Articles tagged "pensions"

  • Tin full of coins
    Last updated: 22/04/2014 - 14:51
    Article by Mark King

    Chancellor George Osborne unveiled a Budget boost for Britain's savers, investors and pensioners in late-March, with a series of announcements that took consumers, the media and the personal finance industry by surprise.

  • Pension squeeze
    Last updated: 23/04/2014 - 09:54
    Article by Andrew Pitts

    Call me a cynic, but if something looks too good to be true, it probably is - and pensions freedom looks to me a prime example.

  • Toolbox
    Last updated: 16/04/2014 - 16:45
    Article by Rachel Lacey

    For the vast majority of people the best way to save for retirement is with a pension.

  • Pensions
    Last updated: 16/04/2014 - 16:47
    Article by Rachel Lacey

    For most people the best way to save for retirement is with their company or workplace pension because there is a good chance your employer will make contributions on your behalf (and if they don't do so now, they will do soon following a change of pensions legislation that will force all employers to pay in to company schemes by 2018).

  • Pension definition
    Last updated: 16/04/2014 - 16:47
    Article by Rachel Lacey

    For the vast majority of people, the best way to build a retirement fund is to save in the pension provided for them by their employer.

  • Boxing gloves
    Last updated: 23/07/2014 - 11:42
    Article by Rachel Lacey

    Pensions and Isas are both a great way for tax savvy investors to save, but which vehicle is the best for building up your retirement fund?

  • Rules
    Last updated: 28/10/2014 - 16:27
    Article by Rachel Lacey

    Pensions are a tax-efficient way to save for your retirement but there are a lot of rules surrounding how much you can pay, what tax relief you'll get and how you come to access it when you retire.

  • Houses and coins
    Last updated: 16/04/2014 - 15:43
    Article by Rachel Lacey

    One-in-three people plan to use property to pay for their retirement, according to a recent survey.

  • Piggy bank
    Last updated: 01/04/2014 - 13:59
    News by Jacqui Canham

    Almost 12,000 people per month are trying to trace lost pension pots in 2013/14 through the Pension Tracing Service (PTS), according to research by law firm Pinsent Masons. This is a rise of 83% since 2010/11, and represents a four-year high.

  • Piggy Bank
    Last updated: 28/03/2014 - 14:16
    News by Rob Goodman

    A fifth of women and 12% of men approaching retirement age have no pension savings and will rely solely on their state pension to make ends meet, a shock report has found.