Retirement planning

Over 50s are not taking enough investment risk

Research has found there’s a mismatch between risk and reward when it comes to investing ahead of and during retirement.

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Pension Clinic: The importance of a pension MOT

Leave your pension planning too late, and you risk damaging your retirement prospects. Here's what to do. 

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Call for Aim shares to be stripped of inheritance tax break

The Association of Accounting Technicians has called for several inheritance tax exemptions to be scrapped.

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Retirees look to leave a legacy instead of spending their fortunes

A new report reveals how much of their wealth people currently tend to spend in retirement

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How to calculate a suitable drawdown amount from your pension pot

Retirees can now take regular income from their pension pots. However, calculating how much drawdown is sustainable is a complex – and crucial – task.

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Workplace pensions: numbers saving soar, but average amount saved plunges

Government data shows a 5 per cent increase in the total amount being saved in workplace pensions, but average savings levels fall to an all-time low.

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Here’s why women retire on £4,900 a year less than men

There is a retirement income gender gap in the UK – here’s what needs to happen for it to close

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Early-retired urged to review state pension top-up options

People who stopped working before they reached state pension age can top up their national insurance record to get a full state pension
 

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Millennials need to save £1,000 a month to retire at 55

A 30-year-old hoping to retire at 55 will have to save around £1,000 a month (net of tax relief), according to new research by the Pension Review Service (PRS).

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