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Finance > Pensions

Maintaining an interest

Steve Wanless debunks some of the scaremongering around interest-only mortages.

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8th Oct 2015
Steve Wanless
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Pensions made popular

New pension freedoms and a public consultation on pensions are helping transform opinion positively towards saving for later life.

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29th Sep 2015
Steve Wanless
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Finance > Pensions

Long walk to freedom

Steve Wanless cautions that pension freedoms introduced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in April are not as straightforward as they first seemed.

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12th Jun 2015
Steve Wanless
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Finance > Pensions

Pension freedom reality check

Steve Wanless examines what impact pension freedom could have on you based on your gender and location.

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6th May 2015
Steve Wanless
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Financial consequences of increased life expectancy

Steve Wanless on the challenges of managing your money over a lengthy retirement

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13th Nov 2014
Steve Wanless
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Man's best pension friend

Finally, we have some meat on George Osborne’s pension bone, waved temptingly at this year’s Budget.

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7th Aug 2014
Steve Wanless
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Finance > Pensions

Pension revolution - no advice, 'guidance' is the new buzzword

As part of the pension reforms, pension advice is to known as guidance and it should be free! How exactly is that suposed to work?

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2nd May 2014
Gareth Hargreaves
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Finance > Pensions

The pensioners budget

George Osborne blind sided his critics with a pensioner friendly budget but is it as good as it seems.

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24th Mar 2014
50connect editorial
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Finance > Pensions

Tax relief on pension contributions

Tax relief means some of your money that would have gone to the government as tax goes into your pension instead. You can put as much as you want into your pension, but there are annual and lifetime limits on how much tax relief you get.

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27th Feb 2014
Gareth Hargreaves
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Annuities + Prince Charles = Serious pensions trouble

The decisions you have made on your pension could have financial consequences that will be with you for the rest of your life.

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1st Nov 2013
Andrew Stallard
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Finance > Pensions

OFT and your Pension – What’s it all about?

A recent Office of Fair Trading (OFT) enquiry has found out that some pension schemes are expensive, complicated and offer poor value.(1) No sherbet Sherlock!

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26th Sep 2013
Andrew Stallard
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Finance > Pensions

Pensions: what's going on?

Andrew Stallard looks at the impact of recent pension changes for employers and employees.

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8th Jul 2013
Andrew Stallard
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Finance > Pensions

Retirement planning? Take action today

Nick McBreen cautions that pension and retirement planning need careful and active management.

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18th Jun 2013
Nick McBreen
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Finance > Pensions

Young people 'more interested in pensions than elders'

Younger generations not taking pensions for granted as continued recession increases need for retirement planning

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17th Apr 2013
Andrew Stallard
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Finance > Pensions

Pensions made simple

State pension at 70 is not too far off. Andrew Stallard weighs up our options ... both good and bad!

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28th Jan 2013
Andrew Stallard
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Finance > Pensions

Pension planning? Take action

Pensions are in the news again and with so many legislation changes over the last few years on private pension provision, it's always useful to have a look over all the options available to you.

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26th Apr 2012
Nick McBreen
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Finance > Pensions

Protected Rights pensions … and yet another tax rise!

Government makes number of changes to retirement income options with effect from 6th April 2011.

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22nd Mar 2012
Andrew Stallard
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Finance > Pensions

Pensions and annuities confusion explained

Andrew Stalllard looks at pros and cons of annuities, income drawdown contracts and your pension.

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13th Dec 2011
Andrew Stallard
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Finance > Pensions

End pensioner poverty says pensions minister Steve Webb

Pensions minister Steve Webb talks about the government’s plans for change and why he thinks pensions have an image problem.

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18th Nov 2011
Agatha Cheng
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Finance > Pensions

Review your pension now or risk losing out

Over 17 million people living in the UK have never reviewed their pension but an urgent review could help put an end to poor pension fund performance.

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14th Sep 2010
Mark O'haire
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Finance > Pensions

State Pension - Will you work until you drop?

Being eligible for a State Pension isn’t quite as straightforward as it used to be. Get up to speed with recent changes to the system.

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2nd Jul 2010
Editor at Large
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Finance > Pensions

How has the budget affected pension planning?

Independent financial advisor Peter McGahan reviews the impact from the budget as well as offering readers an important tip that could help you save thousands of pounds.

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29th Jun 2010
Mark O'haire
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Finance > Pensions

Retirement just got better

Pensions are changing, but will you be better or worse off as a result?

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17th Mar 2010
Mark O'haire
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Finance > Pensions

A boost to pension credits

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) will now ignore the first £10,000 of a pensioner’s savings when assessing eligibility for credits.

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4th Nov 2009
Mark O'haire
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Finance > Pensions

New Long-Term Care Reforms Due To Be Announced

A shake-up of long-term care could result in a fairer system for people who need to enter nursing homes according to David Budworth.

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15th Jul 2009
Gareth Hargreaves
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Finance > Pensions

Boost Your Pension – Ways To Make Money In Retirement

From running a B&B to writing a book about your area of expertise, Jim Green, author of Earn Money In Retirement, shows you 10 ways to supplement your pension.

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14th Jul 2009
Gareth Hargreaves
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Finance > Pensions

Brits miss out on £720m pension tax relief

Brits saving for retirement are missing out on an extra £720m by not making additional pension contributions.

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16th Jun 2009
Gareth Hargreaves
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Finance > Pensions

We can't afford to retire

If the recession, the banking crisis and rising unemployment aren't bad enough news try this: you can't afford to retire.

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12th Jun 2009
Gareth Hargreaves
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Finance > Pensions

Annuities income hit as rates hit bottom

More than half a million people retiring this year will see their income slashed as a direct result of the Government's attempts to resuscitate the economy.

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19th Mar 2009
Gareth Hargreaves
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Finance > Pensions

Pensions - What You Should Know

If you do decide to take early retirement, you cannot get Retirement Pension until you reach state pension age, but you can get a forecast of how much Retirement Pension you can expect to get.

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26th Mar 2008
Gareth Hargreaves


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