Can we hold on to our interest-only mortgage?

HSBC wants to move us to a repayment loan

Can I contest my uncle’s will?

Are dependants able to make a legal claim against beneficiaries?

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Can I claim back IHT on property?

Will falling prices affect the tax owed?

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How can I trace my lost pension pots?

I am concerned that I’ll lose out on some of my savings

Why are direct debits slow to activate?

Two weeks seems too long: are they hoping I’ll miss my payment?


Which 0% credit card deal should I get?

I would like to transfer my debt


Transferring a pension overseas

We delve into the mechanics of Qrops


Where should I buy-to-let?

Experts give their suggestions on where to purchase

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How long will maintenance payments continue?

I am divorced with two children


Tax implications of exercising options

Minimising liabilities on gains made on shares

How can I set up an employer’s pension?

Are there advantages to saving through a work scheme?

Should I use a deed of variation?

Pros and cons for legal vehicles

Where can I invest church savings?

Can I get more than 0.5% in interest?

Saving for my vulnerable grandson

Should I put the money in trust?

Checking my tax bill

How much do I owe the taxman?

Too late to disclose Swiss tax?

How can I resolve my father’s bank account situation?

How best to transfer money from overseas?

Buying property flat with my inheritance

Transferring shares to my son

What are the tax implications of selling my shares?

Can I consolidate pensions?

How to manage retirement savings

Inheriting a drawdown pension

Does the beneficiary have to wait until age 55, and what is the tax position?


Lucy Warwick-Ching Do you have a financial problem that needs resolving? Or need some money advice? Email your financial dilemmas to or Tweet us @ftmoney, and Lucy Warwick-Ching, the FT's online Money editor, will put them to our team of financial experts.

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