Little hope of jam tomorrow on pensions

The campervan generation offers sympathy but few solutions to Generation Tent

A long winding road from pensions easy street to Generation Tent

Today’s pensioners don’t know how lucky they are

FT Staff Bylines, Jonathan Eley, Editor of FT Money.
©Charlie Bibby

Central bankers should take the plunge and raise interest rates

Savers have been forced to become investors

Claer Barrett, FT Money, Editor.
©Charlie Bibby

IFAs scared to advise on pension freedom

This week’s consultation can’t provide answers to advice gap

Claer Barrett, FT Money, Editor.
©Charlie Bibby

Where there’s a will . . . not always a way

Baby boomers may often go to court over inheritance

The time to fret over buy-to-let?

The bubble may burst when interest rates rise

FT Wealth bylines. Matthew Vincent.

Dodgy deals, MCC tickets, China equities

You should only entrust your money to reputable intermediaries

FT Staff Bylines, Jonathan Eley, Editor of FT Money.
©Charlie Bibby

A Budget for inheritors and not workers?

We will almost certainly get . . . more bad policy on pensions

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I made £2,000 on eBay — and so could you

Top tips to convert your trash into treasure

Kate Burgess
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Time to add colour to Aim market’s game of chance

Aim regulation must evolve too, particularly if it is to put its reputation as a casino behind it

German lessons in renting

Those who oppose rent controls should object to all government interference in housing

HMRC’s numbers don’t add up

The tax authority is buried under a paper mountain of its own making

What’s on the menu at the Death Cafe?

Tea, cakes and talking about wills and mortality

An imperfect past with echoes of today

Savings rate in 1985 was 8% and you could buy a Docklands flat for £67,000

Ten ways Osborne should fix our finances

What the chancellor should focus on in his summer Budget

My one-stock Isa

For those who want a simple life, my strategy seems to work

Post-election nightmare of stealth taxes

Rather than coming clean about taxes, politicians are reduced to picking investors’ pockets

Insurance renewal — a tiresome game

Financial services firms play existing customers off against new ones — leaving us footing the bill

Emerging markets confusion

Some look cheap compared to developed peers, but the rise of the dollar is a threat

Why save for children?

Most Britons have insufficient pensions and savings. So why are they bothering with junior Isas?


Claer Barrett Claer Barrett is the personal finance editor of the Financial Times. She edits the weekend Money section, co-presents the FT Money Show podcast, and writes for the weekday newspaper and She also represents the FT at external events, and regularly appears on TV and radio.

An experienced FT news editor, she has previously reported breaking online news, retail, consumer and property stories for the FT. She was previously an associate editor at Investors Chronicle, the FT-owned magazine and website for self-directed UK investors

Jonathan Eley, a previous FT Money editor, remains an regular contributor to the Serious Money column.