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Why women sometimes struggle to save for their retirement – and what can be done about it

in Financial education, Investments, Later life, Retirement planning, Thought leadership

Saving for retirement ahead of all the other daily pressures on finances can be tough. The challenge can be particularly difficult for women who take time out of work to raise a family. Research suggests that only 50 per cent of women in their 30s work full–time, compared with 81 per cent of men of the same age.

Tax Tip: July 2016

in Investments, Tax
The next time you move house, you could let out, rather than sell, your old home so that the rent covers the mortgage interest and other expenses. When you eventually sell this property, the proportion of the gain relating to the period when it was occupied as your main home will be exempt from tax. [...]