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Retiree income drops by two thirds

Retirees can expect to see their income drop by 66% when they leave the workplace, according to research from LV.

Business lending continues to fall

The annual rate of growth in lending to UK businesses decreased by £0.5 billion in the 3 months to February 2014, according to the Bank of England.

28,400 jobs for Northern Ireland economy

The Northern Ireland Centre for Economic Policy has predicted that 28,400 jobs will be created in Northern Ireland by 2018.

Saving not important for 1 in 10

More than 1 in 10 UK adults do not see the value of saving money for the future, according to a survey by thinkmoney.

Unemployment rate falls to 6.9 per cent

The unemployment rate fell by 77,000 to 2.24 million between December 2013 and February 2014, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics.

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