Retirement lifestyle

A quarter of Moneywise users change plans to retire abroad following referendum

Friday, 14 July 2017 | News

A quarter (25%) of Moneywise users have changed their plans to retire abroad following the referendum vote for the UK to leave the European Union and the triggering of Article 50.

Older women should become apprentices, says new pensions minister

Thursday, 06 July 2017 | News

The new pensions minister, Guy Opperman has outraged women that have been caught out by rapid increases to the state pension age by suggesting that they take up apprenticeships in old age.

My steps to retirement: a series of personal pension decisions

Tuesday, 17 October 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

Monday, 10 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"

Thursday, 09 March 2017 | Article

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