Retirement lifestyle

The best discounts for the over-60s

Whether you are eating out, shopping or enjoying a day out there are plenty of discounts to tempt older customers. Make sure you aren’t missing out with our round up of the best deals.

20 ways to beat inflation

Wednesday, 03 May 2017 | Article

We are all feeling the pinch, as prices – from food to petrol – keep climbing higher. But there are still plenty of ways to minimise the impact of inflation on your spending power and your long-term savings.

My steps to retirement: a series of personal pension decisions

Wednesday, 01 March 2017 | Article

Follow Heather Connon, a financial journalist, as she winds down her job and begins to draw on her pension in the series below.

Money makeover: "I want to protect my assets for retirement in eight years' time"

Wednesday, 14 December 2016 | Article

Graeme Palmer, 52, lives in northeast London with his partner Geraldine. He aims to retire at 60.

‘How we are enjoying the pension freedoms’

Friday, 04 November 2016 | Article

Radical pension reform has ushered in an era of unprecedented pension flexibility that is enabling over 55s to retire their way.

Money makeover: "I'm keen to boost my retirement savings even if interest rates are low"

Monday, 24 October 2016 | Article

A recent inheritance has led Anthony to consider how best to invest his current assets in preparation for his retirement in a few years’ time.

Boost your state pension by plugging a National Insurance Contribution gap

Friday, 07 October 2016 | Article

New rules make it hard to work out how much state pension you’ll be entitled to. Here, we review your options if you haven’t paid in enough to get the full weekly flat rate of £155.65.

A third of retirees wait more than five years for their partner to retire

Monday, 19 September 2016 | News

Just 7% of couples retire at the same time, according to new research from Saga Investment Services.

More over-65s remaining in work

Thursday, 15 September 2016 | News

The UK workforce has more older workers than ever before, according to the latest government figures, with some 1.1million over 65s remaining in work.

Money makeover: "I want to ensure I'm saving efficiently for retirement"

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 | Article

This article was written in response to a reader’s financial situation.

Care costs increasing 10% faster than pensioner incomes

Wednesday, 17 August 2016 | News

The cost of living in a care home is increasing 10% faster than pensioner incomes, as average annual costs exceed £30,000 for the first time.