Some of you will be well practised in checking your savings and may even have a retirement savings plan in place. Others, however, will not. Guy Opperman MP, Minister for Pensions and Financial Inclusion, explains how consumers are being empowered in the pension industry to encourage people to save for their future.
From our health and fitness to finances and travel, we’ve increasingly moved online to manage our lives. Now imagine you could better manage your retirement savings by simply downloading an app or logging in online – what would that look like and how would you use it?
Are you number-savvy or do you struggle with basic numeracy when it comes to budgeting and borrowing? Guest Rachel Malic from National Numeracy says we all need to become numbers people…
Since 2015, many people have had greater flexibility in how they access their private pensions as part of the so-called ‘pension freedoms’. But how good are you at managing your pension savings?
What should be done to ensure pensions really do support a comfortable retirement?
Today the government has announced new measures to tackle pension scams. Guy Opperman MP, Minister for Pensions and Financial Inclusion, joins us as a guest author to explain more…
A week can be a long time in the world of personal finance…
According to our latest investigation, those looking for a comfortable retirement should be saving £131 a month from the age of 20, and as much as £633 a month if you leave retirement saving until your 50th birthday. So how are your retirement savings shaping up?
The new tax year is ushering in a new Isa – the Lifetime Isa. But is the latest addition to the Isa family taking what used to be a simple savings account too far from its roots? (more on Lifetime Isas…)
The Chancellor has given his first Spring Budget today and maybe, as expected, we’re left waiting for his Autumn Budget to see any big changes. So what do you make of the announcements?
The Chancellor delivered his first and last Autumn Statement yesterday after announcing that this annual political event will be scrapped. There were some interesting announcements for consumers yesterday – so, what do you think to this year’s Autumn Statement?
Our research has found that nearly half of those over 50 aren’t sure of the value of their pension. But knowing these details is vital for making informed retirement decisions. So do you know what’s in your pension pot?
Following a Which? investigation into state pension forecasts it’s clear to us that the Department for Work and Pensions still has improvements to make. (more on state pension forecasts…)
Below seemingly calm waters, there are steely-eyed predators seeking to snatch away your retirement money. Could you spot a pension scam?