Retirement lifestyle

Plan ahead for a singular retirement

Moneywise explains the key issues you need to consider if you’re retiring on your own.

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Free TV licences for over-75s could be scrapped

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 | News

Over 75s may have to pay the licence fee in future, as study reveals prohibitive cost of funding the concession. 

Surge in equity release lending as number of products doubles

Tuesday, 25 September 2018 | News

The number of over-55s using equity release to unlock cash in their homes has surged in the past year, driven by increased competition and innovation, a new report has revealed.

Far fewer pensioners living in poverty than previously thought, according to new commission

Monday, 17 September 2018 | News

People with disabilities are the most likely to be living in poverty, while “far fewer” pensioners are living in poverty than had previously been estimated.

Pensions Awareness Day: Brits dream of travel in retirement, but their savings could let them down

Friday, 14 September 2018 | News

Travel and holidays remain the number one retirement aspiration for Brits, according to Vitality Invest, with half of Brits (47%) planning to see the world when they finally quit the rat race.

Scam watch: beware 'free pension review' cold calls

Tuesday, 04 September 2018 | News

Pensioners are being warned to be on the lookout for bogus phone calls from scammers offering them a free pension review.

English care system outdated and underfunded, Age UK warns

Wednesday, 29 August 2018 | News

Charity Age UK has condemned the English care system for being outdated and underfunded compared to other developed countries.

Care Isa proposal "won’t solve care crisis"

Monday, 20 August 2018 | News

Proposals to launch a ‘Care Isa’ to fund social care costs have attracted criticism, with commentators arguing that it would only benefit a small minority of the population and complicate the Isa system.

Two thirds of over-50s workers put retirement plans on hold

Monday, 13 August 2018 | News

The majority of workers who are aged 50 and over plan to retire later than they would have expected to 10 years ago, according to Aviva.

Inquiry launched into pension charges and transparency

Monday, 06 August 2018 | News

An inquiry into the cost and transparency of pensions has been launched by the Work and Pensions Committee.

The long road to reach a pensions cold-calling ban

Wednesday, 25 July 2018 | Article

Savers continue to wait for a ban on pension cold calling to take force as the government has yet again delayed implementation.