Finance in the News – w/c 05.04.21


Short summaries of recent articles we think you will find useful from some of the UK’s broadsheets.


Young people, their money and how all is not lost
The Covid generation is waking up to the predicament they find themselves in and sensing the need to do things differently.
Child benefit ‘mistake’ leaves 200,000 families at risk of state pension reduction
Parents could be eligible for higher retirement income relating to child benefit claims.
Will having a baby break my finances?
Money Clinic podcast experts tackle planning ahead for parenthood.
The return of the inflation spectre
Growing worries about the return of a long-forgotten bugbear highlight increasing risks for savers.
Rich People’s Problems: Cutting the cost of grooming is a false economy
Will you be rushing back to the salon, or relying on expensive gadgets to do the work?
Junior ISAs or NFTs? Dangers lurking for the digital generation
£9bn in child trust funds are maturing so let’s make it easier for their newly adult owners to carry on saving.


Second-home owners under siege
The taxman is coming for those who claim reliefs for holiday lets.
Invest with integrity and still get a good return
You no longer have to pay a hefty price when you follow your conscience.


How will the vaccine rollout affect house prices? Tel Aviv offers a clue
Britain’s economic outlook is uncertain, but the successful vaccine rollout provides a beacon of hope. So how soon will the property market feel the effects?
Tax hacks: new year, new tax codes – how to check you’re not overpaying
A wrong tax code can cause chaos for employees.
The rise of ‘double renting’: how to live in the countryside with an escape route back to the city
Meet the London homeowners who became village tenants, who want a taste of rural life with the option to move back.


“‘Raise my taxes – now!’: the millionaires who want to give it all away
As Covid widens the inequality gap, an international league of the super-rich is urging governments to take their money.
How green is your ‘green’ energy tariff?
Suppliers accused of misleading consumers by offering renewable deals that are only green on paper.

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