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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  • Combine your old and lost pension pots into one online plan
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  • Make withdrawals online from the age of 55

Give free social care to all over-65s to help save the NHS £4.5 billion a year, says think tank

Thursday, 23 May 2019 | News

Free social care for everyone over-65s could save the NHS in England £4.5 billion a year, according to a think tank.

Can I cancel my annuity and take a lump sum?

Wednesday, 15 May 2019 | Question and Answer

Unfortunately, the decision to purchase an annuity is, in the vast majority of cases, irreversible so you would be unable to cancel it.

Direct cremations - the no-frills way to go

Tuesday, 07 May 2019 | Article

No one likes to think about their own funeral, but it is important to consider the costs. Direct cremations – which dispense with the pomp and ceremony of a traditional send-off – could save your family money.

Create a 'state pension for care' to fund social care crisis, says Damian Green MP

Tuesday, 30 April 2019 | News

Over 50s should pay a 1% surcharge on their national insurance contributions (NICs) to help fund the care crisis, says a new report.

Win £1,000: Take the Great British Retirement Survey

Thursday, 09 May 2019 | News

Take part in our new survey and you could be in with a chance of winning £1,000 or one of five £100 shopping vouchers.

"HMRC asked me to pay IHT on my mother’s Isa cash": Moneywise readers' best comments and letters

Wednesday, 13 February 2019 | Blog | By The Moneywise Team

Each month we publish the best comments, emails and letters from our readers the star of which will win a £50 M&S giftcard. Here are the best of January 2018

Inheriting a tidy sum? Spend it wisely

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 | Article

Has a relative or friend left you money in their will? If you’re not sure what to do with it, read our step-by-step guide to how to make the most of that extra cash

Elderly care postcode lottery: Over 65s in some areas are SIX TIMES more likely to get full funding than in others

Friday, 08 February 2019 | News

Over 65s face significant disparities in state-backed care depending on the area of the UK they live in.

How to Retire in Style 2019 on sale now: jargon-free guidance on your retirement - find out how to get your hands on a copy

Friday, 08 February 2019 | News

The 2019 issue of How to Retire in Style is on sale now.