Articles tagged "pensions"

  • Pound coins falling
    Last updated: 04/06/2014 - 16:34
    Article by Rachel Lacey

    Using income drawdown to turn your pension fund into your retirement income offers retirees control, flexibility and the potential to carry on growing your money. But it's not for everyone - find out more with our guide.

  • Retirement
    Last updated: 04/06/2014 - 16:34
    Article by Rachel Lacey

    Anyone who had planned to retire before April 2015 now has tough choices to make. Do you stick with your original plans or put your retirement on hold until the rules that limit the way we use our retirement savings aren't just relaxed but consigned to history?

  • Last updated: 22/09/2014 - 12:32
    Question and Answer

    Our pensions expert advises a reader on how long it is worth paying into an employer’s benefit scheme.

  • Pension
    Last updated: 29/07/2014 - 16:19
    Article by Ruth Jackson

    The Chancellor has announced a shake-up in the way retirees can take income from their pensions. So how will it affect you?

  • Top up pension
    Last updated: 14/05/2014 - 16:56
    Article by Rachel Lacey

    Whether your annual pension statement has given you the heebie-jeebies or you're just feeling flush, most of us will need to review the amount we save into our pensions and start topping up our contributions at some point.

  • Pension plan
    Last updated: 14/05/2014 - 16:56
    Article by Rachel Lacey

    Once you have set up your pension, chosen your funds and started making regular contributions, the hard work is done.

  • Old man
    Last updated: 14/05/2014 - 16:57
    Article by Rachel Lacey

    Despite a plethora of investment choices, 84% of savers are relying on their pension provider's default fund to save for their retirement.

  • Pension funds
    Last updated: 14/05/2014 - 16:57
    Article by Rachel Lacey

    Your pension is ultimately your most important investment. It's all about building up the fund that you'll be living off once you stop working and determines the lifestyle you'll eventually lead.

  • Pension review
    Last updated: 14/05/2014 - 17:17
    Article by Rachel Lacey

    Retirement planning, unfortunately, doesn't stop when you start paying into your pension.

  • Pension options
    Last updated: 13/05/2014 - 16:45
    Article by Ceri Jones

    The new freedoms announced by chancellor George Osborne in the 2014 Budget will allow everyone with a pension to stay in investments able to generate a decent return at a time when their pension pot is at its largest and best placed to grow.