Mar 10, 2017
In this episode of the podcast, I take a look at everything you need to know about the final Spring Budget which took place on Wednesday lunchtime.
I talk about the current state of the economy, changes to personal taxation for shareholders and the self-employed, and what the Budget means for pensions.
Personal finance news update
-Unclaimed cash lying dormant in investment accounts could provide a £2bn windfall for charities and community causes.
-Women in some ethnic groups have narrowed the gender pay gap and overtaken the earnings power of men.
-The estate agents Foxtons has reported a 23% fall in revenue from its property sales during 2016.
-New research has found 40% of people over 40 have no idea of the cost of a basic lifestyle in retirement.
-The squeeze on family and public finances will continue until well into the 2020s, according to a prominent think tank.
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