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Just 1% of grandparents taking advantage of valuable state pension perk

Tuesday, 21 May 2019 | News

Thousands of grandparents who look after their grandchildren are missing out on a national insurance credit, figures from Royal London show.

Ban contingent charging on pension transfers to stop unsuitable investments, say MPs

Friday, 17 May 2019 | News

The Work and Pensions Committee has repeated its calls to the Financial Conduct Authority to ban contingent charging for defined benefit pension transfer advice.

Can I cancel my annuity and take a lump sum?

Wednesday, 15 May 2019 | Question and Answer

Unfortunately, the decision to purchase an annuity is, in the vast majority of cases, irreversible so you would be unable to cancel it.

When do I stop paying national insurance?

Tuesday, 14 May 2019 | Question and Answer

You pay national insurance contributions until your state pension age.

Retirees withdrawing too much from their pensions, HMRC figures show

Tuesday, 14 May 2019 | News

Britain’s retirees are withdrawing above the suggested 4% annual withdrawal rate from their pensions, according to figures released by HMRC.

Pension savers fail to join up the dots between their cash and what it is invested in

Friday, 10 May 2019 | News

An alarming number of pension savers do not know that their pension pots are actually invested in the stock market.

Direct cremations - the no-frills way to go

Tuesday, 07 May 2019 | Article

No one likes to think about their own funeral, but it is important to consider the costs. Direct cremations – which dispense with the pomp and ceremony of a traditional send-off – could save your family money.

Confused about your pension? You're not the only one...

Tuesday, 07 May 2019 | Blog | By Ben Stanway

The pensions industry has been confusing customers for decades.

Pension freedoms tax trap catches out up to 150,000 each quarter - here's how to claim your money back

Thursday, 02 May 2019 | News

Just 12,600 pension tax claim forms were completed in the first three months of 2019, but official figures suggest the actual number of those that have been overtaxed is much higher.

Retirees paying billions more in tax than previously thought

Thursday, 02 May 2019 | News

Royal London is accusing the government of ‘sneaking out’ figures which show that pensioners are paying £4 billion in year more in tax than had previously been thought.