The government could relax rules on cashing in small pension pots in this year's Budget, providing a boost to thousands of retirees.
Annuity provider Just Retirement has reduced the minimum fund size it will underwrite to £2,000.
As final salary pensions are increasingly consigned to the history books, more and more of us retire with defined contribution pension savings.
Some 353,000 annuities worth just under a total of £12bn were sold by Association of British Insurers (ABI) members in 2013, latest figures show.
Some 80% of retirees who stick with their pension provider when they buy an annuity could get a better deal elsewhere, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has found.
Poor practice has been discovered on all annuity price comparison websites by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Labour has vowed to push through a pension charge cap and make using an annuity broker mandatory should it win the next general election.
A new website allowing consumers to compare and buy an annuity has been launched today, promising customers cashback on any commission it receives from providers.
Paying into a pension should be compulsory in the same way as paying taxes for public services, according to a new study.
Andrew Tully, pensions technical director at MGM Advantage, guides us through the different types of annuity products on the market.
Craig Palfrey of Increaseyourpension.co.uk reacts to the pension minister's proposals for the annuities market.
Pensioners should be able to switch their annuity contract in a similar way to switching mortgages, Steve Webb has said.
The Financial Services Consumer Panel (FSCP) has called for an urgent review of the annuity market to stop millions of pensioners from losing out on getting the best possible retirement income.
Almost half of people take an annuity from their pension provider because they 'trust' the company, despite potentially losing out on as much as 20% in retirement income.
A free online directory designed to help thousands of people secure a better pension income is set to launch in the next few weeks.
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