Martin Lewis: How you could get more than 25 percent extra on savings with Lifetime ISA | Personal Finance | Finance

Martin Lewis is no stranger to sharing his money saving tips with the world, often doing so while appearing on ITV shows such as Good Morning Britain and This Morning. This week’s instalment of The Martin Lewis Money Show was dedicated to savings accounts, and the financial journalist had plenty to say about the current top easy access savings More...

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By Tony Korbe On Friday, January 24th, 2020
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Universal Credit: Help to Save savings account explained after Martin Lewis Money Show | Personal Finance | Finance

Gov.uk explains that the most a person can pay into the account each calendar month is £50 – which is £2,400 over four years. The most they can earn from the savings in four years is therefore £1,200 More...

By Tony Korbe On Friday, January 24th, 2020
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Child Benefit rates UK: How much claim will increase by in April 2020 | Personal Finance | Finance

Child Benefit can be claimed by the person responsible for bringing up a child who is under the age of 16, or under 20 if they stay in approved education or training. That said, only one person can get Child More...

By Tony Korbe On Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
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Universal Credit payments are due to rise but will everyone benefit? | Personal Finance | Finance

Universal Credit benefits have remained at the same level since 2015 as part of the “Government’s drive to incentivise work and reduce the deficit”. However, the Government is now taking steps More...

By Tony Korbe On Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
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Universal Credit: Quarter of recipients in problem debt poll finds as charity urges change | Personal Finance | Finance

The research from StepChange Debt Charity found that this is not far off double the rate of those on legacy benefits (14 percent). Findings from the research report, titled “Problem debt and the social security More...

By Tony Korbe On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
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JUST SPECS AND PRISON OPTICIANS TRUST: Social enterprise helping offenders build new lives | City & Business | Finance

Just Specs, launched recently by optician and founder Tanjit Dosanjh, whose dad going to prison was the catalyst for the Trust, features an array of designer frames and prescription glasses, including a range More...

By Tony Korbe On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
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Martin Lewis explains Universal Credit claimants may be eligible for Help to Save account | Personal Finance | Finance

Should the highest balance not increase, then the saver would not earn a final bonus. With the most a person can pay into the account each calendar month being £50, this works out at a maximum of £2,400 over More...

By Tony Korbe On Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
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Pound euro exchange rate: GBP/EUR rises as UK job creation is ‘running hot’ | City & Business | Finance

Pawel Adrjan, an economist at the British jobs website Indeed, commented: “Economic growth is currently as glacial as the winter weather, but the UK’s job creation engines are still running hot”. Meanwhile, More...

By Tony Korbe On Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
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Tax return warning: How to avoid ‘last-minute curveballs’ amid self assessment deadline | Personal Finance | Finance

The online self-assessment deadline for tax returns is just a month away. It falls on a Friday, on January 31, 2020. With the date approaching, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) revealed that not even festive celebrations More...

By Tony Korbe On Monday, January 20th, 2020
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Universal Credit and Cold Weather Payment 2020: Latest update on triggered postcodes | Personal Finance | Finance

Otherwise, they will not automatically get Cold Weather Payments. While the payment is made automatically, some people may be interested to know whether they can get a payment in their area, and this can be More...

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