Pensions

The UK's revolutionary new pension rules came into force on 6 April. How will these pension changes affect you? In this video, our editor-in-chief Merryn Somerset Webb talks you through the basics. And if you haven't already downloaded our free report on Pensions Freedom Day, you can sign up for it below.

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

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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.

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

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Pensions freedom - here's all you need to know

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.



More articles on pensions and pensions freedom

Earn over £150,000? Pour money into your pension now

If there’s one thing that all the political parties agree on, it’s that the well-off get too much in the way of pension relief. So take full advantage before the election, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

How to protect your pension from fraud

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.

Get ready for a wave of ‘downsizing’ pensioners

If you want to leave as much money as possible to your children, sell your house, live off the capital and leave them your pension, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

Three pension traps for the unwary

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.

Pensions freedom – here's all you need to know

You can now do whatever you like with your pension money. But with that freedom comes responsibility, says John Stepek. Here, he explains how to plan for your own retirement – and what to beware of.

Here’s what not to do on Pensions Freedom Day

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’.

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