Weekly Round-Up – Friday 11th November 2016

Informed Choice Weekly Round-UpHappy Friday, readers! It’s time to catch up.

Here are some of the things that we covered at Informed Choice this week.

On the blog this week

An influential committee of MPs has recommended the State Pension triple-lock should be scrapped.

New figures from the ONS have highlighted the changing shape of family life in the UK, with home alone over 65s and full nest parents having implications for retirement and financial planning.

As a company, we remain entirely neutral in a political sense. We do however have some concerns about how the US election might impact you and, in particular, your investment portfolio.

Impact investing, once a niche area of the investment market, appears to be entering the mainstream.

The latest podcast episodes

A traditional economics education is failing to equip us for future challenges. Cahal Moran, chairman of the Post-Crash Economics Society and co-author of The Econocracy, explains why.

Craig Palfrey, author of The Wealth Secret, shares this thoughts on restoring the savings habit in adulthood.

Can you save for retirement without using a pension? Martin talks about this and brings you a weekly roundup of the latest personal finance news.

Informed Choice in the press

Standard Life has completed its acquisition of AXA Elevate, creating the largest wrap platform in the UK. Martin comments for Money Marketing on potential teething problems ahead.

Before you go

To celebrate the Cranleigh Christmas Lights switch-on, we are giving away 100 tiny Christmas Trees on Saturday 19th November. Do pop along to Sundial House on the day to say hello and pick up your free tree!

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