retirees

Far fewer pensioners living in poverty than previously thought, according to new commission

People with disabilities are the most likely to be living in poverty, while “far fewer” pensioners are living in poverty than had previously been estimated.

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Pensions Awareness Day: Brits dream of travel in retirement, but their savings could let them down

Travel and holidays remain the number one retirement aspiration for Brits, according to Vitality Invest, with half of Brits (47%) planning to see the world when they finally quit the rat race.

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Equity release hits £9.5m a day as more retirees help out their kids

Retired homeowners released £1.71 billion worth of property wealth in the first six months of 2018, up by 37% on the previous year, according to latest analysis of the equity release sector.

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Cremation 'monopoly' force prices up

Families living in areas with few cremation services are being stung by higher cremation costs, thanks to a monopoly effect.

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Retirees refuse to spend and splurge

Only one in 10 over-55s who has quit work since April 2015 admits to overspending. This is despite the introduction of the pension freedoms that give savers free access to their retirement savings once they turn 55.

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Retirees could lose out after underestimating life expectancy

Brits may not be saving enough for retirement because they are underestimating how long they will live.

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One in eight Brits will retire in 2018 without a pension

Almost one in eight people who are set to retire this year will have no pension savings to rely on, according to new research.

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