The lifetime allowance on individual pension pots is to fall from April, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But there is something you can do.
Don’t get ripped off – shop around before buying an annuity, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Your retirement pot is a tempting target for cash-hungry governments, says Merryn Somerset Webb. So, here’s what you should do.
Buying an annuity when you retire may seem like a good idea, says Merryn Somerset Webb – but there could be a better alternative.
New rules coming into force will affect the fees charged by fund supermarkets. Cris Sholto Heaton explains what that means for you.
Now is the perfect time to get your finances in order. Merryn Somerset Webb points out some areas to focus on.
The financial services industry is no stranger to controversy, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But this time they’ve outdone themselves.
There are five unavoidable forces at work today that mean millions of people could be looking at a miserable retirement. Bengt Saelensminde explains what they are.
Ed Bowsher makes his best guesses on what we are likely to hear in George Osborne’s Autumn Statement.
Increase your chances of achieving the retirement you want by simply working out how much you’re likely to need, and how you’ll get there. Phil Oakley explains.
There is trouble ahead for those with big pension pots – the amount you can save free of tax is due to be cut. Merryn Somerset Webb outlines a few ways to keep the taxman away from your retirement money.
The government has unveiled plans that could spell the demise of the ‘perfect pension’. Merryn Somerset Webb reports.
While ‘mortgage liberation’ is still perfectly legal, Merryn Somerset Webb explains why you should never be fooled into going for it.
Pensions can be expensive, and many of the default funds aren’t up to the job of providing a decent retirement anyway. So what do you do?
Most of us need to save more for our retirement, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But a pension scheme is not the best place to do it.