A year of change for your money

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The general election looms large over prospects for wealth

Pension industry ordered to cut charges

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

Single fund proposed for town hall pensions

Schemes ‘need to merge or risk running out of cash’

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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’

Ministers accused of state pension hype

Expectations of more generous package misplaced, survey finds

FCA criticised for inaction over annuities

City watchdog accused of sweeping mis-selling ‘under the carpet’

‘Pension passport’ still under scrutiny

Regulator considering a range of options

Sipp fraud case poised to be first of many

Three jailed after £23m scam

Generational inequality and house prices

This injustice is different from the concerns of Occupy Wall Street or Piketty’s readers

OECD issues warning on UK pension reform

Call for a swing back to annuities amid concerns over retirees’ long-term income

Pension annuities attacked by UK report

Regulator likely to recommend action against insurance companies

SFO wins convictions under new bribery law

UK fraud authorities prosecute two in pyramid scheme

State pension will rise to £115.95 a week

‘Triple lock’ ensures increase of twice inflation

Tax-free annuity income move

Boost for beneficiaries whose spouse dies before 75

More employers trying to dump UK pensions

PPF says attempts to dodge obligations to staff are rising

Regulator to review its pensions rules

Rethink ahead of April shake-up

Widows’ annuity tax expected to be axed

Osborne likely to bring payments in line with ‘death tax’ reform

UK backs down on pension reporting rules

Cashing in defined contribution savings reform deemed unworkable

Nest floats plans to offer pension products

State-backed scheme considers offering annuities and drawdown

PERSONAL FINANCE AWARDS

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

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