Pensions

Moneywise Pension Awards 2017

Confused about what to do with your pension savings? We highlight which personal pension and self-invested personal pension (Sipp) providers are the best.

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).

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.

Moneywise users shun equity release

Thursday, 05 October 2017 | News

Eight in 10 (83%) Moneywise.co.uk users would avoid equity release to free up cash in their home, according to the results of our latest poll.

Is your final salary pension at risk?

Thursday, 12 October 2017 | News

Three million final salary pension savers have just a 50% chance of receiving their benefits in full, a new report by the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has warned.

Pensioners missing out on £2,000 of unpaid tax credit: How to claim

Thursday, 28 September 2017 | News

As many as 40% of pensioners are missing out on income in retirement by not claiming the pension credit they are owed.

Over 50s juggle supporting families with retirement plans

Wednesday, 27 September 2017 | News

One in five (19%) over 50s faces pressure to work for longer due to juggling their children’s or parents’ financial needs with their own retirement prospects, a new report has found. 

Ask the Experts: "How much will I get after I defer my state pension?"

Thursday, 21 September 2017 | Question and Answer

As you reached state pension age before 6 April 2016 – when the new state pension came into effect – you will receive the state pension on the basis of the old system.