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Informed Choice Radio - personal finance peace of mind with Martin Bamford


May 26, 2017

This week on the show, ahead of the general election on 8th June, I'm talking about what the political party manifestos mean for your money.

I take a closer look at pledges for the state pension, adult social care, house building and income tax.

Personal finance news

-The Serious Fraud Office has launched an investigation into a series of pension liberation scams.

-The number of UK property sales fell significantly during April, suggesting a slowdown in the market.

-UK economic growth has been revised down for the first quarter, with the services sector losing momentum.

-Levels of house building in England have reached their highest level in a decade.

-People over pension age are the fastest growing group of cohabitees, according to new analysis by Royal London.

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