A lot has been made of rising consumer debt recently, coupled with record-low levels of household savings. A squeeze on real wages has garnered some of the blame, but the big culprit is surely derisory interest rates
Much was made of the announcement last week that a state pension age increase to 68 would be phased in between 2037 and 2039 – seven years earlier than planned. Those affected are taxpayers aged 39 to 47, meaning the policy change will affect between 6-7 million people.
With the school holidays nearly upon us, it’s that time of the year when many can look forward to hopping on a plane, heading abroad to sunny, glorious pastures to recharge the batteries, and enjoying some much-deserved R & R.
Lending Works’ love affair with the Moneywise Customer Service Awards continued on Thursday evening, as we once again saw off some strong competition to scoop the ‘Best Peer-to-Peer Platform for Savers’ award for 2017