Managing your pension

The lowdown on Armed Forces pensions

Monday, 07 November 2016 | Article

If you’re in the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, British Army or Royal Air Force, you can benefit from one of the best workplace schemes available.

Why it pays to have all your pension pots in one place

Thursday, 20 October 2016 | Article

Workers will have to take more responsibility for their workplace pensions, following the scrapping of a plan to allow savings to follow employees as they move jobs.

Will major pension reforms be put on the back burner?

Friday, 07 October 2016 | Article

The new Tory government evidently doesn't intend to prioritise pension reform in the way its predecessor did.

Watch out for further pension bashing

Monday, 19 September 2016 | Article

I'm no politician, nor desire to be one, but the repeated assaults from governments, past and present, on our private pensions come from a belief that savers continue to get far too good a deal.

Pensions trade body to 'rate' drawdown schemes

Thursday, 15 September 2016 | News

A new retirement quality mark (RQM) for income drawdown schemes has been launched by a subsidiary of the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA).

Annuity rates on track for worst ever year

Wednesday, 14 September 2016 | News

Annuity rates are on track to post their biggest ever annual fall, according to new research compiled by Moneyfacts.

Proposal for £500 advice at retirement is a 'gimmick', say Moneywise users

Wednesday, 14 September 2016 | News

Plans to enable retirees to take £500 tax-free from their pension to put towards advice have been hailed as a “gimmick” by the majority of users.

Retirees rejecting turbo-charged annuities

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 | News

Two-thirds of people accessing their pensions are failing to take up guaranteed annuity rates that pay recipients a super-charged income, according to Just Retirement.

Your retirement timeline

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 | Article

Ensure you're taking sensible steps prior to your retirement with our handy retirement timeline.