Income in retirement

Best annuity rates this month

Monday, 14 November 2016 | Article

Whether you are using all or just some of your pension to buy an annuity, it's vital that you shop around to get the best rate and declare any health problems that could make you eligible for a better deal.

Retirees risk spending their savings too fast

Monday, 31 October 2016 | Article

The average amount that people think they can safely withdraw from their pension each year is 7%, according to new research from Retirement Advantage.

Concerns mount over secondary annuities market

Wednesday, 21 September 2016 | News

Six months away from the launch of the market for annuity resales, concerns are mounting that there may not actually be a market, because insurers are shying away from involvement.

Savers risk leaving their spouse short at retirement

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 | News

An increasing number of couples are not making any provision for pension payments to continue to the surviving partner in the event of their death, according to new research by Aegon.

Pension freedom withdrawals 'sensible' at 4% a year

Monday, 15 August 2016 | News

Figures from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) show that in the first full year since the pension freedoms began, the majority of retirees are being sensible.

Check out the best ways to beat inflation

Thursday, 28 July 2016 | Article

If the cost of living rose by 3% a year, the spending power of your money would halve in 25 years. At 5%, it would lose half its value in just 15 years.

One in three expect less generous state pension by the time they retire

Monday, 18 July 2016 | News

One in three UK workers fear the state pension will be less generous by the time they come to retire. This was one of the key findings in a survey by pensions and insurance firm Aegon UK.

Annuity rates go into Brexit freefall

Monday, 11 July 2016 | News

Annuity rates are continuing to plummet following the UK’s shock referendum result.

Pensioners enjoying nearly the same incomes as workers

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 | News

The gap between the incomes of pensioners and workers has narrowed substantially over the last 20 years, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Pension incomes vary by up to £12,000 a year

Thursday, 19 May 2016 | News

There is huge regional variation across the UK in the amount of pension income a retired household can expect, according to Fidelity International's Class of 2015 research.