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Watch out - don't pay emergency tax on your pension!
If you take a lump sum out of your pension, you may pay emergency tax

If you take the whole lot out, you'll have to claim the tax back


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Sorting out the finances of an elderly parent

How can you prepare ahead to minimise the difficulties?

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How to complain and get results

There are ways that can help get your case resolved

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You can now make phone appointments for Pension Wise guidance

How will the government's pensions guidance work and what help will it provide you?

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If your mobile's stolen, you'll only have to pay for £100 of calls

But the cap only applies if you report the phone stolen within 24 hours is a voluntary scheme

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If you have a pensions annuity you may be able to sell it

The government announced the change for existing pensioners. How could it work?

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If you’ve got a problem and you’d like some help, why not contact a money expert?

Whether you want to find out how to get the best mortgage, are worried about your debts, have an elderly parent who needs care or don't see eye-to-eye with your partner over money, one of SavvyWoman's panel of experts can help.

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Hiring clothes, shoes and bags...
How much will you pay and where can you hire from?
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Joint accounts - watch out if you and your partner split up
Your bank may not help you
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The state pension age rise to 66 - when will you get your pension?
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Buying a property in the country - what do you need to know?
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Paying using your mobile
What are the options?
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