Income in retirement

Make your pension last a lifetime

More and more people are reaching retirement and choosing to keep at least some of their pension invested to carry on growing their savings and to keep their options open.

Pensions made simple with PensionBee

  • Combine your old and lost pension pots into one online plan
  • Take complete control and have 24/7 access to your pension balance
  • Your own dedicated BeeKeeper (account manager)
  • Make withdrawals online from the age of 55

Three quarters of over-55s risk a poorer retirement because they don't know smoking and bad health can RAISE annuity payments

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 | News

Retirees are at risk of receiving lower rates when purchasing annuities because the vast majority incorrectly believe disclosing health conditions will reduce the income they can receive.

Landmark ruling could see pension savers in ill health stung by a stealthy 40% inheritance tax charge

Friday, 19 October 2018 | News

The bereaved families of pension savers could be hit with an unexpected IHT bill, following a controversial landmark ruling.

UK is sitting on a £20 billion lost pensions mountain - are you owed thousands of pounds?

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 | News

The UK is sitting on a “lost pensions mountain” worth nearly £20 billion, according to estimates from an insurance industry body.

State pension 2019: Retirees will get an extra £220 next year, new figures reveal

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 | News

The state pension will rise by around £4.25 a week or £220 a year from next April, new figures reveal. 

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn commits to triple lock on state pension

Thursday, 27 September 2018 | News

Jeremy Corbyn has committed to maintaining the triple lock on the state pension should the Labour Party win the next general election.

Surge in equity release lending as number of products doubles

Tuesday, 25 September 2018 | News

The number of over-55s using equity release to unlock cash in their homes has surged in the past year, driven by increased competition and innovation, a new report has revealed.

Public sector pensions triple the size of private sector counterparts

Tuesday, 28 August 2018 | News

Public sector workers will retire on pensions that are three times larger than those working in the private sector, research from campaign group the Taxpayers’ Alliance has found.

HMRC repays £334m in overpaid tax since pension freedoms launch

Wednesday, 01 August 2018 | News

HMRC has repaid £334 million in overpaid tax to over-55s since the introduction of the pension freedoms in April 2015.

One in four workers over 40 fears outliving their savings more than death

Monday, 30 July 2018 | News

One in four workers aged over 40 fears outliving their savings more than dying, new research from Leeds Building Society shows.

Ditch the triple lock: state pension should rise in line with earnings, say MPs

Thursday, 26 July 2018 | News

State pension should rise in line with earnings, while “fundamental reform” of pensions tax relief is needed, according to an influential cross-party parliamentary committee of MPs.