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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Care home provider Care UK faces legal action after refusing to pay customers £3 million in compensation over 'misleading' fees

Monday, 10 December 2018 | News

Care UK, one of the UK’s largest care home providers, is refusing to pay £3 million in compensation over claims it ripped off customers.

Just one in 10 eligible for Power of Attorney refund has claimed - make sure you don't miss out

Monday, 26 November 2018 | News

Just one in 10 people eligible for a Power of Attorney refund has claimed, according to a mutual insurer Royal London.

BBC warns unless over-75s pay for a TV licence it may have to "fundamentally change" with cuts to service

Tuesday, 04 December 2018 | News

The BBC says it may have to cut services unless over-75s start paying the licence fee, as it launched a consultation on the matter.

Your shout: "Moneywise saved me over £150 on my LPAs"

Friday, 26 October 2018 | Blog | By Hannah Nemeth

Each month we publish the best comments, emails and letters from our readers. Here are the best of September 2018

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.