Income in retirement

Should you cash in your gold-plated pension?

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 | Article

Despite the pension freedoms, final salary schemes don’t allow you to access the cash in your pension pot. But before you decide to transfer out, make sure you understand what you’ll be giving up.

Money makeover: "We want to protect our family and plan for retirement"

Sunday, 28 May 2017 | Article

Peter and Toni Hawkins (pictured below) want to consolidate their pensions and find the right protection policy now that they are mortgage-free.They live in Stevenage, Hertfordshire with their two children, Tom, 13, and...

Money makeover: "We want to protect our family and plan for retirement"

Tuesday, 31 January 2017 | Article

Peter and Toni Hawkins (pictured below) want to consolidate their pensions and find the right protection policy now that they are mortgage-free.They live in Stevenage, Hertfordshire with their two children, Tom, 13, and...

How to pick the right income drawdown plan for you

Thursday, 17 November 2016 | Article

One thing that quickly became very clear after the pension freedoms were launched in April 2015 was that large number of retirees would want to carry on investing.

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

Friday, 23 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.