Pensions freedom sounds easy. But as Merryn Somerset Webb explains, the reality isn’t quite so simple.
Also known as fund supermarkets, they all offer various fee structures to suit individual investing habits.
In this short video tutorial, Ed Bowsher runs through the nuts and bolts of opening a stocks and shares Isa, and gives you some investment ideas to consider.
In a bid to encourage us to save more, City institutions are developing a ‘digital passport’ that will make opening a new savings account as easy as buying a coffee.
Pensions fraud has always been a problem, but with five million people set to hit 55 in the next five years, the new pension rules introduce new risks. Merryn Somerset Webb explains who to avoid getting stung.
Pensions Freedom Day is almost upon us and you’re right to be excited, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Just watch out for these three pitfalls.
On 6 April 2015, new pension rules came into force. Now, you can do what you like with your money. But with that freedom comes responsibility, says John Stepek. Here, he explains the pension changes, plus how to plan for your own retirement – and what to beware of.
Many savers will come into a significant cash pile on Pensions Freedom Day, says Bengt Saelensminde. Make sure you don’t come down with ‘sudden wealth syndrome’.
Pensions Freedom Day on 6 April will signal open season for scammers intent on tricking the unsuspecting out of their pension pots. Kam Patel looks at how to stay safe.