Retirement lifestyle

What should I do with £75,000 I've inherited once I retire?

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 | Question and Answer

The most suitable option for you will depend on your plans and financial requirements over the next few years.

Retirees look to continue work as cost of retirement rises

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 | News

The average annual cost of living in retirement has grown to £11,200 as of 2015, up 8% compared to 2014.

Stagnant wages hitting pension pots and retirement plans

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 | News

People face working two extra years to make up for shortfalls in pension contributions resulting from the failure of wage growth to keep pace with inflation over recent years, according to retirement specialist MGM Advantage...

Will I still get my pension contributions tax-free?

Tuesday, 03 February 2015 | Question and Answer

Redundancy payments arising from “loss of office”, which are not contractual or expected, or not in return for services, are tax-free on the first £30,000. This includes voluntary redundancy.

17% of retirees to take the money and run

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 | News

Almost one in 10 pension savers plan to withdraw the entire value of their pension pot and put it into a cash savings account when they retire.

One quarter of working over-55s expect never to retire

Monday, 01 December 2014 | News

More than one in four over-55s in the UK expect they will never be able to retire fully for fear of running out of money, research from retirement specialist Key Retirement has found.

Will I have enough to retire on if I pay off my mortgage?

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 | Question and Answer

Firstly, I sympathise with you as personal finance, and pensions in particular, seems to get increasingly complicated as the years go by.

Retirement saving dips as expectations rise

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 | News

The amount of income people want in retirement has increased by 17% in only six months. Yet over that period, the percentage of people actually saving enough to generate that sum has declined.

More people look to property for retirement funding

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 | News

An annual survey conducted by Baring Asset Management found that one in 14 (7%) of people not yet retired are planning to sell their primary residence in order to fund their retirement.

Dorset named best place to retire

Friday, 12 September 2014 | News

Dorset is the best place to retire across England and Wales, new research from the Prudential has found.