Income in retirement

Can I invest my pension in property rather than buy an annuity?

Tuesday, 26 November 2013 | Question and Answer

I certainly would not recommend you restrict yourself to looking only at an annuity (although checking what is available from the whole of the market, including impaired life and enhanced annuities, should be a key part of...

Annuity system isn't working, say financial advisers

Wednesday, 13 November 2013 | News

Seven out of 10 advisers say that the annuity system is failing retirees, according to research from Skandia.

Are you eligible for an enhanced annuity?

Wednesday, 30 October 2013 | Article

While medical problems and bad habits like smoking typically mean you pay more for life, health and travel insurance, when it comes to annuities it pays to 'fess up to vices and conditions that affect your wellbeing.

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

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 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?

Tuesday, 30 May 2017 | Article

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

Investment-linked annuities "provide best of both worlds"

Tuesday, 17 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.