Articles by Rachel Lacey

Annuity rates up nearly a fifth in two years, after post-Brexit referendum crash

Monday, 17 September 2018 | News

The income 65-year olds can get from a £100,000 pension is up by 19% since rates bottomed out on 15th September 2016, just months after the UK voted to leave the EU.

Far fewer pensioners living in poverty than previously thought, according to new commission

Monday, 17 September 2018 | News

People with disabilities are the most likely to be living in poverty, while “far fewer” pensioners are living in poverty than had previously been estimated.

Pensions Awareness Day: Brits dream of travel in retirement, but their savings could let them down

Friday, 14 September 2018 | News

Travel and holidays remain the number one retirement aspiration for Brits, according to Vitality Invest, with half of Brits (47%) planning to see the world when they finally quit the rat race.

Low earners to get 50% savings bonus with Help to Save scheme

Wednesday, 12 September 2018 | News

Low earners are to finally be given access to a new government savings scheme that offers generous incentives to put money away.

Guaranteed annuity rates: retirees rejecting £3 billion in pension guarantees

Friday, 14 September 2018 | News

Over 55s are shunning valuable guarantees on pensions in their scramble to cash them in for lump sums.

Water companies plan to cut bills for millions of customers

Tuesday, 04 September 2018 | News

Millions of households can look forward to a reduction in their water bills, while more vulnerable customers will become eligible for help paying for their water supply.

Moneywise Pension Awards 2018

Wednesday, 12 September 2018 | Article

Chosen by a panel of independent judges, Moneywise salutes the pension providers that give you the features you need and the returns you want

Make the most of childcare vouchers while you can

Monday, 20 August 2018 | News

Time is running out for parents to take advantage of the childcare voucher scheme before it closes to new members on 4 October.

One in three Brits worried about sudden financial shock

Thursday, 16 August 2018 | News

One in three Brits says they do not think they have the means to cope with a sudden financial shock or loss of income.

Scam watch: ID fraud levels down but scammers trying new tricks

Thursday, 16 August 2018 | News

Levels of identity fraud have fallen for the first time since 2014, according to the latest data from fraud prevention service, Cifas.