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Election special - what do the main parties' manifestos say?
Read my bullet point guide to the financial policies of each party

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Watch some short videos I've put together - and others I've selected - to help you get more from your money.

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Pension changes from April explained

What are the options for taking your money?

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How to transfer a cash ISA - and what not to do

If you're after a better interest rate, follow these simple steps

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Get free pensions guidance from Pension Wise

If you can take advantage of 'pension freedoms' make sure you use Pension Wise for help

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Plagued by cold callers? What can you do?

If you're fed up with cold callers, there are things you can do to reduce the calls.

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Saving money - how to get on top of your finances

If you want to pay off your debts and start to save, what's the best way to begin?

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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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What's changing at the start of the new tax year?
Will you be better or worse off?
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The history of the state pension - what you need to know
Who raised the state pension age and when was the pension introduced?
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10 things you need to know about making a claim to the savings compensation scheme
How can it help you?
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If you're taking a lump sum from your pension you may be taxed under the emergency code
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Why you should have a will
What happens if you don't have one?
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The material provided on this website is general information that is intended for general guidance and is not suitable for professional advice.
You should always obtain independent financial advice.


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