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Many women affected by changes to the state pension age have no doubt been left disappointed this week, after three Court of Appeal judges ruled that up to four million women had not been discriminated against when their state pension age was altered to be in line with men.

Following the unanimous verdict, the founder of the campaign group Backto60, Joanne Welch, described the decision as "unconscionable". For more reaction to this judgement, click on the first story below.

Elsewhere this week

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Pension Awareness Day


Pension Awareness
It’s Pension Awareness Day and the NPC are backing the campaign to raise awareness as research from @MoneyPensionsUK shows over half of recent retirees wish they’d started planning their retirement finances earlier.
3 million over-50s will leave planning retirement finances to final two years before stopping work
Over a third of over-50s leave
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Welcome to September's edition of Your Money Roundup

It's the start of a brand new month and we’re back to help you get on top of your finances.

We want to help where we can with our money-saving tips so you can make your money go further and get on top of your bills.

Why not sign up to our monitors and alerts to help your financial wellbeing? Then you can relax knowing you’re in control

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We can’t let Tesco get away with this. 

Instead of facing up to its role in Amazon deforestation, the supermarket just launched a defensive ad campaign on social media. [1] They’re posting misleading claims about being on course to hit their ‘target of zero deforestation for soy animal feed through certification’.

Tesco might hope that people won’t care enough to read the details, so here’s

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Probability of Winning the Lottery
EuroJackpot 1 : 95,000,000 1 : 26
EuroMillions 1 : 139,838,160 1 : 13
PowerBall 1 : 292,201,338 1 : 25
MegaMillions 1 : 302,575,350 1 : 24


1 in 24,500
On the surface, Premium Bonds don't look complex.
NS&I happily lists the chance of one bond winning a prize in a month 


Foreign Curbs Cut Into Chinese Overseas M&A

Meanwhile, western investors see bright Chinese future


By: Toh Han Shih

For the first time in a decade, Chinese outbound mergers and acquisitions have fallen below inbound M&A as scrutiny of Chinese investment has increased by recipient countries including the US, Sweden, France, Germany and Australia. At the same time, however, western firms have been piling into China, with announced foreign

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Stock markets are overvalued, fund managers warn

Almost 80pc of investment managers warn stocks are overvalued as markets become detached from the real economy

A record share of investors fear the stock market is overvalued after a summer surge erased losses triggered by Covid-19 despite the economic damage

Gold Price Forecast – Gold Markets Show Signs of Strength at Support



Gold markets rallied a bit during the trading session on Monday, as the $1675 level continues offer support. The 50 day EMA is just above, so that is something worth paying attention to as well. If we can break above the 50 day EMA, which is currently at the $1700 level, then I think it is highly likely the gold will try to recover towards the top of the range, perhaps as high as $1750. I also see a short-term resistance barrier in the form

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Coronavirus: £6bn claimed by 2 million self-employed under government scheme

Senior City Correspondent, Yahoo Finance UK
18 May 2020
Chancellor Rishi Sunak makes a statement in the House of Commons on the government's economic package in response to the coronavirus outbreak. (House of Commons/PA via Getty)

In Britain 2 million self-employed people have claimed income

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Saudi Arabia to impose austerity measures amid coronavirus crisis, oil collapse  

Monday, 11 May 2020 10:36 AM  [ Last Update: Monday, 11 May 2020 11:09 AM ]
US Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) (L) talks with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) during a rally with fellow Democrats before voting on H.R. 1, or the People Act, on the East Steps of the US Capitol on March 08, 2019 in Washington, DC. (AFP photo)
A handout picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace on March 8, 2020 shows Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz reading documents at the Royal Palace in the capital Riyadh. (Photo by AFP)

Saudi Arabia is set to suspend a cost-of-living allowance for state employees and increase

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Wealth tax rise could raise £174bn to tackle Covid-19, expert says


UK taxes should be central to debate on paying for pandemic, suggests Richard Murphy

Terraced housing in Chelsea, London

Murphy suggested a capital gains tax on former main residences passed on after death. Photograph: Andrew Parker/Alamy

The government has the potential to raise up to £174bn a year to help cope with the Covid-19 crisis if

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