Articles tagged "pensions"

  • Pensions
    Last updated: 25/06/2013 - 17:13
    Question and Answer by Justin Modray

    We advise a reader on the benefits and disadvantages of paying into a pension pot and possible annuity options.

  • Broken piggy bank
    Last updated: 17/06/2013 - 12:57
    News by Mark King

    Two thirds of retirees who rely on savings and investments to fund their retirement have seen their income fall in the last two years. On average, retirees have seen a drop in income of £2,400 a year, according to Investec Wealth & Investment.

  • Senior worker
    Last updated: 12/06/2013 - 16:34
    News by Holly Black

    The number of people aged 65 or over and still in employment has tipped over one million for the first time, according to the Office for National Statistics.

  • Pension wordsearch
    Last updated: 05/11/2013 - 17:39
    Article by Mark King

    The recession has seen a rise in fraudsters targeting and robbing people of their retirement savings. Mark King looks in detail at the pension liberators who could make your retirement a misery.

  • Old person with no money
    Last updated: 10/06/2013 - 16:45
    News by Mark King

    Annuity rates have plummeted by almost 30% since the Bank of England began a program of quantitative easing four years ago that was designed to kickstart the ailing British economy.

  • Worried pensioner
    Last updated: 10/06/2013 - 12:10
    News by Holly Black

    The average UK pensioner will have a shortfall of more than £4,600 per year compared with their retirement income expectations.

  • Old man worried
    Last updated: 05/06/2013 - 12:24

    Working people in the UK should expect a dramatic decline in their income when they retire, with the average income falling by more than a third, according to government figures.

  • Last updated: 04/06/2013 - 15:43
    Article by Ceri Jones

    Many public sector workers are confused about how much pension they will get in retirement. Ceri Jones assesses the proposed changes and who the probable winners and losers will be.

  • Last updated: 04/06/2013 - 15:28
    Question and Answer by Philip Pearson

    Our expert explains to a reader who may not live until the state retirement age whether they can give their pension to a beneficiary.

  • Pension
    Last updated: 04/06/2013 - 14:52
    News by Ruth Emery

    Employees automatically enrolled into a company pension will not have their retirement pot reduced by charges from consultants, the government has said.