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Pension jargon buster

Working out how much money you have for retirement is hard enough without having to navigate your way through a fog of baffling financial...

How Funding Retirement Has Changed For Baby Boomers

Baby boomers have significantly higher retirement incomes than pensioners of the same age would have expected 25 years ago, according to new research. The earnings...

Pensioners Have More Cash To Spend On Fun Than Ever

Big spending pensioners have more money than ever to splash on having fun, eating and drinking out, according to new research. They regularly fork out...

360,000 State Pension Forecasts Wrong, Admits Minister

Hundreds of thousands of retirement savers have planned their state pension spending based on the wrong figures, a red-faced minister has admitted. At least 360,000...

WASPI Women Take State Pension Row To High Court

Campaigners protesting about government handling of a change to the age when they receive a state pension have taken their fight to the High...

You Don’t Stop Paying Taxes When You Retire

If you think you stop paying taxes when you retire, then think again and be ready to see the tax man swipe a large...

Switzerland: Pensions And Retirement For Expats

Expats flock to Switzerland for the high standard of living and good wages - but few realise how the Swiss pension system will affect...

How To Top Up Your State Pension

If you have missed some vital years that mean your state pension is less than expected, don't despair because you can buy a top...

£3 Billion Bill To Uprate Expat State Pensions

In the ongoing Brexit uproar, the government has buried a fascinating document  detailing the costs of uprating frozen state pensions for more than 500,000...

90% Of Workers Daydream About Retirement

Retirement may seem like a distant dream for many workers, but nearly nine out of 10 idle their days away planning to give up...

The Best Time To Sort Out Your Retirement Income Is Now

Sorting out your pension so you know how much money you and your partner must live on in retirement is a crucial financial planning...

When Will I Get My Pension Cash?

If you are dreaming of giving up work at an early age, then think again unless you are sure you will have other income...

DWP Slams Door Shut On WASPI State Pension Complaints

Thousands of women protesting about changes to the state pension age have had their complaints closed by the Department of Work and Pensions. The DWP...

State Pension Ages Rise For Millions Of Baby Boomers

The UK state pension age has just gone up for millions of people born after December 5, 1953. The rise is the first of a...

Do You Make Risky Retirement Finance Decisions?

One in seven over 40s risk struggling with their finances during retirement, according to a new report. They are considered high risk because they do...

Rudd Takes Over As Pensions And Benefits Supremo

Tory Brexiteer Amber Rudd has taken over as the fourth Work and Pensions Secretary in just over two years. She inherits a chair left vacant...

MPs Set To Tackle Expat Frozen State Pensions

Moves are underway for expats to launch a fresh attempt at overturning rules which freeze their state pensions. For 70 years, British expats have argued...

Do Foreign Spouses Inherit Expat Pensions?

A question expats married to a foreign spouses often ask is if their partners will inherit their UK pensions should they die before them. Expats...

Waspi Women Come Of Age As Pension Equality Rules Start

Women who are 65 years old on or after November 6, 2018 are the first who must wait until the same age as a...

A Million Pensions Worked Out On Wrong Payment Data

Almost a million retirement savers will have to get by with wrongly calculated pension payments because the tax man has pulled the plug on...