Retirement lifestyle

Oldest British Steel pensioners set to lose £10,000

Tuesday, 07 June 2016 | News

The oldest and most vulnerable members of the British Steel Pension Scheme could lose more than £10,000 if proposals from the government get the green light.

New retirees can't afford to leave inheritances

Thursday, 02 June 2016 | News

Under a third of new retirees say they will be able to leave their loved ones an inheritance when they die.

Will I get my late husband's state pension?

Thursday, 05 May 2016 | Question and Answer

“As you are female and born after 1953, the new state pension rules do apply to you. This means your state pension would normally be based on your own national insurance contributions (NICs) only.

Prepare for a lengthy retirement as Queen celebrates her 90th birthday

Thursday, 21 April 2016 | News

As the Queen turns 90, Moneywise warns that it’s vital you plan for your retirement now as it’s unlikely you’ll still be working until 90 as our Monarch has done.

Don't rely on the new state pension to fund your retirement

Thursday, 31 March 2016 | Article

Governments love to tinker with our pensions, rarely for better, often for worse. They simply can’t keep their greedy mitts off them. Shame.

Most people won't get the full state pension, warn MPs

Tuesday, 29 March 2016 | News

The majority of people retiring under the new state pension, which starts from 6 April, will not be eligible for the full rate of £155.65 a week, a group of MPs has warned.

A third of retirees will live for more than 30 years

Tuesday, 22 March 2016 | News

However, research from the company finds that retirees are highly likely to underestimate their life expectancy, with 25% of adults expecting to live between 16 and 20 years after retiring at 65 and 20% expecting to live for...

Time's not on women's side

Tuesday, 08 March 2016 | Article

Mary Williams, 60, was “horrified” to discover she has to wait six years longer than expected to...

Women's retirement pots half the size of men's

Tuesday, 01 March 2016 | News

Women have around half the pension savings of men, according to a new report from the TUC.

Pensions tax relief changes to fuel intergenerational tension

Monday, 22 February 2016 | News

Widely anticipated changes to pensions tax relief could fuel inter-generational tensions, warns investment platform Hargreaves Lansdown.