Income in retirement

Online annuity brokers can fail to offer best deals

Thursday, 24 October 2013 | News

Shopping around through one of the growing number of online annuity brokers could mean you miss out on the best rates, warns specialist retirement adviser Key Retirement Solutions.

How to choose an annuity

Thursday, 17 October 2013 | Article


Annuity rates at a two-year high

Wednesday, 16 October 2013 | News

Annuity rates are now at a two-year high, having improved 12% since January, and by 6% in the third quarter of the year, according to MGM Advantage's annuity index.

What are the alternatives to annuities?

Thursday, 10 October 2013 | Article

Annuities are essentially an insurance policy - in exchange for your pension fund they will pay you a guaranteed income for the rest of your life.

Where next for annuity rates?

Wednesday, 09 October 2013 | Article

Make the right call on your annuity purchase with our experts’ Q&A

Investment-linked annuities "provide best of both worlds"

Monday, 16 September 2013 | News

Investment-linked annuities "potentially offer the best of both worlds" to retirees looking to maximise income, according to research by MGM Advantage.

Real cost of annuity purchase delay revealed

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 | News

If you delay your annuity purchase by two years in the hope annuity rates will rise, it could take you up to 41 years to recoup the income lost from those first two years, according to MGM Advantage.

Most pension savers risk losing out on annuity income

Monday, 12 August 2013 | News

Almost 80% of those nearing retirement think staying with their existing pension provider will ‘make no difference' to the amount of money they receive from their annuity.

Should you take a tax-free lump sum from your pension?

Wednesday, 31 July 2013 | Article

It's impossible to estimate how many conservatories, new cars and cruises have been bought with the tax-free cash investors can draw from their pension.

Annuity rates start to "make up lost ground"

Monday, 15 July 2013 | News

Annuity rates are rising, but their recovery has a long way to go yet, according to the latest Annuity Index from MGM Advantage.