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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

Six pieces of pension advice all women need to read

The pensions gender gap is a very real problem, with women approaching retiremen...

Self-employed want government pension saving help: what they can do now

Self-employed workers want government help to stop them heading into a full-blow...

Workers approaching retirement ‘with a blindfold on’

Worrying numbers of workers are approaching the age they can access their pensio...

Another pension option: government consults on pooled workplace scheme

Employees may soon have another way to save for retirement after the government ...

Women’s state pension age increases from today to match men’s

The state pension age (SPA) for women has gone up to 65 from today, matching men...

‘Death tax’ set to rise by more than 3,000% for wealthiest estates

The government is going ahead with controversial plans to overhaul probate fees,...

Retiring now

Thousands of pension savers set for exit fee refunds

Old Mutual Wealth has started sending out letters to thousands of pension savers...

Five pension changes that could affect your retirement savings

Pension savers had expected ‘spreadsheet Phil’ to wield the axe on generous ...

Three quarters of pensioners miss out on extra retirement income

Thousands of over-55s miss out on extra pension income by not declaring medical ...

Inflation dip means pensioners to get an extra £221

The state pension will go up by £221 a year from April 2019 after inflation une...

Chancellor hints at cuts to pension tax breaks

The Chancellor of the Exchequer today hinted of curbs to pension tax breaks ahea...

Why now is a good time to buy an annuity

Annuities are ‘back on the table’ after two years of rock bottom rates, acco...

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