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How A Pension Break Can Impact Retirement Finances

Taking a break from making pension contributions can cost much more than the savings by the time a saver retires, argues a new study. The...

Making Yourself Ready To Invest

You have several pounds saved in a bank and you want a better return than the poor interest rate you are getting, so what...

Big Fines Await Workers Saving Too Much In Pensions

Workers are often chastised for not saving enough for retirement, but fines lie in wait for the tens of thousands who save too much. The...

Young Adults Trapped In A Money Spiral They Can’t Escape

It seems most of us feel unfulfilled financially and despair they will never have enough spare money to spend how they like. This despondent thought...

Life’s Milestones Are Coming Much Later For Adults

Life’s financial milestones don’t come so thick and fast nowadays, according to the latest official data detailing the rites of passage into adulthood. We used...

Postal Workers Hope New Pension Will Deliver

Millions of savers could retire with more money to spend in their later years after the government rubber-stamped a new-style pension. Collective defined Contribution (CDC)...

How Do Your Finances Compare With The Average Earner?

How do your finances compare to those of an average British adult who ends the month with £276 of disposable income? That works out at...

Middle-Aged Face A £68,000 Pension Shortfall

A third pensioners of tomorrow looking forward to financially comfortable golden years are in for a shock as their income falls £68,000 short of...

What is the Zurich Futura Life Policy?

Life is often not what you expect and neither is the Zurich Futura, which stacks up as a Swiss Army knife of  life insurance...

Judge Slams HMRC For Unreasonable Pension Ruling

The tax man has lost a landmark case against cancelling lifetime allowance pension protection which could lead to a string of court cases. The First-Tier...

Too Much Choice Is Leading To A Fear Of Investing

Too much choice is overwhelming investors who want simple money management and less risk, according to a new survey. Facing competing claims from more than...

You Don’t Need To Be Wealthy To Save Some Money

It’s not true that investors need a sizeable wedge of cash to put aside into stocks and shares every month. A modest amount of cash...

Retirement Dreams Are A Financial Nightmare For Many

There’s a big gap between how people would like to spend their retirement and their financial reality, according to a new survey. Travelling, taking up...

Young Savers Don’t Know What To Save For Retirement

A fifth of young adults believe they can comfortably get through their retirement on a pension pot of just £50,000, says new research. Although a...

Pension Transfers On Hold After Equal Benefits Ruling

If you are planning to transfer retirement savings out of a final salary company pension, then you may be too late. Retirement savers who want...

Women Only Save A Fraction Of Men’s Pension Cash

Retirement saving for women is falling well short of the sums men have set aside at the same age, says a new report. A 65-year-old...

The Pension Savings Dilemma For Young Workers

The problem for most people on an average wage is they cannot afford to live now and put away enough money for retirement. Saving is...

Money Worries That Aren’t Worth The Bother

Everyone worries about money at some time, but a new study suggests people are concerned about the small things that don’t really matter rather...

Self-Employed Missing Out On £450,000 Pension Kitty

Millions of self-employed workers are missing out on retirement cash windfalls because they are not saving into a pension. They are left to fend for...

Consolidating Pensions Can Double Your Money

Most of us have several jobs during our working life, which means we often leave pension pots along the way to retirement. Consolidating these pension...