State pension UK: How much is full state pension? How to increase amount of new and basic | Personal Finance | Finance

The state pension is a payment which a person may rely on as one form of income during their retirement. It can be claimed once the individual has reached state pension age – an age which is currently rising. In 2016, the state pension system changed, meaning some people will now claim the new state pension – rather than the basic state More...

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By Tony Korbe On Monday, July 22nd, 2019
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HECK takes modern farming to new heights with vertical plan | City & Business | Finance

The company will begin with growing basil for its Chicken Italia range on its site in north Yorkshire using indoor stacked planters to produce a pipeline of leafy greens. The business which forecasts a £50 More...

By Tony Korbe On Monday, July 22nd, 2019
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Mortgage UK: Homeowner reveals how overpaying saw them become mortgage free 14 YEARS early | Personal Finance | Finance

When it comes to a mortgage, getting accepted can sometimes seem like a challenge. But, having signed the agreement, it’ll be repaying the amount which becomes the focus. Some people will be prepared to repay More...

By Tony Korbe On Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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Can life insurance refuse to pay? Failing to reveal this habit could see claim REFUSED | Personal Finance | Finance

Life insurance policies can mean dependant adults or children have some financial security upon the policy-holder’s death. But, it may be that an insurance provider refuses to pay out, should the individual More...

By Tony Korbe On Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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Stamp Duty Land Tax: Who is a first-time buyer? Can couples qualify for SDLT relief? | Personal Finance | Finance

Stamp Duty Land Tax is usually required to be paid to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) upon the completion of a sale. The rates are determined according to a person’s circumstances, as well as the price of the More...

By Tony Korbe On Saturday, July 20th, 2019
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What tax code should I be on in 2019? What the UK tax codes mean – 1250L and BR explained | Personal Finance | Finance

A tax code informs an employer or pension provider how much Income Tax should be paid to HMRC. The codes can vary from person to person, depending on an individual’s personal financial circumstances. Currently, More...

By Tony Korbe On Saturday, July 20th, 2019
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Public sector workers ‘to get £2bn pay rise’ affecting teachers police and armed forces | Personal Finance | Finance

The pay rise would affect two million public sector workers, and cost an estimated £2 billion, according to The Times. The workers affected by the pay rise is said to include police officers, soldiers, and More...

By Tony Korbe On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Pension contributions: Women face prospect of outliving savings by 16 YEARS – new survey | Personal Finance | Finance

The age that a person chooses to end their working life will largely come down to their personal preference and financial situation. However, it’s only upon reaching state pension age when those eligible will More...

By Tony Korbe On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Who gets Universal Credit: New guidance for households submitting claim explained | Personal Finance | Finance

Universal Credit is a payment which is designed to help with living costs. It’s paid monthly, however this may be twice per month for some people in Scotland. Those living in Northern Ireland will follow the More...

By Tony Korbe On Thursday, July 18th, 2019
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Loan scam nearly cost Bob’s kids their legal inheritance | Personal Finance | Finance

Ashley and her brother are executors to Bob’s will, which shares everything equally between them. This includes his two-bedroom, semi-detached house, worth about £150,000, and a car worth about £3,500. More...

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