55% – Chancellor George Osborne this week abolished the 55% tax on pension funds at death, allowing savers to pass on the unused defined contribution pension to any nominated beneficiary.
£38 million – Motorists could pay up to £38 million more in tax when they sell vehicles privately following new rules introduced by the DVLA, according to the RAC.
1 in 8 – Proportion of British over 50’s who say they have been targeted by pension fraudsters, Fidelity says.
1/4 – A quarter of British mortgage holders to know do not know what their current mortgage interest rate is, according to Money Advice.
14% – The proportion of Brits who say they have never told their partner how much wages they earn, according to a Prudential survey.
1 in 10 – 10% of Scots say they paid their last month’s electricity or gas bill using a loan or credit card, according to the Debt Advisory Centre.
£14.7 billion – capital outflow from the PIMCO Total Return fund after the departure of fund manager and PIMCO founder Bill Gross.
£125,796 – Average premium in house prices in the National Parks of England and Wales in 2014 compared with county averages, according to Lloyds Banking Group.