retirement

Give free social care to all over-65s to help save the NHS £4.5 billion a year, says think tank

Free social care for everyone over-65s could save the NHS in England £4.5 billion a year, according to a think tank.

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Retirees withdrawing too much from their pensions, HMRC figures show

Britain’s retirees are withdrawing above the suggested 4% annual withdrawal rate from their pensions, according to figures released by HMRC.

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Direct cremations - the no-frills way to go

No one likes to think about their own funeral, but it is important to consider the costs. Direct cremations – which dispense with the pomp and ceremony of a traditional send-off – could save your family money.

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Confused about your pension? You're not the only one...

The pensions industry has been confusing customers for decades.

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Half a million older workers are paying too much tax because they have not deferred their state pension

Half a million of people working past retirement age may be paying too much tax on their state pension, new analysis reveals.

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Competition watchdog launches investigation into soaring funeral prices

The UK competition watchdog is launching an in-depth market investigation into the funeral sector.

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Win £1,000: Take the Great British Retirement Survey

Take part in our new survey and you could be in with a chance of winning £1,000 or one of five £100 shopping vouchers.

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End to 'unnecessary' disabled pensioner benefit assessments, Amber Rudd announces

The government will no longer force disabled pensioners to undergo benefit assessments, the work and pensions secretary has announced.

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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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Buy to let: is it still worth it?

Pensions versus investing in property is an age-old dilemma for those facing retirement, but as the government clamps downs on landlords’ tax perks, buy to let may finally be losing its lustre

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