This week, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said the government would consider allowing parents and grandparents to use the value of their pensions to help their children or grandchildren buy houses.
There is very little detail as to how this would work, but it seems to centre around using lump sums to guarantee a deposit for first-time house buyers – giving banks a call on the money, once the guarantor...
UK inflation unexpectedly rose to 2.7% in August, beating analysts' expectations of a drop to 2.4% from 2.5% the previous month.
The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS) helped 187,000 people in 2017/18, a 9% fall on the previous year despite setting up special helplines for specific scheme members.
The Liberal Democrat party has passed a motion pledging to cap tax-free lump sums under Freedom of Choice at £40,000 if elected into government.