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

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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.


More articles on pensions and pensions freedom

When it pays to top up your spouse’s retirement fund

Sometimes it can make more sense to pay into your spouse’s pension than your own. Natalie Stanton explains.

Should you trust master trusts?

Master trusts have returned to favour following auto-enrollment on pensions. But should you trust them? Natalie Stanton investigates.

Hold back before tapping your pension savings

Chancellor George Osborne is doing away with rip-off exit fees on pension schemes. But don’t be in too much of a hurry to access your savings. Natalie Stanton explains.

Beware the latest pension grab

George Osborne has already made a raft of bold changes to Britain’s pension system. But he’s not done yet, says Natalie Stanton.

Pensions: the counter-revolution

An awful lot of people are beginning to wish Geogre Osborne had never started down the path of pensions reform, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

When will you be able to retire?

Changes to pensions mean many women will get their pension later than they expected. Sarah Moore explains.

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