Prudential: Average retirement lasts 20 years

People turning 65 this year can expect to live an average of nearly 20 years in retirement, according to an analysis of Office for National Statistics data by Prudential.

Retirement | 20 Aug 2014
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Financial adviser who preyed on the bereaved jailed for £85k theft

A financial adviser has been jailed for five years at Preston Crown Court for stealing a total of £85,470 from elderly victims.

Retirement | 19 Aug 2014

Top five pension pitfalls

Pensioners will soon enjoy unprecedented access to their savings, but Jonathan Watts-Lay of WEALTH at work warns of five potential pitfalls.

Retirement | 19 Aug 2014

BLOG: Will pressure cause the SIPP price bubble to burst?

Martin Tilley of Dentons wonders whether the self invested personal pension market (SIPP) is in for a shakeup - and what that could mean for consumers.

SIPPS | 15 Aug 2014

Fewer than one in three will stop working at retirement

Just 29 per cent of UK workers believe that they will stop working at retirement, according to Aegon’s third Retirement Readiness Survey.

Retirement | 12 Aug 2014

DWP warns 12m people still not saving enough for retirement

Just under 12m people in the UK are still not saving enough money to fund an adequate retirement income, according to research from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

Pensions | 08 Aug 2014
Chancellor George Osborne presenting the 2013 Budget in the traditional red box

130,000 pensioners expected to access savings flexibly

The government expects 130,000 pensioners per year to access their retirement savings flexibly, according to a policy impact document.

Pensions | 07 Aug 2014

BLOG: Why over-investing in equities is a risky business

Forget the last market crash at your peril if you are relying on an investment account to provide you with a regular pension income, argues James Baxter of Tideway Partners.

Pensions | 04 Aug 2014

Prudential's analysis supports new model of retirement

Since 2011, workers over the age of 60 have seen their earnings rise faster than any other age group, according to new research by Prudential.

Pensions | 31 Jul 2014

Annuity rates inch up as demand dips

Uncertainty following the pension changes in the Budget has driven down demand for annuities by 43.8 per cent year on year, according to a new report.

Retirement | 29 Jul 2014

BLOG: Pensions - New freedom, new responsibility

As the Government gives details of its plans for pensions reform, Fidelity's Tom Stevenson explains the likely impact of the changes.

Retirement | 29 Jul 2014

BLOG: The cost of pension freedom

Ian Stott of The Consulting Consortium considers the cost of pension reform - and who will pay it.

Retirement | 25 Jul 2014

Pension liberation websites frozen in clampdown

Eighteen websites have been suspended and arrests made during a campaign, being revamped on Thursday, against pensions liberation schemes.

Pensions | 24 Jul 2014

Five money chats you must have with your partner

A beach at sunset, you and your partner gazing lovingly into each others' eyes over a glass of Asti Spumante and a plate of Tiramisu. What better time to talk about money?

Life Insurance | 23 Jul 2014

Fidelity launches retirement planning service

Fidelity Worldwide Investment has launched a full retirement service, available to individuals, nine months ahead of the implementation of pension reforms.

Retirement | 23 Jul 2014

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