Simon Read

A wake-up call for women: act now or you will suffer in retirement

Are women sleepwalking into a retirement nightmare? That’s the suggestion behind new research published by investment group Fidelity. It revealed that while women’s average retirement income is likely to be around £5,000 less than men, almost twice as many women have no idea about their pension pot or its payout. It’s not the first time

The savings rate tricks that shame banks and building societies

Savers were hit with a double whammy of bad news last week. On Tuesday it was revealed that inflation had climbed to 0.5 per cent. Then on Thursday, to little surprise, the Bank of England kept interest rates on hold yet again. They’ve remained frozen at record low levels for more than seven years now. With the average