Managing your pension

Your top 10 pensions questions answered

From tax-free cash to allowances, transfers and annuities, we tackle your top 10 questions on the current pension rules and what they mean for your income options in retirement.

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  • Combine your old and lost pension pots into one online plan
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  • Make withdrawals online from the age of 55

About to retire? It’s time to make the most of your pension freedoms

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 | Article

Until April 2015, retirees faced a fairly stark choice with their pensions. The majority turned their lifetime savings into an income for life by buying an annuity.

Making your mind up: where to go for advice and guidance

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 | Article

The good news is that if you’re approaching retirement you now have so many options open to you, but this can lead to confusion. We explain where to go for expert help

MPs savage 'feeble' regulators over Carillion's collapse

Wednesday, 16 May 2018 | News

A damning report by MPs has condemned not only the directors of Carillion, but also key regulators and the company’s auditors, who did little to prevent the collapse of the company in January.

50 ways to boost your savings income: boost your retirement income

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 | Article

Here are 10 ways to boost your savings by boosting your retirement income

Record number of employees are saving towards a pension

Wednesday, 09 May 2018 | News

Nearly 10 million people are now saving for a pension – a new record according to latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) analysis published today.

Call for employer-arranged pension advice to be doubled to £1,000

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 | News

Employers are calling for help from the government when it comes to providing pension advice to workers, a new survey by a pensions provider has revealed.

Self-employed workers lose out on pension savings, says think tank

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 | News

Self-employed workers are very worried about their lack of retirement savings, a think tank has warned.

"Should I transfer my Isa into a Sipp?"

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 | Article

A 69-year-old reader wants to know if a personal pension’s tax benefits make it a better option for him.

Retirees refuse to spend and splurge

Friday, 20 April 2018 | News

Only one in 10 over-55s who has quit work since April 2015 admits to overspending. This is despite the introduction of the pension freedoms that give savers free access to their retirement savings once they turn 55.

Pensions tax relief must be overhauled, says RSA

Thursday, 19 April 2018 | News

A new report from the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) is calling for an overhaul of the tax relief offered to savers paying money into a pension in order to help tackle low levels of retirement saving among the self-employed.