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Happy 70th birthday, state pension... though it's a muted celebration

Thursday, 05 July 2018 | News

Today marks the 70th birthday of the basic state pension.

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).

Smokers can boost retirement income by £1,100 a year

Wednesday, 04 July 2018 | News

Smokers may not want to tell their doctor how many cigarettes they puff away on each day, but any tobacco lover who is looking to use their pension to buy guaranteed retirement income would do well to be frank when they shop...

Savers 'vastly underestimate' the cost of retirement

Tuesday, 03 July 2018 | News

Savers’ expectations for the cost of retirement are much lower than how much they’ll actually need, according to investment management firm Schroders.

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.

Pension cold-calling ban delayed till autumn

Friday, 29 June 2018 | News

A ban on pension cold calling has been delayed until autumn, the government has confirmed.

Make your money last a lifetime with July’s Moneywise on sale now

Friday, 29 June 2018 | News

Get your hands on the latest issue of Moneywise as we reveal the investment strategies that will ensure your pension pot lasts a lifetime.

'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).

Can I pay into my pension, get government tax relief then withdraw both sums - and do it again every year?

Wednesday, 27 June 2018 | Question and Answer

Yes, in theory you can do this, but you should be aware that the whole area of pension recycling is one that the government is looking at carefully.

Retirees risk running out of cash by ignoring market volatility

Wednesday, 27 June 2018 | News

Retirees could be jeopardising their pension income and run the risk of outliving their money if they fail to consider the impact of market volatility on their savings.