Articles by Rachel Lacey

Pensions Dashboard gets green light

Thursday, 19 October 2017 | News

Pensions minister, Guy Opperman, has confirmed that the Pensions Dashboard is finally to be set in motion, with the Department for Work and Pensions taking up responsibility for the project.

Middle aged Brits heading for retirement nightmare

Thursday, 19 October 2017 | News

Middle aged Brits are failing to engage with pensions and risk an impoverished retirement, according to a new survey from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Scam watch: Consumers putting themselves at risk by giving away personal info

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 | News

Too many Brits are putting themselves at risk of fraud by giving out sensitive personal information.

One in five FTSE 100 pension schemes would struggle in a recession

Monday, 16 October 2017 | News

As many as one in five FTSE 100 companies would struggle to meet their commitments to their pension scheme during an economic downturn.

Farmers and hospitality workers least likely to have a pension

Monday, 09 October 2017 | News

People who work in agriculture or hospitality are least likely to have a pension, according to new research from the TUC.

Half of financial advisers are wrongly recommending pension transfers, regulator finds

Monday, 09 October 2017 | News

The Financial Conduct Authority is concerned that financial advisers are recommending pension transfers that may not be in the individual’s best interest.

31m at risk of dying without a will: Get yours written in Free Wills Month

Wednesday, 04 October 2017 | News

More than half of UK adults (60%) do not have a will, according to new research from Unbiased.

Over 50s cutting back in order to leave an inheritance

Thursday, 12 October 2017 | News

Older people are spending less on themselves in order to leave an inheritance for the younger generation, according to the latest research from Saga Money.

Scam watch: Banks better at busting fraud, but consumers must not drop their guard

Monday, 02 October 2017 | News

Fraudsters are finding it harder to rip off banks and their customers according to the latest data from UK Finance, a new trade association representing the banking industry.

Brace yourself for storm damage: Check your home insurance now

Friday, 29 September 2017 | News

Brits are bracing themselves for possible storm damage this weekend, with gale force winds and torrential rain expected should hurricanes Maria and Lee reach our shores.