The pensions dashboard could revolutionise the way we plan for retirement – our guest Guy Opperman MP, Minister for Pensions and Financial Inclusion, makes the case for it.
With workers averaging 11 pension pots over their lifetimes, a dashboard gathering all that information into one place could be a game changer.
When we were building our new Later Life Care website, we did a lot of research to ensure it would be as helpful as possible. Do you have an experience of arranging care in a care home to share?
It’s well known that care home costs can be high, but do people really know the full extent of what they might have to pay?
Only a small fraction of us are planning for care costs in later life, according to our new research. How concerned should we be?
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?
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?
In recent weeks, we’ve heard from guest authors Fred and PamS who’ve arranged care and hundreds of people who’ve shared their care home experiences. This insight combined with our latest research has revealed a sorry picture of the care system with the majority struggling to find good care.
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?
Growing up watching TV shows like Metal Mickey and films like Star Wars, I used to dream of having my own personal robot. But that dream now seems a little closer to reality…
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?
How do older carers look after loved ones and take care of themselves? It’s a question faced by an increasing number of people. To mark the start of Carers Week, we look at the importance of taking a break from caring.
Loneliness as you get older is a punishment no-one should have to suffer, yet that’s exactly what thousands are faced with. Here’s Esther Rantzen, who founded The Silver Line, on why everyone needs someone to talk to.