EU caps debit and credit card fees

Draft law seeks to end protracted battle with payment groups

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Financing the costs of a funeral may be taboo, but thousands of UK families are affected by “funeral poverty”
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 18: Alexandra Burke attends the Amy Winehouse Foundation ball at The Landmark Hotel on November 18, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images) ©Getty
X Factor winner Alexandra Burke has owned an investment property since her 21st birthday

Ex-Julie Dean fund shrinks by two-thirds

Schroders says worst of redemptions now over

Pension industry ordered to cut charges

Up to £26bn of retirement savings found in poor-value schemes

Watchdog says advice reforms working

‘Commission bias weaker but fees still too opaque’

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CFA members gloomy on 2015 prospects

Growth expectations fall short of official estimates

04/07/2011 - Social care costs in England should be capped so people do not face losing large chunks of their assets, an independent review says. Council-funded home help and care home places for the elderly and adults with disabilities are currently only offered to those with under £23,250 of assets.

Who wins in the state pension shake-up?

Biggest overhaul to the system in decades

FCA demands changes on annuities

Customers ‘prevented from getting best deal’

Schroders, Axa funds face Tesco gloom

Retailer’s fourth profit warning in six months


‘Pensioner bonds’ to offer up to 4%

High demand expected for new product

HMRC Building, Westminster. Photograph: Rosie Hallam
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No criminal penalty in evasion clampdown

Controversial measure not included in draft legislation


FT Money won Financial National Title of the Year at the Santander UK Financial Media Awards 2014

FT Money was named Publication of the Year for 2014 by the CFA Society of the UK

The team were also runners-up for Best Use of Social Media at the Santander Media Awards 2014

FT Money editor Jonathan Eley was named winner of the Ethical and Professional Standards Award in 2014 by the CFA Society of the UK, and runner-up for his Contribution to Personal Finance Education at the Santander Media Awards 2014

Pensions correspondent Josephine Cumbo was named Journalist of the Year for the national press by the Society of Pension Professionals