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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

Two-thirds of Brits don’t seek regulated financial advice

The majority of UK adults haven't taken regulated financial advice in the last f...

Homeowners released record £6.2bn of equity in 2022

A record £6.2bn of equity was released by homeowners in 2022, as more people ta...

Near £1bn reclaimed in overpaid pension tax: Check now

Savers have reclaimed nearly £1bn from HMRC in pension tax after accessing thei...

More over 50s not working due to sickness or disability

Nearly 60% of ‘economically inactive’ people out of work due to long-term si...

Nine ways to boost your pension income

Many pensioners are under massive financial pressure due to the cost of living c...

State pension age could rise to 68 sooner than expected

The Government is reportedly looking at bringing forward the proposed increase i...

Retiring now

Equity held by older homeowners estimated at £624bn

The value of potential equity held by homeowners in the UK aged 55 and over stoo...

Over 50s consider downsizing or equity release to navigate cost-of-living crisis

Around one in six over 50s may have to sell or release equity from their propert...

Cost of a basic standard of living in retirement shoots up 20%

Retirees aiming to achieve a basic standard of living face a near 20% increase i...

Huge jump in the number of pensioners paying higher rates of tax

The number of pensioners paying higher or additional rates of tax has leapt by 7...

National Insurance deadline: Last chance to pay £8k for £55k pension boost

A special National Insurance credit window will close soon, with retirees urged ...

BLOG: Are annuities making a comeback?

Amid the economic upheaval and turmoil in the bond markets after the mini Budget...

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