In: Retirement

financially secure retirement

Are you on track to a financially secure retirement future?

When you are at the point of retiring, the new pension freedoms have opened up all sorts of alternative strategies to…

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planning for retirement

Driving towards the next phase of your life

Getting the date right can help you reach your destination sooner At some point you’ll say ‘goodbye’ to your co-workers, get…

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financial future

Your money, your choice

Supporting your future financial requirements You can pay into as many pension schemes as you want; it depends on how much…

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saving for retirement

One in eight will retire with no pension in 2018

Excuses to avoid facing the difficult work of saving for retirement Retirement is one of our biggest financial challenges. As with…

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retirement risks

Avoiding hidden dangers in retirement

Make sure you don’t run out of money or face a reduced standard of living Increasingly, more and more pensioners are…

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financial planning for retirement

Why being over 40 is the new mid-20s

Healthier lifestyles and feeling happier about financial planning for retirement An increasing number of middle-aged Britons are getting healthier as they…

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retirement income

What will influence your retirement income needs?

What will influence your retirement income needs? Retirement is a time for you to do the things you’ve always wanted. When…

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How to make the most of your retirement

How to make the most of your retirement

Steps you could take to increase your eventual income Even if retirement isn’t far away, there are steps you could take…

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things to consider for retirement

Things to take into account once you’ve retired

How our spending might change in retirement Living longer is a good thing, right? Most people would probably agree with that….

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retirement knowledge

Are you sleepwalking into retirement poverty?

Lack of pension knowledge among UK adults The UK’s middle-aged workers could be sleepwalking into retirement poverty. Four in ten people…

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retirement planning cotswolds

‘Miss List’

With retirement in your sights, what do you think you’ll miss? Spending time with family, easily having a shower or bath…

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financial goals

7 pension tips for nurturing your nest egg in 2018

Helping you realise your financial goals We’ve now entered a new age of retirement planning with the introduction of pension freedoms….

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long-term saving

The bank that likes to say ‘yes’

Repeated payouts to children could have a detrimental impact on your own long-term saving Many parents who are in a position…

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better pension deal

Shopping around for a better pension deal

Consumers lost £130 million by sticking with the same pension provider in 2016 New research finds consumers could be missing out…

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retirement in the Cotswolds

Planning for your retirement

Getting ready to slow things down One of the critical aspects of retirement planning is how you structure your financial affairs to…

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gender wage differences

Gender income gap

Minimising the impact on your retirement income The gap between women’s and men’s annual average expected retirement incomes in 2017 has…

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what tax you have to pay in retirement

Retirement taxation

Understanding the bottom line – tax in retirement Retired households handed over an average of £7,400 each in tax last year…

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retirement age

Working 9 to 5

Almost three quarters of employees expect to work beyond the traditional retirement age The proportion of UK employees who say they…

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retirement choices

Retirement choices

How much time do you spend planning for retirement? The 2015 pension freedoms gave us greater flexibility over our retirement options,…

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care costs

Funding future care costs

‘The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young’ With the UK’s population ageing,…

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UK PENSIONS

Pension time bomb

Planning to prevent the financial equivalent of climate change Millions of workers across the UK could be heading for a significant…

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pension advice

Pension booster

Setting goals for retirement The Set the Right Goals study from Zurich UK found that those who set specific goals for…

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retirement plans

Millions change retirement plans post–EU vote

Turbulence in the economy has left many feeling confused The UK’s decision to leave the EU has left over two million[1]…

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save for retirement

Gender savings gap widens

Report findings suggest this trend is set to continue Half of women (52%) are now saving adequately for their retirement compared…

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long term care planning

Long term care planning – Who will care for you in old age?

Making provision in a way that meets your needs and wishes As a population we are living longer, and with an…

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preparing for retirement

How financially prepared are you for your retirement?

Men narrow the gap on women when it comes to life expectancy Thanks to healthier lifestyles and advances in medicine, people…

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saving for retirement

Getting ready for life beyond work

Three-year growth in adequate retirement saving steadies Nobody knows quite what the future holds. Changing life plans and priorities will mean…

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pension advice

Pensioners financially ‘reliant on others’

New research outlines typical financial situations A small number of pensioners are relying on loved ones to help them financially during…

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mortgage repayments

Retirement advice – The run-up to retirement

What the over 50s do with their money once the mortgage is paid off Britain’s over 50s are splashing their extra…

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