Articles tagged "pensions"

  • pension changes being explained
    Last updated: 10/12/2015 - 12:20
    News by Rachel Lacey

    Millions of over-55s are unaware of the imminent changes to the UK state pension, according to new research from Aviva.

  • the-money-key
    Last updated: 10/12/2015 - 13:03
    Article

    The overhaul of the UK pension system has made income drawdown open to all. Find out how it works with our guide.

  • question piggy bank
    Last updated: 08/12/2015 - 13:17
    News by Michael Trudeau

    Savers who purchased generous government bonds exclusively available to those aged 65-plus at the start of the year will face a difficult decision in January as the one-year 'pensioner bonds' mature.

  • crushed bank notes
    Last updated: 08/12/2015 - 13:48
    News by Tom Wilson

    A quarter of people retiring between 2016 and 2030 will be worse off under the new state pension rules, according to estimates published today by the Department of Work and Pensions.

  • pensions tax
    Last updated: 24/11/2015 - 17:22
    Question and Answer

    Our expert financial planner discusses tax issues regarding the new pension freedoms.

  • Saving for retirement
    Last updated: 20/11/2015 - 18:13
    News by Rachel Lacey

    The number of workers saving in workplace pensions has risen by 70% since the introduction of auto enrolment in 2012, according to a new report from the Department of Work and Pensions.

  • pension-changes
    Last updated: 20/11/2015 - 13:14
    Article by Michelle McGagh

    A secure retirement in the shape of a gold-plated nest egg is what we all strive for, and it’s for this reason that final salary pensions are such a coveted perk. So whether you’re relying on one of these golden schemes for the bulk of your income or just a small part, find out everything you need to know with our guide.

  • inflation clouds
    Last updated: 18/11/2015 - 11:39
    News by Tom Wilson and Rebecca Jones

    Inflation stubbornly stuck in negative territory in October, with prices 0.1% lower over the year, according to the latest consumer price index (CPI) figures.

  • plasters board stacked with bills
    Last updated: 17/11/2015 - 17:16
    Question and Answer

    Our financial planning expert hands out advice to a Moneywise reader facing the difficult decision on what type of pension plan to plump for.

  • man with his pension bucket
    Last updated: 11/11/2015 - 10:58
    Article by Michelle McGagh

    In theory, anyone over 55 can access their pension savings but reluctant providers are discouraging people with their high charges.