BLOG: Will your pension expire before you do?

David Trenner wonders if George Osborne's pension reforms have gone too far.

Retirement | 01 Sep 2014

BLOG: Taking the Sting out of disinheritance

Sting's announcement that he will not be passing his entire £180 million fortune to his children because he believes it would be an "albatross around their necks" has sparked a debate about inherited wealth.

Retirement | 29 Aug 2014

Individual Protection: What is it and should you apply?

As Individual Protection applications open, we demystify the latest question facing pension savers.

Retirement | 29 Aug 2014

Two-thirds to continue working after 65, finds survey

Far from wanting to kick back and relax, two-thirds of employees approaching retirement intend to continue doing some form of paid or voluntary work once they are in ‘retirement', according to a new survey from wealth adviser Towry.

Pensions | 29 Aug 2014

Six steps to choosing the right financial adviser

After recent Citizen's Advice research revealed that many of us are turning to the internet for financial advice, we look at how you might go about picking a financial adviser.

Investments | 28 Aug 2014

Women hitting state pension age before April 2016 can boost their pension pot by 20% if they defer

By combining Budget reforms with existing rules which reward savers who delay taking their State pension, eligible women can boost their payout by up to tens of thousands of pounds over a lifetime.

Pensions | 20 Aug 2014

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

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