Take advantage of the global bond bubble and cash in that final salary pension scheme, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Pensions are changing. Old-style defined-benefits pensions are disappearing. State coffers are running dry. And the government is constantly fiddling with the pensions rules. A comfortable retirement is by no means guaranteed.
So now more than ever it’s vital that you build up a healthy pot of money that you can draw on to fund your retirement. At MoneyWeek, we can help you do that. Not only accumulating your pension pot throughout your working years, but also making sure it produces the income you need to enjoy your retirement.
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You may have a defined-benefit pension, says David Prosser. But that doesn’t mean you’ll get everything you’ve been promised.
While defined-benefit pensions are the envy of those who don’t have them, ever more people are electing to give them up, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Millions of unmarried couples could be in line for improved pension rights. David Prosser reports.
People who have deferred taking their state pension benefits may be missing out on hundreds of pounds’ worth of support with the cost of their energy bills.
A series of potential controversies and stumbling blocks threaten to delay progress on the pensions dashboard. David Prosser reports.
Thousands of older people who had filled in self-assessment tax returns may not have realised they had a bill to pay.
The clock is ticking for even the smallest employers to comply with the auto-enrolment pensions legislation, says David Prosser.
Thousands of grandparents looking after their children’s children are missing out on a valuable opportunity to boost their pensions.
If you’re an expat expecting to return to the UK, you might be offered portfolio bonds. But as David Prosser explains, they’re rarely a good idea.
Thinking about how you’re going to pay for care in your old age may not be a pleasant task, but planning early is essential, says Marina Gerner.