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With Brits living longer and the rules of retirement constantly changing, you could be forgiven for feeling overwhelmed. Look here for all of the news and insight you need to plan your future, whether you’re retiring now or looking forward to freedom. If you're on the cusp of retirement check out our 'Retiring Now' section. Our 'Retirement Planning' section is a useful tool in the run-up to retirement.

Retirement planning

Gifting money to children: what parents need to know

The Bank of Mum and Dad is a growing industry, but many parents are still confus...

Pension scams: average victim loses £91,000

Victims of pension scams lost £91,000 on average each last year, figures publis...

Over-50s plan to work longer but feel unsupported

Older workers feel unsupported by their employer despite the fact that millions ...

Over 100,000 people sign pensions dashboard petition

A petition urging the government not to scrap plans for a pensions dashboard has...

Turn £6 a week into a £60,000 windfall

Savers could add £60,000 to their retirement pot by contributing an extra 1% of...

UK life expectancy growth slows dramatically

Brits have witnessed steady increases in life expectancy for decades but the lat...

Retiring now

Boost for retirees as annuity rates rise again  

People planning to use their pension fund to buy a guaranteed income in retireme...

Property investors (not just landlords) may be caught out by new energy rules

People who invest in property via a pension, for example in a SIPP, could see th...

Warning for working pensioners as record numbers withdraw cash from retirement pots

The number of savers withdrawing money under pension freedom rules has soared to...

Call to introduce lower annual pension limit and flat rate of tax relief

A group of MPs has called for a number of changes to the pension landscape, incl...

Taking tax-free cash from a pension: what you need to know

The pension reforms of 2015 allowed those approaching retirement to access any a...

Pensions cold call ban delay ‘snuck out’ amid Trump and Brexit distractions

The Treasury quietly published an update on the already delayed ban to pensions ...

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