state pensions

Time’s up for the triple lock on state pensions

Friday, 19 May 2017 | Blog | By MoiraONeill

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.

Grandparents who help with childcare may be losing state pension rights

Thursday, 19 January 2017 | News

Thousands of grandparents that help take care of their grandchildren, could be missing out on thousands of pounds in state pension.

Time to scrap triple lock, says former work and pensions secretary

Monday, 28 November 2016 | News

The state pension triple lock introduced by David Cameron has 'served its purpose' and should be scrapped or at least modified, former pension secretary and Tory MP Stephen Crabb has said.

State pension age review: interim report published

Thursday, 13 October 2016 | News

An interim report presenting the progress of the government’s independent review of the state pension age has today been published.

Graduates face longer wait for state pension under reform plan

Monday, 10 October 2016 | News

A two-tier state pension is being considered by the government, under which workers will receive a full provision of £155.65 for 45 years of national insurance contributions.

Couples putting partner's finances at risk by failing to talk

Wednesday, 05 October 2016 | News

Only a third of over-40s have ensured their partner will still have an income in retirement if they die first, according to a new study from Prudential.