a chat about Football, Arsenal and who would make our dream 5-a-side teams. Thanks to Standard Life UK for setting it up!
"07.06.2016 07:30:00" Timeline Photos Boys get more pocket money than girls, Halifax survey finds... What did you used to get? #pocketmoney #piggybank
"06.06.2016 18:00:00" unbiased.co.uk The Value of Independent Financial Advice - Find an IFA - Unbiased.co.uk All about the different kinds of value that financial advice can deliver, in pension advice, investment advice, mortgage advice, tax advice and advice on insurance and protection The value that comes from financial advice may take numerous different forms. #FinancialPlanningWeek #FPWUK http://bit.ly/25HGkSq
"06.06.2016 17:46:55" When Andy met Robert Pires A shared love of the beautiful game. Here's what happened when we organised a meeting between Arsenal fan Andy Murray and Arsenal legend, Robert Pires. #WithAndy
"06.06.2016 15:00:00" theguardian.com All you need to know about the new £5 note The Bank of England has cooked them in ovens, drowned them in red wine, stuck them in the microwave and run them through a 90C washing machine cycle with Persil washing power. It reckons the new £5 plastic notes - which go into circulation on 13 September All you need to know about the new £5 note http://bit.ly/1ZrlGlG #plasticfiver
"06.06.2016 14:00:00" financialplanning.org.uk Financial Planning Surgeries 2016 To celebrate Financial Planning Week, the firms listed below are offering free Financial Planning surgeries. Book your appointment now and you'll have the ideal opportunity to meet up with a professional Financial Planner to discuss your personal #FinancialPlanningWeek has officially started! Free one-to-one planning surgeries at a place near you. Find out more here. http://bit.ly/1YaVGMW #FPWUK
"06.06.2016 12:00:00" usat.ly New grads have a huge retirement savings advantage Commencement is over and pictures of airborne mortarboards have been posted. If you're a new grad, it's on to the next selfie moment - you at your first post-college gig peeling $200 off the top of your paycheck and tucking it away for your future retired A US study from USA TODAY looks into benefits of #compoundinterest and how grads of today have a #savings advantage. http://usat.ly/1TRmhtj
"03.06.2016 20:08:50" youtube.com Master Your Dreams - Part 2, That Hair An extract from Master Your Dreams part 2, featuring Leon Smith discussing the mystery of Andy's hair. For more information on our partnership visit http://w... Well done Andy Murray, #FrenchOpen final! Find out why, despite his hair, he's a cut above #withAndy #hairwego
"03.06.2016 14:38:41" standardlife.co.uk Boost Your Pension - News and MoneyPlus Blog Boost your pension by getting someone else to pay into it. Our pension booster shows how a small increase in contributions could make a real difference to your pension. Great news: You can boost your #pension pot by getting someone else to pay into it. Here's how… http://bit.ly/22CDNad
"31.05.2016 14:07:14" standardlife.co.uk How you can overcome investment anxiety Some years ago while I was a teaching assistant, I did a training course called 'How to teach students with math anxiety'.
I didn't have a clue what it was going to be about. It turned out that it was about so-called 'math anxiety', a well-documented Suffer from maths phobia? A few quick steps to help face your fears when it comes to #investing.
"31.05.2016 11:30:00" standardlife.co.uk What does saving have to do with monkeys and apples? There are lots of things we all know we should do - saving is one of them. But why do we find saving so hard?
We should keep healthy, eat five a day and go to the gym. And we know we'd be better off and feel more secure if we made the most of our 3 reasons we find #saving hard.
"31.05.2016 10:40:36" bbc.in Surviving in a cashless world - BBC News As phones and contactless cards replace coins, what are street performers and others doing to avoid losing out? Thoughts? http://bbc.in/1WW9zPw
"27.05.2016 14:04:10" Timeline Photos Leon Smith, Andy Murray's Junior Coach gives us an insight into Andy's ambition #withAndy
"27.05.2016 14:01:03" Timeline Photos Fantastic turn out for our #FIKA Friday :) #FridayFeeling
"27.05.2016 13:00:00" standardlife.co.uk The balanced debt diet Alastair Ward explains why he turned his approach to saving on its head. Alastair heads up our customer savings and employee wealth team.
When it comes to managing your money, the usual advice is: pay off your debts and when you've done that, start You should always pay off your #debts, but if you manage things in a binary way, there's a possibility that you may never build up #savings, and here's why...
"27.05.2016 12:11:43" Standard Life Savings | Pearl Izumi Tour | The Race A look back at the great effort our team put in for the #PearlIzumi #TourSeries
"27.05.2016 10:41:41" standardlife.co.uk Mortgage Age Limits Set To Increase | News and MoneyPlus Blog Good news, things are looking up for older borrowers as a welcome new trend hits our high streets with mortgage age limits set to increase. Our MoneyPlus Features team explore what this could mean for you. Good news, things are looking up for older borrowers as a welcome new trend hits our high streets. http://www.standardlife.co.uk/c1/news-and-blog/mortgage-age-limits-set-to-meet-evolving-wants/
"20.05.2016 16:00:00" Timeline Photos Check out these top 5 Financial Faux Pas: http://bit.ly/1Tjv9No
"20.05.2016 14:12:53" Photos from Standard Life UK's post What a day yesterday, massive thanks to our riders for putting on a great show at the #PearlIzumi event in Edinburgh. A well deserved rest today :) #TourSeries
"20.05.2016 13:22:37" Standard Life UK's cover photo
"20.05.2016 13:05:24" standardlife.co.uk Collectors' Corner: Vintage toys Generally speaking, toy collectors are a passionate and dedicated bunch.
More often than not, their hobby stems from a quest for nostalgia, and a desire to connect with their childhood selves. Of course, they also want to celebrate excellent craftsmanship Time for another installment of Collectors' Corner where we'll be looking at...Vintage toys! What was your favourite toy from childhood? http://bit.ly/1qqUlnt
"20.05.2016 10:48:16" Part 2 of 'Master Your Dreams' looks into the sacrifices that Andy Murray made at a young age to reach the top of his game.
"19.05.2016 17:49:51" Photos from Standard Life UK's post Great effort from the team and all riders at the #PearlIzumi tour!
"19.05.2016 16:17:55" Photos from Standard Life UK's post Talking tactics ahead of the #PearlIzumiTour Things are heating up!
"18.05.2016 18:00:00" youtube.com Meet the Team Meet our 'Fantastic 5' who will be taking part in the Pearl Izumi Tour Series as part of the Corporate Grand Prix Meet our 'Fantastic 5' who will be taking part in the #PearlIzumi #TourSeries http://bit.ly/1W2o9oo
"18.05.2016 17:34:28" bbc.in Android Pay app goes live in UK - BBC News Google is launching Android Pay, its tap-and-go contactless payment service, in the UK. Nearly 60% of the country's smartphone users own an Android handset. Devices running Android 4.4 or higher and fitted with an NFC (near field communication) chip will For the first time, just about anyone who owns a smartphone can use it to pay. If successful, paying by card could begin to look as old-fashioned as writing a cheque. http://bbc.in/1TZF1sw
"18.05.2016 16:30:00" youtube.com Standard Life Savings | Pearl Izumi Event | Donald Budge A brief introduction to one of our 'Fantastic 5' for the Pearl Izumi cycling event on May 19 in Edinburgh - Donald Budge. Donald has worked at Standard Life ... Our fifth and final rider for the #PearlIzumi event on Thursday 19th May in Edinburgh is Donald Budge.
Donald has been with Standard Life for 10 years and works within Business Decision Support.
All of our #Fantastic5 are riding for a good cause on the
"18.05.2016 15:31:48" Timeline Photos Looking forward to our Team riding with Matt Cronshaw of Madison Genesis tomorrow at the #pearlIzumi Edinburgh #TourSeries
"18.05.2016 15:06:11" Miss Thrifty Recent research from Standard Life found that just 26% of us regularly put time aside to review our finances. These are the habits I have developed to keep everything in check. It's like a financial admin diet – except that you are putting pounds on,
"18.05.2016 15:00:00" youtube.com Standard Life Savings | Pearl Izumi Event | Juli Rourke A brief introduction to one of our 'Fantastic 5' for the Pearl Izumi cycling event on May 19 in Edinburgh - Juli Rourke Juli joined Standard Life in 2014 as ... Introducing Juli, another of our cycling enthusiasts here at Standard Life. Juli is a local club rider and has 5 years under her belt.
We're supporting Juli along with our 'Fantastic5' at the #PearlIzumiTour event in Edinburgh on May 19.
Check out our
"18.05.2016 14:50:12" standardlife.co.uk The Pearl Izumi tour – raising cash and racing glory Summer's on its way and so are the cyclists. The bikes are back after their winter hibernation and our cycle lanes once more ring to the sound of bicycle bells in full tilt.
Cycling for fun, competitively or part of a commute is almost a company-wide The #PearlIzumi tour – raising cash and racing glory, check out our blog.
"18.05.2016 13:00:00" youtube.com Standard Life Savings | Pearl Izumi Event | Susan Johnston A brief introduction to one of our 'Fantastic 5' for the Pearl Izumi cycling event on May 19 in Edinburgh - Susan Johnston. Susan joined Core Systems within ... Introducing Susan, a Practice Manager in our Business Decision Support division here at Standard Life.
Susan is a keen cyclist and velodrome enthusiast and can't wait to get stuck in to the #PearlIzumiTour route in Edinburgh on May 19th.
"18.05.2016 11:00:00" youtube.com Standard Life Savings | Pearl Izumi Event | Stephen Birrell A brief introduction to one of our 'Fantastic 5' for the Pearl Izumi cycling event on May 19 in Edinburgh - Stephen Birrell. Joined Standard Life in 1991 in ... The third of our 'Fantastic 5'.... Introducing Stephen Birrell.
Stephen has been with Standard Life since 1991 and works in the Finance Change Team. Since 2011, Stephen has progressed from simply being interested in keeping fit to becoming a determined
"18.05.2016 09:00:00" youtube.com Standard Life Savings | Pearl Izumi Event | Craig Sinclair A brief introduction to one of our 'Fantastic 5' for the Pearl Izumi cycling event on May 19 in Edinburgh - Craig Sinclair Craig started at Standard Life 17 ... On Thursday May 19 in Edinburgh, we have a team of 5 fantastic racers who will be participating in the #PearlIzumi cycling event.
Meet Craig Sinclair...
He's been with Standard Life for 17 years and works in the Digital Content Team. He's a keen racer
"17.05.2016 16:30:00" youtube.com Standard Life Savings | Pearl Izumi Event | The Course Check out our video to see the route that our cyclists will be taking at the Pearl Izumi Event on May 19th 2016 in Edinburgh. Check out the course for the #PearlIzumi event on May 19th in #Edinburgh. Our #Fantastic5 will be racing the course for good causes as part of the 'British Corporate Grand Prix'.
Which cobbled street do you think would be hardest?
"17.05.2016 13:00:00" youtube.com Standard Life Savings | Pearl Izumi Challenge | May 19 2016 Delighted to be taking part in the Peal Izumi Tour series when it comes to Edinburgh on May 19th. Keep an eye out for more details including a closer look at... On Thursday May 19th, Edinburgh welcomes the Pearl Izumi Tour - a one day event in Edinburgh with an amalgamation of professional cyclists and amateur enthusiasts.
Standard Life have put together a team of five participants, our #Fantastic5 who are
"17.05.2016 12:00:00" youtube.com Master Your Dreams - Part 2 Trailer | Andy Murray and Standard Life What does it take to Master your Dreams? Subscribe now to find out soon the sacrifices that Andy Murray made to reach the top of his game.For more information on our partnership visit http://www.withandy.com TWITTER: https://twitter.com/standardlifeplc What does it take to master your dreams?
Check out the trailer for Master Your Dreams - Part 2.
"17.05.2016 07:00:00" Timeline Photos Huge congrats to Andy Murray after beating Novak in yesterday's #ItalianOpen final. Onwards and upwards to the #FrenchOpen on May 22nd.
"16.05.2016 17:30:00" dadbloguk.com The Standard Life guide to financial admin - Dad Blog UK This may not be the sexiest admission I've ever made, but I am passionate about pensions. I believe the importance of investing for your future cannot be overstated. New research from financial giant Standard Life, however, shows how poor many of us are Are you saving enough for retirement? Research Standard Life UK have conducted suggests that 10% of us don't organise our finances at all with a further 58% of us never having reviewed the status of our pension. Where do you lie?
"16.05.2016 08:00:00" Timeline Photos #MondayMotivation
"13.05.2016 11:00:00" Timeline Photos Delighted to be taking part in the Peal Izumi Tour series when it comes to Edinburgh on May 19th. Keep an eye out for more details including a closer look at our 'Fantastic 5' who'll be taking part in the race.
"11.05.2016 17:41:36" standardlife.co.uk Retirement - Real People, Real Questions | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 9th May 2016 at 12:21pm At one of our recent retirement events we had the pleasure of really getting to know some of our customers. We got to learn more about their individual circumstances and the things that worry them most about Will taking money from my personal #pension affect my State Pension? Do I still need to buy an annuity? How much #tax will I pay if I cash in my pension savings? All these questions, and more, answered - http://bit.ly/1VQjYvS
"06.05.2016 15:07:05" bbc.co.uk Barack Obama stars in spoof retirement video - BBC News Barack Obama stars in spoof retirement video as he nears the end of his second term as President of the United States We're loving this spoof #retirement video from President Obama :)
"06.05.2016 11:42:56" media.giphy.com gph.is Will this be you leaving work today? :P Happy Friday everyone! :) :) #FridayFeeling
"05.05.2016 16:03:48" standardlife.co.uk Collectors' Corner: All systems LEGO | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 5th May 2016 at 3:57pm LEGO is no longer just for kids. Like superhero movies, comic books and Star Wars, it's moved beyond the school gates and is now cooler than ever. Young LEGO fans from the 70s, 80s and 90s have grown into Are you an AFOL? (adult fan of LEGO). As the age span of LEGO fans increases, a completely new genre of fan has emerged - Lego Collectors. To them, LEGO is more than just a hobby. Read on - http://bit.ly/1TLrx3v
"05.05.2016 14:40:17" standardlife.co.uk When are we at our earning peak? | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 26th April 2016 at 11:51am According to data released from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) it would appear our earning power peaks in our 40s. Based on some research from Friends Life, which analysed the ONS data, a Do you know when your earning peak is? http://bit.ly/1rqVGMd
"04.05.2016 16:02:58" standardlife.co.uk Life after the great big pensions shake up | News and MoneyPlus Blog Ken McGaughey 26th April 2016 at 12:36pm This month, Ken McGaughey, Head of Retirement Savings and Income Products, shares his thoughts on the role annuities could play in financial security, living longer and game-changing pension freedoms. What most Time to think differently – Life after the great big #pensions shake up - http://bit.ly/1rqVJYv
"04.05.2016 15:15:03" standardlife.co.uk The transition into retirement - strike a balance MoneyPlus Features Team 4th May 2016 at 3:11pm A recent survey from Prudential has revealed some interesting insight on how people view their transition into retirement. Its class of 2016 study showed it was now becoming the norm for people to delay their A recent survey from Prudential has revealed some interesting insight on how people view their transition into #retirement http://bit.ly/24xT919
"04.05.2016 14:05:55" Timeline Photos Happy Star Wars Day from Standard Life. Hmm there's something strange in the sky outside our Edinburgh HQ. #MayThe4thBeWithYou #StarWarsDay
"03.05.2016 16:07:14" telegraph.co.uk The Bank of Mum and Dad is huge, but not enough to solve housing crisis by Nigel Wilson If you are aged 50-plus and have children, then the UK's strongest “Challenger Bank” is probably headquartered in your living room. If on the other hand you are under 40 and trying to buy your first home, your bank managers may well The 'BOMAD' (Bank of Mum and Dad) is now the equivalent of a top ten mortgage lender.
"03.05.2016 16:06:10" theguardian.com Piggy bank raiders: half of parents dip into children's savings Survey finds parents use their children's cash for expenses ranging from household bills to the 'tooth fairy' Nearly half of parents admit to being “piggy bank raiders” who occasionally dip into their children's cash.
"03.05.2016 14:39:29" bbc.in Barack Obama stars in spoof retirement video - BBC News Barack Obama stars in spoof retirement video as he nears the end of his second term as President of the United States We're loving this spoof #retirement video from President Obama :) http://bbc.in/1SKWna4
What will you be doing in retirement?
"03.05.2016 11:53:41" standardlife.co.uk Study declares pensions a winner | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 26th April 2016 at 2:55pm A new study brings pensions out on top when it comes to saving for your old age. A recent study by the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) found pensions are still the most tax-efficient way to save, despite Pensions are still the most tax-efficient way to save. Here's why: http://bit.ly/1QQyc7L
"02.05.2016 10:11:37" moneyfacts.co.uk Savings levels at record high Have you been saving more in the last few months? If so, well done! It seems to be a recurring theme, too, with research from NS&I finding that savings levels have risen dramatically in the last six months, so much so that saving in the 2015/16 financial Have you been #saving more in the last few months? If so, well done! It seems to be a recurring theme http://bit.ly/1Z2lPLU
"29.04.2016 11:30:34" standardlife.co.uk Standard Life Demutualisation Claims: Act Now | News and MoneyPlus Blog When Standard Life demutualised in 2006, some policyholders were entitled to cash or shares. If you have still to make a claim, act now. If this applies to you, you need to act soon as the deadline to make a claim is 9 July 2016.
"22.04.2016 13:32:51" standardlife.co.uk Relocation, relocation, relocation Escape to the country, a place in the sun, dream homes by the sea – TV schedulers seem to love a good relocation story these days. And going by their popularity, so do we.
And more often than not, the couple in question will be a pair of retirees looking If you're considering or planning to relocate in #retirement, don't wait until the last minute to work out the specifics. Give yourself as much time as you can to get it right.
"22.04.2016 13:22:25" standardlife.co.uk Collectors' Corner: the return of vinyl Vinyl records are back in a big way,[i] and if you look at how music has largely gone digital thanks to services like Spotify, iTunes and Tidal, it's understandable that audio purists are going back to the past.
After all, most laptops are sold without CD The return of vinyl? For this Collectors' Corner, we spoke with a wide range of influential collectors, record store owners and vinyl bloggers to find out more about the intricacies of collecting records.
"22.04.2016 10:51:33" standardlife.co.uk Reflecting on Earth Day, climate change and ethical investing Today, 22 April 2016, marks the day when the Paris Climate Agreement is open for signing at the United Nations in New York.
This landmark agreement has been adopted by 195 countries and now the legal process begins to formalise it. It sets the scene for Reflecting on #EarthDay - Climate change and ethical investing
"22.04.2016 10:45:47" Institute of Physics Happy Earth Day! Check out this amazing video taken from the International Space Station as it passes over our planet: #EarthDay2016
"22.04.2016 10:20:48" Timeline Photos Happy #EarthDay everyone :)
"21.04.2016 15:00:00" ti.me 10 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Saving Saving money isn't that hard. What's hard is keeping money saved. It's too easy to cut expenses in one area only to spend more somewhere else. Sticking cash into savings won't help if it comes right back out again. What you need are some ways to trick " Saving money isn't that hard. What's hard is keeping money saved" - 10 Ways to Trick Yourself Into #Saving http://ti.me/2444kyq
"21.04.2016 14:00:00" bbc.in Young women risk pension poverty, says Fawcett Society - BBC News Women aged in their 20s and 30s are risking poverty in retirement by cutting contributions as they pay for childcare, a think tank says. The Fawcett Society, which campaigns for equality, said many young women were relying on their partner for financial Young women risk pension poverty, says Fawcett Society http://bbc.in/2442HR6
"21.04.2016 11:33:00" standardlife.co.uk Collectors' Corner: the return of vinyl Vinyl records are back in a big way,[i] and if you look at how music has largely gone digital thanks to services like Spotify, iTunes and Tidal, it's understandable that audio purists are going back to the past.
After all, most laptops are sold without CD The return of vinyl? For this Collectors' Corner, we spoke with a wide range of influential collectors, record store owners and vinyl bloggers to find out more about the intricacies of collecting records.
"21.04.2016 10:30:18" Timeline Photos As part of Responsible Business Week and in partnership with The Prince's Trust, we ran a 'Get Hired' speed networking event in London. The aim was to bring together young people from The Prince's Trust programmes who are ready to work with local SMEs
"21.04.2016 08:27:17" bbc.co.uk Money Box Live: Wedding Costs, Money Box - BBC Radio 4 Listeners share their questions and ideas about wedding costs with Ruth Alexander. Does your big day need a big budget? Or can a modest amount make a memorable occasion?
Recent research by one wedding planning website has just revealed that the average cost of creating your dream day has topped £24,000.
"19.04.2016 14:41:55" Standard Life UK's cover photo
"18.04.2016 12:47:04" When Andy Murray met Luol Deng. Arsenal, dreams and Miami Heat. Just a few things that Andy Murray and Luol Deng have in common. Here's what happened when we got the two together to shoot some hoops. #WithAndy
"15.04.2016 11:30:00" thisismoney.co.uk What do retirees wish they had known in hindsight? Nearly a third admit they are leading a less comfortable lifestyle than when they were working Two out of five say they made retirement planning mistakes that left them struggling financially But some 94% say they are enjoying retirement, especially the What do retirees wish they had known in hindsight? http://bit.ly/1W2xbjF #retirement via @thisis
"14.04.2016 16:00:00" standardlife.co.uk All About LISA - Lifetime ISA | News and Moneyplus Blog Much has already been written about the new arrival in the savings family, the Lifetime ISA, which was announced in the March 2016 Budget. Here are the details. Much has already been written about the new arrival in the savings family, the Lifetime ISA, which was announced in the March 2016 Budget. Here are the details. http://bit.ly/1Mw69Q7
"13.04.2016 16:00:39" standardlife.co.uk What's Happening in Global Markets? | News and Moneyplus Blog Following on from the European Central Bank's (ECB's) surprise announcement about measures to help boost the flagging Eurozone economy, the central banks of the UK, the US and Japan had important decisions to make on which way they'd go: take further Following on from the European Central Bank's (ECB's) surprise announcement about measures to help boost the flagging Eurozone economy, the central banks of the UK, the US and Japan had important decisions to make on which way they'd go: take further
"13.04.2016 12:42:12" BritMums Join us today to find out how to make financial planning easier #prizes #SLSavingsTips #sponsored We're working with BritMums to help everyone make more of their money. Send us your tired-and-tested money-saving tips and best ones will be included in a new book, created by Standard Life, A Little Guide of Easy Financial Admin.
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"12.04.2016 11:52:48" standardlife.co.uk 6 Things You Need to Know About Your Pensions Freedoms Six things you need to know about your pensions freedoms and what it means for you. 6 things you need to know about your pensions freedoms-and what it means for you http://bit.ly/1oTxSPg
"11.04.2016 11:10:27" standardlife.co.uk Motivational Money | News and Moneyplus Blog Achieving goals is not purely a matter of having "discipline". It's a matter of motivating yourself, keeping your focus on your goal and then maintaining that momentum. And that's not child's play. Achieving goals is not purely a matter of having “discipline”. It's a matter of motivating yourself, keeping your focus on your goal and then maintaining that momentum. And that's not child's play. http://bit.ly/1VMxwqH
"07.04.2016 13:17:38" standardlife.co.uk Collectors Corner - Retro Games Read the latest Collectors' Corner from Standard Life, revealing the secrets of video game collecting. With quotes and tips from collectors and historians. In our latest instalment of our Collectors' Corner series, we spoke with 8 influential collectors to find out if collecting retro video games can still be a viable pastime (or even profession) in this modern era -http://bit.ly/2047TlJ
"06.04.2016 15:04:10" bbc.co.uk Money Box Live: Pension Freedoms One Year On, Money Box - BBC Radio 4 Paul Lewis and guests take questions on accessing and managing retirement savings. Check out our very own Jamie Jenkins as he discusses the 1st anniversary of #pensionsfreedoms with Paul Lewis on Money Box Live:
"06.04.2016 14:25:03" standardlife.co.uk The State Pension is Changing- Infographic Confused about some of the changes to the State Pension? Not to worry. We've created this handy infographic to help you stay on top of what's changed and how it could affect you.
... The #StatePension is Changing- Infographic
"06.04.2016 12:01:53" blogs.citizensadvice.org.uk Too Good To Be True? – Understanding Consumer Experience Of Pension Scams A Year On From Pension Freedoms | Citizens Advice Blog Understanding consumer experience of pension scams a year on from pension freedoms 9 in 10 of us can't spot the scam
"06.04.2016 10:30:01" gov.uk State Pension top up calculator - GOV.UK Work out how much State Pension top ups will cost so that you can budget for your retirement From 12 October 2015 to 5 April 2017 you'll be able to apply to make a 'Class 3A voluntary contribution' to top up your State Pension by up to £25 per week
"06.04.2016 08:35:15" dailymail.co.uk Fraudsters target the pensions of 11m Britons Unwitting British savers are being hounded by unsolicited cold calls, text messages and emails trying to persuade them to cash in their retirement pot with the lure of high interest rates. It is estimated that at least half a billion pounds has already been lost to #pension scams. But the Pensions Regulator believes the real figure is much higher, with hundreds of thousands of victims.
"05.04.2016 11:30:00" standardlife.co.uk How Much for a Happy Marriage? MoneyPlus Features Team 4th April 2016 at 3:04pm How much for a happy marriage? So you've finally found the person you want to spend the rest of your life with and you've even got them to agree to spend the rest of their life with you - that's great. Figures show the cost of a lifetime of harmonious marriage currently comes with a price tag of over £250,000 and that's all after you say 'I do' http://bit.ly/1S3b471
"01.04.2016 11:06:31" standardlife.co.uk The New State Pension - What's Changing? | News and Moneyplus Blog In an effort to simplify the pension system a host of changes will come into effect on 6 April. There's no denying that the current system is very complicated, but as the details surface it's becoming clear that the New State Pension (NSP) is perhaps not In an effort to simplify the pension system a host of changes will come into effect on 6 April. There’s no denying that the current system is very complicated, but as the details surface it’s becoming clear that the New State Pension (NSP) is perhaps not
"31.03.2016 11:31:00" standardlife.co.uk Standard Life Demutualisation Claims: Act Now | News and MoneyPlus Blog When Standard Life demutualised in 2006, some policyholders were entitled to cash or shares. If you have still to make a claim, act now. If this applies to you, you need to act soon as the deadline to make a claim is 5pm UK time, 9 July 2016:
"29.03.2016 16:00:01" standardlife.co.uk 7 Things To Do Before Retirement | News and Moneyplus Blog Who wants to work all their life only to retire and realise what they thought would make them happy doesn't? You might wish you'd tried it out first. 7 Things To Do Before Retirement: Who wants to work all their life only to retire and realise what they thought would make them happy doesn’t? You might wish you’d tried it out first. http://bit.ly/1UrqgRT
"29.03.2016 13:39:45" standardlife.co.uk Consumer Rights - Do You Know Yours? | News and Moneyplus Blog How confident are you when it comes to understanding what your consumer rights are, especially when it comes to a refund? How confident are you when it comes to understanding what your consumer rights are, especially when it comes to a refund? http://bit.ly/1RoYzH9
"25.03.2016 14:33:29" As #BatmanVSuperman hits cinemas this weekend, we ask Andy Murray what super power heâ€™d like, and why #withAndy
"25.03.2016 14:23:07" Andy Murray Met Luol Deng with Standard Life UK today....need to work on my 3 pointers.....had great fun!
"23.03.2016 18:00:01" standardlife.co.uk Budget 2016 Q&A: pensions and retirement - Part 2 | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 23rd March 2016 at 4:55pm As usual, we were busy on Budget day on 16 March to quickly bring you the financial, pensions and tax changes which matter to you. As part of this, we asked you for your feedback on the Budget and whether We asked you for your feedback on the Budget 2016 and whether you found our blog helpful. Here's what you had to say along with some answers to your commonly asked questions. http://bit.ly/1LH7zqJ
"23.03.2016 17:30:00" standardlife.co.uk Budget 2016 Q&A: Investing, Saving and Tax - Part 1 | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 23rd March 2016 at 4:54pm As usual, we were busy on Budget day on 16 March to quickly bring you the financial, pensions and tax changes which matter to you. As part of this, we asked you for your feedback on the Budget and whether Budget 2016 Q&A: Investing, Saving and Tax – Part 1 http://www.standardlife.co.uk/c1/news-and-blog/budget-2016-qa-part-1/
"21.03.2016 15:30:01" Timeline Photos The tax-free personal allowance has changed a lot over the past few years - rising to £11,500 in April 2017. How have these changes affected your income? #personalallowance
"21.03.2016 14:36:06" standardlife.co.uk Time for a spot of financial spring cleaning | News and MoneyPlus Blog Spring is not only a good at time to get your house in order but your financial one too, find out how to spring clean your finances. Spring has now officially sprung and as a result many of us could be reaching for the feather duster to spruce up our finances
"18.03.2016 12:34:50" Timeline Photos Yum! Fantastic #Fika Friday in the office. Look forward to the next one :) Thanks to 1825 and 56 Degrees #FridayFeeling
"17.03.2016 15:45:00" youtube.com Edinburgh: A Leading European Financial Centre Edinburgh is one of the world's top fund management hubs and a major European centre for asset servicing. More than half of the world's top 20 financial organisations have substantial operations in Scotland, with a critical mass of activity in and around #Edinburgh: A Leading European Financial Centre http://bit.ly/21wZO8e #FinTech
"17.03.2016 14:54:43" standardlife.co.uk Pensions Lifetime Allowance at a Glance | News and MoneyPlus Blog The Pensions Lifetime Allowance (LTA) is changing on the 6th of April 2016. Find out if you will be affected by the chance and consider what you should do next. The Pensions Lifetime Allowance (LTA) is changing on the 6th of April 2016. Find out if you will be affected by the change and consider what you should do next. There are a multitude of factors to consider and variety of solutions that might be
"16.03.2016 17:59:05" standardlife.co.uk Budget 2016: What it means for you | News and MoneyPlus Blog MoneyPlus Features Team 16th March 2016 at 4:08pm Pensions - it's business as usual Increases to the tax-free personal allowance and higher rate threshold ISA savings limit raised to £20,000 and new Lifetime ISA announced Capital Gains Tax reduced. The The Chancellor made a number of important announcements affecting tax and savings – here are the key highlights from today's #Budget2016 #SLBudget http://bit.ly/1UgaCs7
"16.03.2016 16:30:00" gph.is Animated GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY Discover & Share this Animated GIF with everyone you know. GIPHY is how you search, share, discover, and create GIFs. The personal allowance is going up again in 2017-18 #Budget2016 #SLBudget http://gph.is/1Z0iA8v
"16.03.2016 15:44:42" gph.is Animated GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY Discover & Share this Animated GIF with everyone you know. GIPHY is how you search, share, discover, and create GIFs. Capital Gains Tax is decreasing from April 6th 2016 for both basic rate and higher rate tax payers #Budget2016 #SLBudget http://gph.is/1Z0w7gm
"16.03.2016 15:30:00" gph.is Animated GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY Discover & Share this Animated GIF with everyone you know. GIPHY is how you search, share, discover, and create GIFs. A new sugar levy is to be introduced from 2018 #Budget2016 #SLBudget http://gph.is/1Uzb6bW
"16.03.2016 15:00:00" gph.is Animated GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY Discover & Share this Animated GIF with everyone you know. GIPHY is how you search, share, discover, and create GIFs. Excise duty on tobacco to rise by 2% above inflation. #Budget2016 #SLBudget http://gph.is/1WqmHsT
"16.03.2016 14:30:00" gph.is Animated GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY Discover & Share this Animated GIF with everyone you know. GIPHY is how you search, share, discover, and create GIFs. From April 2017 the ISA allowance will increase to £20,000 #Budget2016 #SLBudget http://gph.is/1M7vgZ8
"16.03.2016 14:15:00" gph.is Animated GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY Discover & Share this Animated GIF with everyone you know. GIPHY is how you search, share, discover, and create GIFs. The duty on beer has been frozen again. #Budget2016 #SLBudget http://gph.is/1Uz7qa5
"16.03.2016 13:56:56" gph.is Animated GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY Discover & Share this Animated GIF with everyone you know. GIPHY is how you search, share, discover, and create GIFs. Fuel duty has been frozen for the 6th year in a row. #Budget2016 #SLBudget http://gph.is/1XuT21H
"16.03.2016 12:15:01" gph.is Animated GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY Discover & Share this Animated GIF with everyone you know. GIPHY is how you search, share, discover, and create GIFs. Did you know that William Gladstone gave the longest continuous Budget speech in 1853 - lasting 4 hours and 45 minutes? #Endurance #Budget2016 #SLBudget http://gph.is/1Rm01FJ
"16.03.2016 12:00:00" Timeline Photos Did you know that Benjamin Disraeli gave the shortest budget speech of all time? How long do you think the Chancellor will speak for today? #Budget2016 #SLBudget
"16.03.2016 11:45:01" Timeline Photos A look at previous Chancellor's favourite budget beverages. If you were Chancellor what would your tipple of choice be? #Budget2016 #SLBudget
"16.03.2016 11:30:00" Timeline Photos Do you know the origin of the Chancellor's red Budget box? #Budget2016 #SLBudget
"16.03.2016 11:23:01" gph.is Animated GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY Discover & Share this Animated GIF with everyone you know. GIPHY is how you search, share, discover, and create GIFs. Do you know where the word 'Budget' originates from? Well you do now! #Budget2016 #SLBudget #SLBougette2016 http://gph.is/1XuCneR
"16.03.2016 11:15:00" gph.is Animated GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY Discover & Share this Animated GIF with everyone you know. GIPHY is how you search, share, discover, and create GIFs. Do you know the reason why the Budget is traditionally held during Spring? #Budget2016 #SLBudget2016
"16.03.2016 11:02:03" gph.is gph.is Here's one Budget Day tradition you may not have heard about before. Cheers! #Budget2016 #SLBudget
"16.03.2016 10:55:05" gph.is gph.is Did you know that William Ewart Gladstone holds the record for delivering the most Budget speeches? #Budget2016 #SLBudget http://gph.is/1VbQFlW
"15.03.2016 17:11:33" Budget Matters Timeline With the #Budget2016 taking place tomorrow - we take a look back at some of the key moments that have helped shape the financial landscape since the inception of the #Budget
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"15.03.2016 15:02:32" Standard Life UK's cover photo
"15.03.2016 13:44:13" theguardian.com The lodger allowance that could make your spare room a money-spinner When it comes to making a stack of cash from property, most of us think of buy-to-let landlords. But your own home could provide a significant income boost, with a steep jump from 6 April in what you can earn tax-free from renting out a room. The lodger allowance that could make your spare room a money-spinner – up from £4250 to £7500 http://bit.ly/1Lo4hbB via @guardian
"14.03.2016 16:15:50" standardlife.co.uk Pre-Budget Update for the Third Sector | News and MoneyPlus Blog With the Budget due on 16 March, it’s a good time to recap on what came out of the 2015 Autumn Statement from a third sector perspective. With the #Budget fast approaching, let's recap on what came out of the 2015 Autumn Statement from a third sector perspective.
"14.03.2016 13:40:39" mypiday.com Find Your Pi Day Let the Wolfram Language generate your own personal piece of Pi. Enter your birthday or any other date to see how many digits it takes to get there. Happy #PiDay :) Find out your Pi Day here
"11.03.2016 15:01:58" standardlife.co.uk Tax and Pension Changes (Infographic) | News and MoneyPlus Blog There have been a lot of changes announced around pensions and tax. If you find yourself confused keeping on top of them all, take a look at our snapshot of what is happening and when. Struggling to stay on top of all the changes to pensions and tax? Our handy infographic breaks down exactly what you need to know
"11.03.2016 15:00:58" standardlife.co.uk Riding The Storm To Safety | News and MoneyPlus Blog After a rocky end to 2015, the start of 2016 has done little to improve investor sentiment but there has been a marked rally in the markets. After a rocky end to 2015, the start of 2016 has done little to improve investor sentiment but there has been a marked rally in the markets. Find out more in our latest blog "Riding the Storm to Safety"
"11.03.2016 12:30:53" standardlife.co.uk The Annual Allowance – Change is Coming | News and MoneyPlus Blog The Annual Allowance is the maximum amount of pension savings you can make each year without facing tax charges. But from April 2016, the rules are changing. The Annual Allowance is the maximum amount of pension savings you can make each year without facing tax charges. But from April 2016, the rules are changing.
"11.03.2016 09:13:33" telegraph.co.uk With a month to go, 90pc of savers don't know what the personal savings allowance is The vast majority of savers are still unaware of the new personal savings allowance only a month before it comes into force, research has found. With a month to go, 90% of savers don't know what the personal savings allowance is: http://buff.ly/1Xhooc1 via The Telegraph
"10.03.2016 17:01:11" standardlife.co.uk Online Financial Advice - Is It Just An Age Thing? Is there a new kid in town when it comes to financial advice? Generation Y seem to think so, find out more… Online Financial Advice - Is It Just An Age Thing?
"10.03.2016 15:00:15" mindfulmoney.co.uk Younger adults want a pension that might help them buy a house too | Mindful Money The social news and knowledge network for the investment community Younger adults want a pension that might help them buy a house too - See more at: http://buff.ly/1LTHKU6 via Mindful Money
"09.03.2016 17:04:36" The Budget is coming... Will you be watching?
"09.03.2016 15:35:16" standardlife.co.uk Five Ways to Fuel Your Finances | News and Moneyplus Blog Five expenses to ditch in retirement that could help increase your spending power. Financial experts throw around a bunch of guesstimates about how much you’ll need to save for retirement – but the actual amount is always very personal. It really depends on what you want from your life after work.
Read our latest blog - "Life After
"09.03.2016 10:39:14" standardlife.co.uk Relief for pension savers | News and MoneyPlus Blog Pension savers took note over the weekend (5-6 March) as the Government announced it wasn’t to going to make any major changes to pension tax relief. Despite weeks of mounting speculation it is business as usual for #pension saving, but the recent debate around pension #tax relief has at least reinforced the benefits of current pension tax rules. Here’s why...
"08.03.2016 12:57:25" Timeline Photos Proud to be supporting the ‘Ambition and Growth’ conference in Edinburgh which brings women entrepreneurs and angel investors together. Inspiring global women business leaders and keynote speakers are helping to make this an event to remember. #agconf16
"08.03.2016 12:42:30" #InternationalWomensDay
"08.03.2016 11:30:45" thisismoney.co.uk One-fifth have never checked how much money they have in their pension To help people keep on top of their retirement income, Which? is calling on the Government to set up a 'pensions dashboard' system for savers. A recent Which? report finds that over one-fifth of over-50's have never checked how much money they have in their pension http://buff.ly/1OYkWNr via This is Money
"04.03.2016 14:13:54" standardlife.co.uk Time for a spot of financial spring cleaning | News and MoneyPlus Blog Spring is not only a good at time to get your house in order but your financial one too, find out how to spring clean your finances. Spring is an excellent time to rid your financial house of dust and cobwebs, look out the feather duster and read on
"03.03.2016 16:01:04" theguardian.com We should be striving to work less, not toiling until we drop | Owen Jones Progress wasn’t supposed to mean working until you drop. It’s time to challenge this bleak prospect "Surely we should start planning for a world where we work less, rather than more".
"03.03.2016 14:06:05" dailymail.co.uk Reitred women are three times more likely than men to live in poverty Women ages 75 to 79 are three times more likely than men to live in poverty, and widowed women are twice as likely to live in poverty than widowed men. Study from the U.S - Women 3 times more likely than men to live in poverty after #retirement, research reveals
"02.03.2016 16:44:24" standardlife.co.uk Standard Life Demutualisation Claims: Act Now | News and MoneyPlus Blog When Standard Life demutualised in 2006, some policyholders were entitled to cash or shares. If you have still to make a claim, act now. Standard Life Demutualisation Claims: Act Now -
"01.03.2016 17:01:46" standardlife.co.uk Retirement Savings - What’s the ‘Magic Number’? | News and MoneyPlus Blog Is there a magic number when it comes to how much you’ll need to retire comfortably? Find out more… Retirement Savings - What’s the ‘Magic Number’?
Is there a magic number when it comes to the savings you’ll require to fund this new sense of purpose?
"01.03.2016 16:41:55" cityam.com Former CBI director general has a look at pension age The Department for Work and Pensions has today announced that John Cridland, former director general of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), will Department for Work and Pensions appoints John Cridland to review state pension age and assess what effects longevity might have on government's ability to provide for future generations via City A.M.
"01.03.2016 15:31:03" standardlife.co.uk What Makes A Good Life? Harvard Happiness Study | News and Moneyplus Blog What makes us happy and healthy throughout life? Harvard University has been tracking the lives of hundreds of people to find out. What makes us happy and healthy throughout life? Harvard have been tracking the lives of hundreds of people to find out
"01.03.2016 14:30:28" moneyfacts.co.uk Not saving enough is the biggest financial regret - Savings - News - Moneyfacts There are bound to be times when we regret the financial decisions that we make, and Partnership has delved deeper into the financial regrets of British consumers, and it seems that the biggest regrets... 59% of people say their biggest regret is not saving enough, while 19% state not saving more in to their pension was their biggest error http://buff.ly/21G20fO via Money Facts
"01.03.2016 13:30:34" standardlife.co.uk Market Falls: Retirement Income - Weathering The Storm Market falls: How can you make sure your retirement income can weather the storms? Read our latest blog "Market falls – make sure your retirement income can weather the storm"
"01.03.2016 13:00:25" theguardian.com Retirement inequalities to persist despite pension reforms Changes to state and private pension have seen improvments for women, disbaled poeple and ethnic minorities, but an ongoing lack of opportunities in the labout market means they will still retire on less Changes to state and private pension have seen improvements for women, disabled people and ethnic minorities, but an ongoing lack of opportunities in the labout market means they will still retire on less http://buff.ly/1Qjnw4V via The Guardian
"01.03.2016 11:30:14" thisismoney.co.uk 7IM is helping predict when it could be game over for your pension Research by 7IM found individuals would typically need a pension pot worth £348,000 for a comfortable retirement, but on average people guessed they needed just half that figure. How far will your retirement income stretch? One new app helps predict when it could be game over for your pension pot via This is Money
"29.02.2016 17:01:18" moneyfacts.co.uk Are you saving enough for retirement? - Retirement - News - Moneyfacts The need to save for retirement has been put into stark focus of late, but unfortunately, far too few people seem to be prepared for the financial pressures that later life can bring, with the overwhelming... 82% of respondents in a recent survey don't believe they are saving enough for retirement http://buff.ly/1XUSxiz via Moneyfacts.co.uk
"29.02.2016 12:30:12" mindfulmoney.co.uk Savers put £20.3 billion into pensions in 2015 | Mindful Money The social news and knowledge network for the investment community Savers put £20.3 billion into pensions in 2015 according to HMRC http://buff.ly/1VMHaaM via Mindful Money
"26.02.2016 16:04:44" mindfulmoney.co.uk Spenders swap cash for contactless with £7.75bn of payments in 2015 | Mindful Money The social news and knowledge network for the investment community Spenders swap cash for contactless with £7.75bn of payments in 2015 http://buff.ly/1QBOi5A via Mindful Money
"25.02.2016 11:30:14" telegraph.co.uk Budget pension changes: Do I need to take my tax-free lump sum today? Former pensions minister Steve Webb has warned of the end of the tax-free lump sum that can be be taken from pensions. The comments have sent pension savers into a frenzy as they deliberate whether... Budget pension changes: Do I need to take my tax-free lump sum today? http://buff.ly/1Q36EiE via The Telegraph
"24.02.2016 14:59:15" youngscotawards.com NOMINATE NOW Click here to find out how you can nominate someone for a Young Scot Award. We’re proud to be supporting the Young Scot Awards 2016. Categories include Sport, Community and Health, along with Diversity which Standard Life is sponsoring. It’s a great chance to recognise the inspirational contribution that many young Scots are
"24.02.2016 14:45:11" standardlife.co.uk Are millennials on a sticky wicket when it comes to retirement? | News and MoneyPlus Blog Millennials are worried they’ll be worse off than their parents’ generation; however, this concern may not be a bad thing. Are millennials on a sticky wicket when it comes to retirement?
"23.02.2016 15:00:16" moneyfacts.co.uk Energy switching up by 15% - Gas and electricity - News - Moneyfacts The benefits of switching energy supplier are often talked about these days, and happily, it seems that the message is getting through, with energy regulator Ofgem reporting a 15% boost in the number... 6.1 million domestic energy supply accounts were switched in 2015, an increase of 15% compared with 2014
"23.02.2016 12:30:31" dailymail.co.uk Second steppers are the forgotten part of the housing market While first-time buyers have been the focus of Government initiatives such as Starter Homes, those already on the property ladder - but on the bottom rung - have been 'forgotten'. Second steppers 'forgotten': How tighter mortgage rules and house prices stop homemovers trading up:
"22.02.2016 17:00:35" standardlife.co.uk Are millennials on a sticky wicket when it comes to retirement? | News and MoneyPlus Blog Millennials are worried they’ll be worse off than their parents’ generation; however, this concern may not be a bad thing. Are millennials on a sticky wicket when it comes to retirement?
"22.02.2016 14:30:19" finance.yahoo.com 10 Things To Do Within 5 Years Of Retirement Preparing for retirement is like getting ready for a trip — it never goes quite as planned. But the better the plan, the better the outcome. When things go wrong, you want to have the flexibility to... Thinking about retiring soon? This article from Forbes gives you 10 tips of what to do in the lead up to retirement
"22.02.2016 13:50:19" kca.nick.co.uk 2016 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards The official site for the 2016 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards hosted by Blake Shelton! Vote for the winners, see photos, take polls, and more! Congratulations Andy Murray on being nominated for Kids Choice Sports Star Award
"22.02.2016 12:30:40" moneyfacts.co.uk Could your smartphone save you money? - Money - News - Moneyfacts We’ve come to rely on our smartphones for everything from communication to financial management, and often help us organise our day-to-day lives more effectively. But could your smartphone actually... Smartphones have helped consumers save up to 28.7 minutes per day (or more than 7 days per year) according to recent research http://buff.ly/1Qtez5Z via Moneyfacts
"19.02.2016 17:00:49" standardlife.co.uk Pensions or buy to let – it doesn’t have to be either or | News and MoneyPlus Blog Combining a pension with a property portfolio could help weather a storm of recent tax changes, find out more Pensions or buy to let? It doesn’t have to be either or -
"19.02.2016 14:43:06" thisismoney.co.uk One in four on brink of retirement 'cannot afford to stop work' Nearly three in ten people coming up to retirement said they didn't think their pensions and other savings would give them a comfortable life in retirement, a Pru survey found. More than half of people coming up to retirement are considering staying in work and one in four have already decided they can't afford to stop just yet, new research shows.
"18.02.2016 16:30:17" standardlife.co.uk Pension Pitfalls to Look Out For (Infographic) | News and MoneyPlus Blog When it comes to pensions, planning is everything. Our handy infographic sheds some light on what pension pitfalls to look out for. Watch your step! 11 #pension pitfalls to look out for
"18.02.2016 10:24:02" dailymail.co.uk Buy-to-let investors at risk of being fooled by early stamp duty hike The deadline of April 1 is unusual, as tax changes normally take effect at the beginning of the new financial year, which is on April 6. Buy-to-let investors looking to swerve April's stamp duty hike at risk of being fooled by early deadline
"17.02.2016 16:05:43" standardlife.co.uk Stay one-step ahead of scams | News and MoneyPlus Blog Millions are affected by scams every year and are becoming more and more sophisticated. It pays to know what to look out for. Every year millions are affected by ever more sophisticated #scams. It pays to know what to look out for
"16.02.2016 15:45:19" telegraph.co.uk Women under 65 in 2016 will spend a third of their lives in retirement, life expectancy figures show The length of time pensioners can expect to live once they reach milestones in old age has reached a record high New figures show women under 65 in 2016 will spend a third of their lives in #retirement
"15.02.2016 16:44:40" ft.com Why millennials go on holiday instead of saving for a pension - FT.com Save money into my pension? I’d rather blow it on a holiday. This is the typical response of a millennial — marketing shorthand for a 20-something — when you ask them about financial planning. For... #Millennials are 1.6 times more likely than older generations to have no investments - http://buff.ly/1ojG2RM via Financial Times
"12.02.2016 16:01:22" standardlife.co.uk The lifetime allowance – change is coming | News and MoneyPlus Blog With the Lifetime Allowance set to drop to £1 million in April, read our blog to learn about your options for maximising retirement savings. The lifetime allowance is a limit on the amount you can withdraw from your pension without triggering a tax charge.
"12.02.2016 14:08:59" money-marketuk.com Valentine's Day spending set to top £431 million pounds Brits are set to spend £431 million this Valentine’s Day as 41% of UK adults plan on celebrating with their loved ones according to new research from American Express. Brits are set to spend £431 million this #Valentine’s Day as 41% of UK adults plan on celebrating with their loved ones
"12.02.2016 13:50:17" standardlife.co.uk For Love and Money – Does Your Relationship Fit the Financial Bill? | News and MoneyPlus Blog When it comes to love and money, make love and finances a match winner not match breaker this valentine, find out how. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner and romance on our minds, we share five top tips to make sure loves young dream keeps blooming and help you build for a harmonious financial future together.
"12.02.2016 12:52:45" dailymail.co.uk The quiz that reveals what kind of pensioner you would be After spending most of your life working it can be hard to decide how to spend your golden years. Take our quiz to help you come up with a plan of attack The quiz that reveals what kind of #pensioner you would be
"11.02.2016 15:53:19" standardlife.co.uk Market Falls January 2016 | News and MoneyPlus Blog Market falls and the bold headlines that go with them can be unnerving – our Head of Investment Solutions, Gareth Trainor, explores the situation further. Markets have entered 2016 making a lot of noise, read about what this means for you
"10.02.2016 12:45:06" standardlife.co.uk Tax Year End 2016 Lifetime Allowance is reducing Did you know, #LifetimeAllowance is changing. The current limit of £1.25 million is being cut to £1 million. Find out more http://buff.ly/1Xg01fH
"10.02.2016 09:07:24" Congratulations to Andy Murray and Kim on the arrival of their new baby girl! #withAndy
"09.02.2016 17:30:15" standardlife.co.uk Tax Year End 2016 Lifetime Allowance is reducing Did you know that from April 6 the #LifetimeAllowance is reducing? Click here to find out what exactly is changing http://buff.ly/1QpcVCA
"09.02.2016 16:32:22" theguardian.com No time for childcare grandparents to take it easy, they’re worth £2,000 a year Granny and grandad now spend around nine hours a week as carers. Esther Shaw looks at how this role has become vital to hard-pressed parents Sending a child under two to nursery part-time costs £115.45 a week in the UK – or £6,003 a year. That’s a 5.1% rise since 2014.
"09.02.2016 15:49:25" standardlife.co.uk Should I Be Saving Into A Pension? | News and MoneyPlus Blog Research shows young workers currently in their 20s could be the 1st generation to face worse retirement prospects than their parents, so what's the answer? Read our latest article from the MoneyPlus Features Team "Should I be Saving Into A Pension?"
"09.02.2016 15:30:48" theguardian.com Skipped middle: Britons in 50s 'losing wealth to old and young relatives' Middle-aged parents will see inheritances diminish as their parents help grandchildren and spend on elderly care Are British parents in their 50's becomming the "skipped middle"? http://buff.ly/1WaAWkW via The Guardian
"09.02.2016 14:30:20" which.co.uk Will you benefit from the new state pension? - February - 2016 - Which? News With only two months to go to the start of the new state pension, Which? outlines what the changes will mean for you. Will you benefit from the new State Pension? http://buff.ly/1nVaxwx via Which?
"09.02.2016 12:39:59" Timeline Photos Happy #pancakeday everyone. How do you like yours? :)
"09.02.2016 10:46:31" MoneyMagpie 52 MONEY SAVING TIPS FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY
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"08.02.2016 17:03:19" standardlife.co.uk Save Time and Money With our Pick of Mobile Apps | News and MoneyPlus Blog Smartphones have revolutionised our lives over the past decade. Let’s look at some of the most popular money saving apps. Read our blog. Technology has revolutionised our lives over the past decade. We look at some of the most popular money saving apps
"08.02.2016 12:45:14" standardlife.co.uk Home | News and MoneyPlus Blog Visit the News and MoneyPlus Blog for insights and news from Standard Life Savings and our team of financial experts. There is 8 weeks left until Tax Year-End! Read our latest blog “10 Pension Funding Opportunities” http://buff.ly/1T8huXY #Pensions
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"05.02.2016 18:01:47" Timeline Photos Did you know pension tax relief could be changing? Find out what you can do to stay ahead http://buff.ly/1S4ZRbA
"05.02.2016 16:02:27" mindfulmoney.co.uk Single Britons not in love with paying out £280 a year on unsuccessful dates | Mindful Money The social news and knowledge network for the investment community Unsuccessful dates are tallying up to a £280 a year price tag for singles:
"05.02.2016 15:01:38" Timeline Photos There are a lot of tax changes happening, what's changing and what can you do? http://buff.ly/1Pb1oZX
"05.02.2016 13:39:53" standardlife.co.uk Tax Year End 2016 Lifetime Allowance is reducing #LifetimeAllowance limits are reducing in April. Find out if these changes may affect you
"04.02.2016 17:00:38" standardlife.co.uk Happy birthday Facebook | News and MoneyPlus Blog As Facebook celebrates its twelfth anniversary, how did it go from college dorm to corporate domination? Read our blog for more. As #Facebook celebrates its twelfth anniversary, how did it go from college dorm to corporate domination?
"04.02.2016 15:08:32" standardlife.co.uk Time to Talk Day: Speaking Up About Mental Health | News and MoneyPlus Blog Mental health problems affect 1 in 4 people every year, yet all too often they’re afraid to talk about their experiences because they’re concerned about how it might impact their job or relationships. We're proud to be supporting 'Time to Change'. Let's end mental health discrimination and get the nation talking about it instead
"04.02.2016 12:30:02" mindfulmoney.co.uk Three in four employees believe they will be worse off in retirement than their parents | Mindful Money The social news and knowledge network for the investment community Nearly three-quarters of UK employees believe they will be worse off in retirement than their parents’ generation, new figures show -
"03.02.2016 18:02:15" standardlife.co.uk Tax Year End 2016 - Standard Life Savings There are lots of changes happening in April 2016 for Tax Year End. We can help you make the most of all your tax efficient savings. Capital at risk. Pay yourself and not the tax man
"03.02.2016 16:09:14" mindfulmoney.co.uk People aged 65-79 are the happiest age group as spending power improves | Mindful Money The social news and knowledge network for the investment community News just in: People aged 65-79 are the happiest age group as spending power improves
"03.02.2016 14:31:08" Timeline Photos There are a lot of #tax changes happening. You can find out more about them here http://buff.ly/1PzH6uz
"03.02.2016 09:28:33" standardlife.co.uk Pension time for small business employees – including the nanny | News and MoneyPlus Blog Many self-employed people employ others and, as such, they will be classed as employers and need to set up a workplace pension at a date set by regulation. The Pensions Regulator has now issued ‘compliance notices’ to almost 5,000 employers and over 1,500 have been handed out fines of £400 or more. Most of these could have been avoided. Find out what you need to do – and when
"31.01.2016 08:00:00" Master Your Dreams Good luck in the #AusOpen final Andy Murray. We’re with you. #withAndy
"29.01.2016 17:30:00" Master Your Dreams Ambition. Effort. Sweat. The focus turns to @Andy_Murray and the #AusOpen final, congratulations!
"29.01.2016 17:01:02" standardlife.co.uk Options When Taking Your Pension | News and MoneyPlus Blog Choice is everything when it comes to new pension freedoms, tailor a retirement journey that suits you. Find out more about taking your pension. See our latest blog - "Taking your Pension - what are your options?"
"29.01.2016 15:31:09" standardlife.co.uk Is A Flat-Rate Incentive On Pension Saving On The Way? Would we benefit from flat-rate incentive on pension saving? There’s an argument it’s the best chance of driving the levels of retirement saving needed. Is a flate-rate incentive on pension saving on the way?
"29.01.2016 14:01:07" theguardian.com Blogger says flying via Berlin was cheaper than Sheffield to Essex train Jordon Cox claims he saved cash via unorthodox route – but admits it’s not an environmentally friendly journey Cost of commuting: Blogger claims saving of £7.72 on train fair by flying via Berlin http://buff.ly/1QKifVF via The Guardian
"29.01.2016 13:00:56" dailymail.co.uk Panic is passé: investors stay steady on retirement savings Panic is so passé. Investors are keeping their cool — and keeping their hands off of their retirement accounts — despite huge swings in the stock market that... Investors staying steady on retirement savings despite stock market swings http://buff.ly/1m0cyGk via Daily Mail Online
"26.01.2016 17:00:35" standardlife.co.uk Plain speaking about pensions | News and MoneyPlus Blog Unsure what some pension terms mean? Craving some plain speaking about pensions? Then our jargon buster blog is just for you. Unsure about pension jargon? Our jargon busting article "Plain speaking about pensions" helps explain all