Pensions, savings and investments

Retirees to outlive savings by 10 years

14 Jun 19

Savers need ‘long-term mindset’, report says.

1 in 3 retirees miss out on pension advice

04 Jun 19

Lack of advice could lead to ‘dangerous decisions’, ABI warns.

Savers withdraw £25.62bn through pension freedoms

01 May 19

Increasing flexible withdrawals ‘could cause inheritance tax problems’.

Quarter of women over 55 have no private pension

24 Apr 19

One in five are “worse off than they expected to be”.

70% of small firm employees save into workplace pensions

12 Apr 19

Participation rates still fall behind medium and large businesses.

Green light given to pensions dashboards

05 Apr 19

Most pension schemes to be included within three to four years.

Oblivious workers over 65 ‘being taxed on their state pension’

04 Apr 19

Over-65s can receive an extra 5.8% in pension income by deferring.

Retirees seek advice on pension options

01 Apr 19

Retirees seek advice on pension options

Pension income stalls over eight years

29 Mar 19

Average income stands at £304 per week.

Simpler pension statements

15 Mar 19

The DWP tells providers to produce clearer pension documents.

DWP launches mid-life MOT website

21 Feb 19

Service offers advice on money, work and health.

Pension changes ‘must benefit smaller firms’

07 Feb 19

New measures could divert more investments to SMEs.

Tax trap hits almost 1m over-55s

04 Feb 19

HMRC figures reveal 980,000 affected.

FCA proposes rules to improve pension investments

29 Jan 19

Changes could benefit savers by up to £25 million a year.

200,000 parents risk missing full state pension

24 Jan 19

Failing to claim child benefit could risk pension entitlement.

Average cost of life goals totals £566k

14 Jan 19

Typical aspirations take 25 years to pay for, estimates show.

Pensions cold-calling ban takes effect

09 Jan 19

Cold-callers could face fines of up to £500,000.

Divorced women miss out on pension wealth

08 Jan 19

Savers urged to take advice as divorces rise in January.

Quarter of over-50s don’t know state pension age

11 Dec 18

Rises in state pension age cause confusion.

First pensions dashboard expected in 2019

04 Dec 18

Government plans to implement multiple dashboards.

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