Retirement planning

House of Lords strengthens pension dashboard plans

The Lords has this week introduced two important amendments which should make the dashboard system more robust.

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Pensions Actually: director Richard Curtis supports ethical investing

Make My Money Matter campaign aims to encourage millions of Britons to examine where their pension money is invested.

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Pension investors are moving from life insurers to low-cost Sipps – should you?

Research shows four of the top five most common sources of pension transfers are life companies.

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Workplace pensions review could result in lower fees for savers

A government review of workplace pension charges could result in changes to the 0.75% charge cap for default funds of defined contribution schemes.

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Pension drawdown explained: a guide on your options, Sipps and platform fees

How does ‘flexi-access’ drawdown work? Ceri Jones explains and examines how to use it to meet your pension income needs.

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My search for a truly ethical fund for my pension and Isa

Like many people, Victor Smart wanted to take responsibility for the choice of businesses his money helps finance. Here, he shares the lessons from his quest to align his ethical principles with his investments.

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Taking money from your pension? A raid for the short-term should be ‘last resort’

What do you need to consider before dipping into your life savings to meet short-term needs? Steve Webb explains.

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Think you want a final salary pension transfer? Think twice

Pension transfers can release eye-popping sums of money, but the cash comes with many caveats, warns Ceri Jones.

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‘Quickie’ divorces could result in pension losses for women

Dont forget pensions: new no-fault divorce law could combine with coronavirus stress and create long-term problems for women, experts warn.

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