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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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.

Power of attorney blocked by major banks

Monday, 23 July 2018 | News

Banks are making life difficult for people acting as attorneys and are often inconsistent in the advice they give, according to research by Which?.

Money makeover: “How can we prepare as a family for the next stage of life?”

Friday, 20 July 2018 | Article

We help a couple think about the best options for when their children leave home and they look towards retirement

Millions of people risk financial chaos by refusing to talk about death

Thursday, 19 July 2018 | News

A reluctance to talk about death means many over 55s could be missing out on the opportunity to sort out their finances before they die.

Active investment the key to an early retirement

Thursday, 12 July 2018 | News

Savers who engage with their pension and choose where their money is invested enjoy greater returns than those who don’t, according to new analysis from Hargreaves Lansdown.

Equity release hits £9.5m a day as more retirees help out their kids

Thursday, 12 July 2018 | News

Retired homeowners released £1.71 billion worth of property wealth in the first six months of 2018, up by 37% on the previous year, according to latest analysis of the equity release sector.

Surrey pensioners pay most tax

Monday, 09 July 2018 | News

Surrey pensioners are paying £945 million in in tax every year, according to a Freedom of Information request from mutual insurer and pensions firm Royal London.

Health and welfare decisions ‘left to chance’ as over-65s fail to set up LPAs

Friday, 06 July 2018 | News

Millions of people are leaving their long-term health and welfare decisions to chance, leading to a warning of a looming ‘incapacity crisis’ from a specialist solicitors group and leading think tank.