As the Housing Secretary calls on the government to allow first-time buyers to access their pension funds to help fund a deposit on a house, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) argue against the proposal.
Those aged 43 - 54 account for the largest percentage of overall pension contributions, however they still aren’t contributing as much as they should be.
Being aware of the rules around leaving your pension to a beneficiary after you die can avoid lost money or confusion with wills.
Workers’ pension contributions are set to increase in the very near future.
It’s never a bad time to save money into a retirement fund, however there are big changes coming to pensions in 2019, which you may want to read up on…
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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) stated this week that they would attempt to drive value for money for those in pension schemes.
The Treasury has confirmed that it is looking at ways to change some of the ways in which pensions tax relief is provided.
According to new figures, women are saving a larger percentage of their income into a pensions than men.
Just seven months remain until the UK leaves the European Union, and with an ever increasing chance of a “No-Deal Brexit”, we take a look at what that means for you.
Many people, especially young people, put off contributing into a pension as they just aren’t sure how and why they should. Here are the basics of pensions to help you maximise your retirement fund.
According to a new report, workers should be saving at least 12% of their annual wage into a pension.
Hundreds of thousands of over 40s are at risk of being left short when it comes to their retirement savings.
Pensions freedoms have brought financial flexibility for those entering retirement age, however you must be aware of the consequences of withdrawing lump sums from your pension pot, especially if you plan on doing so before retirement age.
According to a leading investments firm, workers should have double their annual salaries in savings by the time they reach their mid-30s.
The new tax year has arrived, and with it comes sweeping changes to the way you pay tax…
Following pressure from numerous groups, the government will ban cold calls relating to pensions as of this summer.
Millions of British workers will see their automatic pension contributions increase from April this year.
The 2017 Budget was delivered on 22nd November by Chancellor Philip Hammond, and contained big changes, particularly for first time buyers.
Many older workers are expecting to use inheritance money or property sales to boost their retirement funds, as saving is becoming more difficult.