Flexible pensions are tempting. But if you’re lucky enough to have a defined benefits pension, stick with it, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Pensioner bonds are a terrible idea, says Bengt Saelensminde – and morally wrong to boot. Here’s a much better idea for George Osborne to consider.
Anybody planning to take advantage of the new pensions rules needs to think carefully. Cris Sholto Heaton explains.
Pensions minister Steve Webb has proposed massive changes to annuities. Merryn Somerset Webb explains how they would work under the new scheme.
George Osborne has come up with some clever ways to hobble inheritance tax, says Merryn Somserset Webb.
Kam Patel examines the main points of George Osborne’s Autumn Statement, in which he revamped stamp duty and made changes to Isas and pensions.
The new pensions system still won’t allowed you to hold buy-to-let property in your pension wrapper. But there is a clever way to get around this, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Letting savers migrate from final salary pension schemes to defined contribution schemes – where they can get their hands on the money early – is incredibly short-sighted, says Bengt Saelensminde.
Ed Bowsher looks at what the chancellor’s far-reaching pension reforms could mean for your retirement pot.
The many changes to pensions over the years just shows how experimental they are for politicians, says John Stepek.
Thanks to changes in the pensions rules, you’ll soon be able to pass your pension fund directly to your heirs. Merryn Somerset Webb explains.
A pension is as safe a place as any to store your wealth, says Bengt Saelensminde. And it comes with some very attractive tax advantages.
From April next year, you’ll be able to pass on your personal pension to your next of kin. Merryn Somerset Webb explains.
George Osborne’s latest pension reforms mean it really does pay to save for your retirement. Bengt Saelensminde outlines some of the main benefits.
George Osborne has announced more big changes to the pensions system. Merryn Somerset Webb explains what they are, and how they will affect you.
Changes will happen to pension tax relief says Merryn Somerset Webb – whoever wins the next election.