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  • Make withdrawals online from the age of 55

I’m 65 and employed. If I draw on my pension I must pay 40% tax. Why?

Wednesday, 22 August 2018 | Question and Answer

You will have received tax relief on the contributions made to your pension pot over the years, and in addition to this, under the pension freedom rules that were introduced in April 2015, you are able to withdraw up to 25%...

Care Isa proposal "won’t solve care crisis"

Monday, 20 August 2018 | News

Proposals to launch a ‘Care Isa’ to fund social care costs have attracted criticism, with commentators arguing that it would only benefit a small minority of the population and complicate the Isa system.

Do my childcaring years count towards my state pension?

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 | Question and Answer

In order to be entitled to a full state pension, you need to have paid national insurance or received credits for 35 years.

Watchdogs launch campaign to raise awareness of pension scams

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 | News

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) have teamed up to launch a new TV and radio advertising campaign to raise awareness of pension scams.

Retirement saving crucial as life expectancy continues to rise

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 | News

Workers must increase their pension contributions to ensure a comfortable retirement.

Two thirds of over-50s workers put retirement plans on hold

Monday, 13 August 2018 | News

The majority of workers who are aged 50 and over plan to retire later than they would have expected to 10 years ago, according to Aviva.

Retirement gender gap as women fail to engage with their pensions

Friday, 10 August 2018 | News

A survey by pension and investment company Aegon reveals that one in three women don’t know how much they have saved in their pension pots. That compared to just one in five men.

Group action launched on behalf of disgruntled Liberty Sipp customers

Wednesday, 08 August 2018 | News

Hundreds of disgruntled customers of Sipp (self-invested personal pension) provider Liberty Sipp have had their cases taken on by a solicitor’s firm.

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.

How just £6 a week can add £60,000 to your pension pot

Wednesday, 08 August 2018 | News

Savers who contribute an extra 1% of their salary to their pension pot could retire with almost £60,000 more than those who don’t.