pensions

"I have lost over £40,000 so far and had to sell my house": Moneywise hears from women affected by the state pension age change

On International Women’s Day, Moneywise publishes some of the letters we received from women affected by the state pension age changes

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Should I combine my two pensions?

While amalgamating pensions can be a good idea in terms of saving on fees and reducing complexity, you need to carefully consider it and take advice if necessary.

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Thousands of older mixed-aged couples could lose out on over £6,000 after government pension benefit raid

Older couples of differing ages could be in line to lose out on thousands of pounds a year in retirement benefits thanks to changes being implemented by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

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Should I rebalance my pension funds?

As some funds have performed better than others, one reader asks whether it’s time to shake things up

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Will I always get more for my state pension?

As you reached state pension age before 6 April 2016, you were given the option of a lump sum or an increase to your state pension when you chose to defer starting to take your pension.

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The cost of changing women's state pension age: have women born in the 1950s been short-changed?

In 1995, the government announced plans to increase women’s state pension age from 60 to 65 in line with men’s. As a result, many women in their early 60s now are facing financial hardship.

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More than half of Brits expect to work past state pension age because they haven't saved enough for retirement

Most British adults now expect to keep working past state retirement age because they do not have enough saved in their pension, with many expecting to turn to the 'gig economy' or temporary work, a new survey shows.

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Check out the fees to find your Sipp platform

Cost is an important issue for investors managing their investments through a Sipp, a market that has grown dramatically since drawdown has become the retirement income vehicle of choice.

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Are gangs to blame for pension scams? Regulator highlights "fraudster families" at the centre of major pension fraud

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has shed some light on the criminals at the centre of multi-million-pound pension scams - so-called “fraudster families.”

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