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Pensions made simple with PensionBee

  • Combine your old and lost pension pots into one online plan
  • Take complete control and have 24/7 access to your pension balance
  • Your own dedicated BeeKeeper (account manager)
  • Make withdrawals online from the age of 55

My partner is near retiring. Should she invest a large sum in a private pension?

Wednesday, 08 August 2018 | Question and Answer

The right approach for you and your partner will depend on your circumstances, financial goals and attitude to risk.

Savers in the dark about their pensions, warns stark report

Thursday, 05 July 2018 | News

Eight out of 10 savers have absolutely no idea whether they are saving enough for a comfortable retirement, according to a new report from the Pension and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA).

Women who pay 1% more a month can close pension gender gap

Monday, 02 July 2018 | News

Even if young women paid into their pension schemes, in line with government auto-enrolment contributions, they would still end up with a pot worth close to 11% less than their male colleagues.

'Wake-up' retirement packs to be sent from age 50

Thursday, 28 June 2018 | News

A package of measures designed to engage people in their retirement planning has been proposed by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

'Auto-enrolment won't solve self-employed pensions time bomb'

Tuesday, 26 June 2018 | News

Auto-enrolment is not the solution to the self-employed pensions crisis, according to a landmark report from the IPSE (the association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed).

Workplace pensions: more people are saving but not as much cash as before

Wednesday, 06 June 2018 | News

Government data shows a 5% increase in the total amount being saved in workplace pensions, but average savings levels fall to an all-time low.

Millennials will need to save £12,000 a year to retire at 55

Wednesday, 16 May 2018 | News

A 30-year-old hoping to retire at 55 will have to save around £1,000 a month (net of tax relief), according to new research by the Pension Review Service (PRS).

Record number of employees are saving towards a pension

Wednesday, 09 May 2018 | News

Nearly 10 million people are now saving for a pension – a new record according to latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) analysis published today.

Don't squander your pension investments

Tuesday, 01 May 2018 | Blog | By Edmund Greaves

The auto-enrolment phenomenon has created a new generation of pension savers. But the next decision these savers need to make is how best to invest that money for their future.

Call for employer-arranged pension advice to be doubled to £1,000

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 | News

Employers are calling for help from the government when it comes to providing pension advice to workers, a new survey by a pensions provider has revealed.