Changes in life expectancy, economic circumstances and government legislation are prompting a seismic shift in the way people retire in the UK, according to a new report released today from peer-to-peer lending platform Zopa and Consumer Intelligence.
Claire Trott of Talbot and Muir explains the basics of small self administered schemes (SSASs).
The rates on the new pension bonds were announced this week. How do they stack up?
The government's new pension bonds for savers aged 65 and over will pay interest rates of 2.8 per cent and 4 per cent for 1 and 3 year bonds respectively.
The number of registered deaths in the UK in 2013 was 576,458, down 13 per cent from the number in 1983, Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures for 2013 have revealed.
The FCA has proposed a 'Pensions Dashboard', and said product providers should be obliged to reveal how their annuity quotes compare with competitors' following its study of the retirement income market.
The growing level of graduate debt may result in younger savers postponing retirement saving until later in their careers, but there are ways to tackle both at the same time, says Dale Critchley, Policy Manager at Friends Life.
The average woman's pension pot is 27% lower than the male equivalent, according to new research from My Pension Expert.
With more than 150 Sipp providers in the market, potential investors may feel overwhelmed - here's how you can narrow down your choices.
Personality matching and trust are as much a part of choosing the right financial adviser for you as experience and qualifications, says Richard Watkins.
More than two out of five self-employed workers have no pension savings and say they cannot afford to put money away for their retirement, finds new research from Prudential.
The number of women saving adequately for retirement has reached a four year high, according to Scottish Widows Women and Retirement report.
The Treasury is to give savers more freedom over how they take a tax-free lump sum from their pension pot.
Labour has urged the government to ensure none of the 320,000 savers expected to take advantage of pension freedoms are exposed to “rip off charges”.
Financial Advisers are offloading clients with smaller portfolio sizes as a result of the Retail Distribution Review, according to a new report.
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