The UK's new pension rules came into force on 6 April. Find out how these pension changes affect you.

Pensions freedom: How to make sure scammers don’t steal your nest egg

Pensions Freedom Day signalled open season for scammers intent on tricking the unsuspecting out of their pension pots. Kam Patel looks at how to stay safe.

Pensioners: don’t get fleeced twice

Annuity holders looking to take advantage of their new freedom should be extra careful. Merryn Somerset Webb explains why.

Three pension traps for the unwary

Pensions Freedom Day is upon us, and you’re right to be excited, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Just watch out for these three pitfalls.

From 6 April, you can do whatever you like with your pension money. John Stepek explains the changes, and what you should do with your pension pot.

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Richard Thaler: the less attention you pay, the more money you'll have

Merryn Somerset Webb talks to author, academic and fund manager Richard Thaler about pensions freedom, central bankers and fund management fees.

How to protect your pension income

The last few weeks have demonstrated the downside of “pensions freedoms”: the risk of your retirement capital vanishing. Merryn Somerset Webb explains how to avoid losing it all.

Are pension Isas a good idea?

Pensions and Isas both offer savers tax-efficient ways to save, but in slightly different ways. So, how will a ‘pensions Isa’ work? Merryn Somerset Webb explains.

How to spot a dubious investment scheme

As a result of the more flexible pensions regime, regulators are now turning their attention to dubious investment schemes. Sarah Moore reports.

How to avoid pension scams

The new pensions freedom rules have attracted the attention of scammers. Piper Terrett explains what you need to watch out for.

Simon Chinnery: What full pensions freedom means for you

The age of the annuity is over. It’s time to take responsibility for your own future. Merryn Somerset Webb talks to JP Morgan’s Simon Chinnery.

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