Pensions

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One in eight over-50s targeted by liberation fraudsters

One in eight people aged over 50 has been approached by fraudsters offering early access to their pension pot, according to research from Fidelity Worldwide Investment.

Retirement | 29 Sep 2014
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Death tax reforms welcomed by pensions providers

The latest pension reforms have been greeted with enthusiasm by pension providers, but may represent another blow for annuities.

Investments | 29 Sep 2014
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BLOG: It's time to get real about retirement

It's worrying that even now, when pensions are more topical than ever, people seem to be unclear on how much they can expect to live off in retirement, says David Macmillan of Aegon UK.

Retirement | 29 Sep 2014
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Auto enrolment figures reveal generational divide

Just one in 20 workers under 30 are opting out of pensions savings, according to data released today, compared to one in four workers over 60.

Retirement | 29 Sep 2014
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Retirees underestimating basic living costs, finds survey

Many people are likely to see an income shortfall in retirement and are unlikely to have any money left over for luxuries, according to new research from Partnership.

Pensions | 25 Sep 2014
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Less than a third expect to benefit from new pension rules

Six months after George Osborne overhauled the UK pension system, just 29 per cent of UK adults think the new system will benefit them financially.

Pensions | 24 Sep 2014
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Think-tank pressures Labour to reverse retirement freedoms

Labour should reverse the pension freedoms announced in the Budget 2014 if it wins the general election in May, a leftist think-tank has said.

Pensions | 23 Sep 2014
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Over-55s to splurge £3bn pension cash on ‘cars and kitchens’

The Chancellor’s pension reforms will see over-55s take out a total of about £5bn from their pension pots after the rules change in April next year, an actuarial firm predicts.

Pensions | 15 Sep 2014
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Top 10 pension mistakes

Hundreds of thousands of people are losing out on a better standard of living in retirement because they make one – or more – basic pension errors.

Pensions | 11 Sep 2014
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Britons take pensions earliest in Europe but go on working

Britons take their pensions earlier than workers in other EU countries, but also work later into old age, research suggests.

Retirement | 09 Sep 2014
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5 million people may not retire at all, finds Baring survey

One in seven (14%) non-retired people, the equivalent of around 5 million individuals, do not plan on retiring at all, according to the latest consumer research by Baring Asset Management.

Pensions | 08 Sep 2014
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Citizens Advice: Guidance guarantee not a one-off event

The guidance guarantee should be delivered as a process with various touch points not a one-off token conversation, the chief executive of the Citizens Advice Bureau has said.

Retirement | 04 Sep 2014
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Top tips for getting started on a pension

As new research from the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals shows that almost half of Brits have no pension provision, we look at how you get started on saving for retirement.

Pensions | 02 Sep 2014
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REVEALED: The most complained-about companies

Prudential has topped the Financial Ombudsman Service's (FOS) list of most complained about pension firms after consumer gripes against the firm were up 2 per cent on the previous half year.

Investments | 02 Sep 2014
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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

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