Managing your pension

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.

How to plan for retirement in your 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 | Article

You now have more choice than ever over what you do with your pension savings. But to make the most of the new freedoms, you still need one crucial commodity – enough money.

Pension dashboard to be unveiled next spring

Monday, 12 September 2016 | News

The Treasury has secured agreement from 11 of the largest pension providers to launch a prototype of the pension dashboard by March 2017.

Hargreaves Lansdown backs out of secondary annuity market

Tuesday, 06 September 2016 | News

The UK’s largest annuity broker has confirmed that it will not launch a secondary annuity broking service, when the option to sell existing annuities becomes available next year.

The lowdown on NHS pensions

Friday, 02 September 2016 | Article

Continuing our series on different professions and their pension options, we examine the NHS Pension Scheme.

Government consults on £500 Pensions Advice Allowance

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 | News

The treasury has published a consultation on creating a Pensions Advice Allowance, enabling people to take £500 tax-free from their defined contribution (DC) pension to redeem against the cost of getting regulated financial...

Property is best for retirement, says Bank of England chief economist

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 | News

The Bank of England's chief economist Andy Haldane has claimed that property is a better investment for retirement than a pension, in a recent interview with the Sunday Times.