Paul Lewis

Paul Lewis

Best known as the presenter of Money Box and Money Box Live on BBC Radio 4, Paul is an award-winning financial journalist and broadcaster. He is Saga Magazine’s longest serving contributor, having written for and edited its money section since 1984.

Latest Articles from Paul

Mature couple seeking advice from a financial advisor
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Do you need a financial adviser?

Paul Lewis looks at where to get trustworthy financial advice.

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Senior couple in a kayak on a lake in a forest
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6 things to do before you’re 60

Tick off Paul Lewis’s list for the best chance of living happily ever after

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Miniature house in a mouse trap
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Changes to probate fees in 2019

Paul Lewis on the changes to probate fees that will affect 200,000 estates

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Piggy bank wrapped in a chain fastened with a padlock
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Can you trust a trust?

Will a trust protect your assets from inheritance tax? Paul Lewis thinks not.

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An illustration of handing a house to another to represent inheritance tax
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Paul Lewis' guide to inheritance tax (IHT)

Work out how much inheritance tax will be due and how to reduce your liability.

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The care home fee trap

Worried about paying for care? Steer clear of risky schemes says Paul Lewis

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The probate fee increase

What is the probate fee increase, and how will it affect you?

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Giving money away is the safest way to make a gift to your family
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How to give money to your children

Paul Lewis' guide to the tax consequences and pitfalls of giving money away.

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Giving money as a gift

Paul Lewis looks at the different ways to give money as a gift.

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