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This week’s roundup includes news of a lack of uptake for the government’s marriage tax breaks, a rise in the amount that young people are spending on housing compared with older generations, news of a debt bubble risk from the Bank of England and a widening gap in motor insurance quotes between men and women.

This week’s roundup includes calls for savers across the UK to consider smaller banks, news that delays to Universal Credit payments are leading to rent arrears for many, an expected rise to UK rental prices and wages rising faster than house prices in parts of the UK.

This week’s roundup includes news of new-build retirement homes selling at a loss, a continued decline in annuity sales, a widespread lack of awareness among consumers regarding the cost of broadband, and calls for the suspension of a major pension reform. Half of new-build retirement homes sell

Investment Manager Mike Deverell discusses the decision to switch from the Woodford fund to the Rathbone Income fund.