Should I take a lump sum or enhanced payment from my deferred state pension?

Monday, 19 March 2018 | Question and Answer

It’s worth highlighting that the lump sum option is only available to those who reached state pension age before 6 April 2016.

Plan ahead for a singular retirement

Monday, 19 March 2018 | Article

Moneywise explains the key issues you need to consider if you’re retiring on your own.

'Reckless management' of pension schemes to be made a crime

Monday, 19 March 2018 | News

Workers with defined benefit (DB) pension schemes will be given more protection when things go wrong, under a package of measures designed to give The Pension Regulator (TPR) more powers.

Get your will written for free in March

Monday, 19 March 2018 | News

Over 55s can have their will written for free during March as part of the ‘Free Wills Month’ campaign.

Old Mutual to cap pension exit fees

Friday, 16 March 2018 | News

Old Mutual Wealth has agreed to cap the exit fees it charges savers who transfer to rival providers before the age of 55.

A quarter of Moneywise users don’t know how their pension is invested

Thursday, 15 March 2018 | News

Over a quarter (26%) of users don’t know how their pension is invested, the results of our latest poll reveal.

Royal London asks customers to trade guaranteed annuity rates for larger pot

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 | News

Pension provider Royal London is asking a reported 33,000 former Scottish Life customers if they would like to exchange their guaranteed annuity rate for a cash injection to their pension fund.

Five tips to help you put a retirement plan together

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 | Blog | By Jonathan Watts-Lay

If you think that retirement plans are only for the super wealthy, or if you’ve just not got round to it yet, or even that you think retirement is too far away, then think again.

10 things that will affect your finances in April 2018

Monday, 12 March 2018 | Article

April 2018 will bring plenty of changes that will affect your personal finances. Here are 10 things you need to be aware of.

Will savers opt out of pensions next month?

Monday, 12 March 2018 | News

Next month the contributions levels of those auto-enrolled in a pension will rise from 2% to 5%, which has raised concerns there will be a sharp rise in the number of workers choosing to opt out of their pensions.