state pensions

Ask the Experts: "Is it too late to top up my contributions so that I can get the full state pension?"

Tuesday, 05 September 2017 | Question and Answer

I’m afraid the letter from the Department for Work and Pensions is correct.

Increases to women’s pension age earns government £5.1bn a year

Wednesday, 02 August 2017 | News

The increase in women’s state pension age from 60 to 63 has reduced the number of women the government pays pensions to by 1.1 million, netting it a saving of £4.2 billion a year, according to a new report from the Institute...

Life expectancy has stalled since 2010

Tuesday, 18 July 2017 | News

Life expectancy has stalled since 2010, due to a rise in dementia deaths and squeezed health services, according to a new report by Sir Michael Marmot, director of the Institute of Health Equity at University College London....

The Scottish National Party Manifesto: what it means for your finances

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 | News

The Scottish National Party has now published its manifesto for the 2017 General Election.

The true cost of the triple lock: £115,000 on your annuity

Tuesday, 30 May 2017 | News

Research from Fidelity International into the cost of inflation protection on private pension savings has highlighted the true cost of the triple lock on the state pension.

Time’s up for the triple lock on state pensions

Friday, 19 May 2017 | Blog | By Moira O'Neill

Three days, three manifestos, and the battle lines are drawn for the triple lock on state pensions.

UK should scrap state pension for richest 10%, says OECD

Wednesday, 03 May 2017 | News

Britain should not give a state pension to the rich and should instead spend the money to boost benefits for the poor, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Men’s pensions three times greater than women’s

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 | News

Men have almost three times the pension savings of women, according to the latest research from Aegon.

Labour woos older voters with commitment to triple lock

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 | News

The Labour Party is gearing up to win the hearts and minds of older voters with the unveiling of its ‘pensioners pledge card’.

Half of Moneywise users started a pension aged 19-25

Thursday, 09 February 2017 | News

Nearly half (49%) of users started their first pension between the ages of 19 and 25, according to our poll results.