Income in retirement

Annuity rates go into Brexit freefall

Tuesday, 12 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.

No compromise on state pension age for women

Thursday, 12 May 2016 | News

Women whose retirement prospects have been adversely affected by rapid changes to the state pension age have been told that hopes of a compromise solution is not workable.

Do you know your pension fact from pension fiction?

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 | Article

Fiction: If I buy an annuity, all my money will go back to the insurer when I die.

Nearly three in four think the state pension is enough to live on

Wednesday, 08 June 2016 | News

Nearly three in four (73%) people think the state pension alone would enable them to live comfortably in retirement, according to The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS) latest ‘Women and Pensions’ survey.

Tax revenues will be affected by pension reforms

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 | News

The Institute for Fiscal Studies released its Green Budget on 8 February.

Thousands of retirees enter 'drawdown captivity' as market falls hit pensions

Tuesday, 02 February 2016 | News

In the first six months following the introduction of pension freedoms in April 2015, over 43,000 drawdown plans have been sold, according to a report from retirement specialist Retirement Advantage.

Equity release surges in 2015

Tuesday, 26 January 2016 | News

Homeowners borrowed a record £1.61 billion through equity release schemes in 2015, according to the latest figures from the Equity Release Council.

2016's retirees expect to get £17,700 a year

Monday, 18 January 2016 | News

People retiring in 2016 expect to retire on £17,700, 4.1% more than those who retired in 2015, according to a new survey from Prudential.