Income in retirement

Male annuity payouts could fall by £10,000

Friday, 21 December 2012 | News

Male pensioners could see their annuity payouts reduced by up to £10,000 over the lifetime of their retirement, thanks to an EU Directive that comes into effect on 21 December.

Annuity rates fall for fifth straight year

Monday, 10 December 2012 | News

Annuity rates are set to fall for the fifth consecutive year and could tumble to their biggest annual drop since 2002.

Autumn Statement: Government U-turn on capped drawdown limit

Friday, 07 December 2012 | News

The government today announced that the maximum income limit for capped drawdown would be pushed back up from 100% to 120% of the value of an equivalent annuity.

The best annuity providers in 2013

Tuesday, 18 September 2012 | Article

We spend decades squirreling away money for our retirement, however if you fail to do your research when you buy your annuity you stand to undo all that hard work and could end up living on a lower income than you needed to....

The new pension option to boost your retirement income

Thursday, 19 July 2012 | Article

Most avid Moneywise readers will know that they should not rush straight into buying the first annuity they are offered on retirement because a much better deal will invariably be available if they shop around, particularly...

Annuity rates down 14% over three years

Tuesday, 10 July 2012 | News

Overall annuity rates have fallen by 14% in three years, and conventional rates have dropped more than 2% since March.

Six options to improve your pension pot income

Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | Article


Seven steps to take towards a better pension

Tuesday, 03 April 2012 | Article

Most people looking to retire this year will receive a fraction of the income previous generations enjoyed.

Moneywise launches Compare Annuities

Monday, 27 February 2012 | Blog | By

We are pleased to announce that our annuities comparison service is now live.  We have forever been urging our readers to shop around for...

Pensioners sacrificed for questionable experiment

Tuesday, 21 February 2012 | Blog | By Johanna Gornitzki

Just how much money can you squeeze out of a would-be pensioner? A lot it seems, according to the governor of the Bank of England (BoE),  Sir Mervyn King, and his cronies.