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Mothercare Pensions On The Move As Firm Collapses

In a sign that bosses might have been aware of the imminent collapse of high street mum and baby store Mothercare was on the...

Pension Freedom Withdrawals Top £30 Billion

Pension withdrawals show no sign of flagging even though cash taken from pots dropped slightly in the past year. The latest official data from HM...

Should Pension Savers Have The Right To Manage Their Money?

Pension regulators are chasing their own tails over the right of retirement savers to manage their own money. The issue providers, savers, advisers and regulators...

QROPS List – November 1, 2019

Gibraltar has moved up to the seventh most popular QROPS destination for British expats switching their retirement pots offshore. With seven new pensions opening in...

Millions Of Savers Could Lose Out As Pensions Go Missing

Millions of workers could miss out on retirement money stashed in lost pensions, pension experts are warning. Three out of four workers claim that they...

DB Pension Transfers Top Out At Record High – For The...

Employers were offering record £260,400 pension transfer values at the start of September before the value of golden goodbyes dropped dramatically. The peak was hit...

Lifetime Allowance Unfair To Pension Savers

Retirement savers are finding their plans to plough money into pensions are stifled by prices rising slower than wages. The annual increase in the lifetime...

DB Transfer Message Is Confusing For Pension Savers

The fuss about transfers from direct benefit pensions shows no sign of abating despite action by consumer watchdogs to cool the market. The Financial Conduct...

QROPS List – October 15, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs QROPS list for expats with offshore pensions HMRC QROPS List - By country Country No of QROPS Australia 1026 Austria 4 Barbados 1 Belgium 1 Bulgaria 3 Canada 2 Denmark 2 EU Institution 1 Finland 1 Germany 8 Gibraltar 31 Guernsey 61 Hong Kong 10 India 13 Ireland 69 Isle of Man 358 Jersey 62 Kenya 2 Latvia 3 Liechtenstein 2 Luxembourg 2 Malta 36 Netherlands 50 New...

Money Is Still A Taboo Subject For Couples In Retirement

Money is a taboo topic for tens of thousands of retired couples who keep financial secrets from their partners. Rather than paint a rosy picture...

Pension Scammers Trick Savers Out Of Millions

Three scammers who tricked more than 200 savers to switch £12 million of retirement cash to a pension liberation scam have been banned from...

Retirement Saving Numbers That Just Don’t Add Up

Few of savers put enough cash aside to fund a comfortable retirement, but studies suggest this is because most people don’t understand how much...

Five Golden Rules For Spending In Retirement

Sensible spending in retirement is not all about budgets and spreadsheets but the order in which money is spent as well. That’s why working out...

QROPS List – September 16, 2019

The first new QROPS offshore pension since April 2018 has opened in Canada. The IAG Saving and Retirement Plan marks a return to the fold...

£125m QROPS Tax Windfall Plan Flops For HMRC

Plans to raise millions of pounds from retirement savers from the QROPS overseas transfer charge have flopped. HM Revenue & Customs forecast a £125 million...

QROPS List – September 1, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. HMRC QROPS List - By country Country No of QROPS Australia 987 Austria 4 Barbados 1 Belgium 1 Bulgaria 3 Denmark 2 EU Institution 1 Finland 1 Germany 8 Gibraltar 32 Guernsey 62 Hong Kong 8 India 12 Ireland 70 Isle of Man 356 Jersey 60 Kenya 2 Latvia 3 Liechtenstein 2 Luxembourg 2 Malta 36 Mauritius 1 Netherlands 43 New...

Falling Gilts Push Up Pension Deficits

Falling gilt yields are impacting on the values of pension funds, according to new data. Long term gilt interest rates have dropped 0.3% since the...

Savers See Pension Transfer Values Hit A New High

Retirement savers switching their defined benefit funds have been offered the highest golden goodbyes ever by their company pension schemes. Average transfer values hit a...

Over 55s Pay For Kid’s Home Because It’s A Nice Thing...

Saving for retirement used to mean putting money aside to fund  a financially comfortable old age, but no more. Today’s over 55s are increasingly spending...

QROPS Tax Hacks For British Expats

British expats can transfer their UK pension savings to a pension in another country - but they could fall foul of tax implications. HM Revenue...