Articles by Marina Gerner

Why women have less than half the pension of their male colleagues

Wednesday, 21 March 2018 | News

The average amount in a woman’s workplace pension scheme is less than half that of their male colleagues (£53,000 compared to £120,000), according to a new report by Close Brothers Asset Management.

Will savers opt out of pensions next month?

Monday, 12 March 2018 | News

Next month the contributions levels of those auto-enrolled in a pension will rise from 2% to 5%, which has raised concerns there will be a sharp rise in the number of workers choosing to opt out of their pensions.

Complex Isa regime should be scrapped in favour of an 'Everything Isa'

Wednesday, 07 March 2018 | News

A group of MPs and savings experts have called on the government to scrap the current regime of multiple Isas in favour of an ‘Everything Isa’ instead.

Do you have a workplace pension? Your monthly take-home pay will fall from April

Monday, 05 March 2018 | News

Pension savers who are currently auto-enrolled will see their contributions rise from 2% to 5% at the start of the new tax year on April 6. 

The four biggest concerns UK investors are worried about

Wednesday, 28 February 2018 | News

A new survey reveals what investors see as the biggest threats to UK businesses.

Divorcees lose £3,800 a year in retirement

Monday, 26 February 2018 | News

Divorcees who plan to retire in 2018 will receive £3,800 less a year than their peers who never divorced, according to new research from Prudential. 

One third of people don’t recognise pension scams

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 | News

New research shows the difficulties of spotting a pension scam as fraudsters get more sophisticated.

Are UK households ready for an interest rate rise?

Wednesday, 14 February 2018 | News

A new report finds that while UK households look relatively well-placed to cope with an interest rate hike, policymakers have to account for lower income households that are already struggling to pay off their debts.

How to become an Isa millionaire

Wednesday, 14 February 2018 | Article

Saving and investing enough money to become a millionaire is quite an achievement.

Property still perceived as best way to save for retirement

Wednesday, 07 February 2018 | News

A new survey reveals that 49% of the population believe property is the number one way to make most of your money when saving for retirement.