pensions

Brits’ obsession with housing wealth ‘could make us poorer’

Thursday, 16 November 2017 | News

Government support for homeownership through schemes such as Help to Buy...

Don’t fall for a pension scam

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 | Article

Ever been offered an investment opportunity in burial plots, Carribean hotel rooms or a guaranteed return from Uruguayan soya beans?

Stat of the month: £500,000 required for comfortable retirement

Wednesday, 08 November 2017 | News

Half a million pounds is the amount working adults reckon they will need to live comfortably in retirement, according to research from financial services provider One Family.

Abolition of Class 2 national insurance contributions delayed

Monday, 06 November 2017 | News

Self-employed workers will continue to pay Class 2 national insurance contributions (NICs) either voluntarily or mandatorily until April 2019, it’s been announced.

True money stories from smart people: Whingeing for Britain – who does it best?

Monday, 06 November 2017 | Article

“Selfie camera on the wall, who is the whingiest of them all?”

Pensions and divorce: Women missing out on £5 billion every year

Friday, 03 November 2017 | News

Women going through divorce could be missing out on up to £5 billion every year because they don’t discuss pensions during the process.

Ask the Experts: What is the best way to make up for lost National Insurance Contributions?

Thursday, 02 November 2017 | Question and Answer

The amount of state pension your wife will receive is based on her National Insurance Contributions' record.

Jeff Prestridge: Why a retirement income calculator made me cry into my tomato soup

Thursday, 02 November 2017 | Article

Ensuring you have enough income to last you a lifetime is of one of life’s great financial challenges.

Earn an income for life in Moneywise’s November magazine on sale now

Friday, 27 October 2017 | News

From making your pension last to income fund boosting tips and the best ways to unlock money from your home – November’s Moneywise magazine lets you in how to earn an income for life.

Ask the Experts: Help! I’ve gone over the lifetime allowance for pensions

Tuesday, 24 October 2017 | Question and Answer

I’m afraid there is little you can do about the fact you have gone over the lifetime allowance as the two protections that are available don’t apply to your situation.