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Money talks

Our round-up of the latest news in finance Home security Two thirds of people would consider using equity in their homes as a source of income in later life, according to research by The Equity Release Council. “Over half of today’s 55-64 year olds believe that their property will play some part in their retirement […]

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Money talks

Our round-up of the latest news in finance All change Fed up with trying coin after coin in slot machines and parking meters? New 5p and 10p coins come into circulation this year, but these are made of steel rather than cupronickel, as the current coins are. The steel coins are 0.2mm thicker so many […]

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“I’m a very lucky man”

If taking care of your outdoor space sometimes seems like hard work, think of Chatsworth and the challenges and rewards of looking after a really, really big garden… For most people returning from holiday is a letdown, but the reverse is true for gardener Alan Froggatt. But then he does live and work on one […]

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Prepare for the known

It happens to us all eventually and even death comes with a big bill these days. But there are ways to cover it – and ways to choose the funeral you want, where you want The average funeral now costs just under £3,100, up 61 per cent in less than eight years, according to the […]

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X marks the spot…

Can ancient maps really lead you to buried treasure? Invest wisely and they may well prove worth their weight in gold, reports Linda Whitney If you find returns on savings and investments leave you with nowhere to go, it could pay to look at a map. Investing in antique maps is becoming more popular as […]

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Handle with care

Now is the time to take control of funding care for later life, says Linda Whitney It’s something many of us are thinking about – how our care in later life is managed and funded. A social care overhaul is in the offing, with the government due to give a progress report on last year’s […]

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