Retirement planning

Government eases pain of NHS pension tax bill crisis

The government will pay pension tax bills of high-earning NHS staff caught by the annual allowance taper.

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Your essential guide to: the state pension and how the goalposts will shift in future

We demystify the complex rules applying to those reaching retirement age after 6 April 2016.

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Women saving for retirement at record high but £78,000 gender savings gap remains

Majority of women earning under £20,000 are not putting enough aside for retirement, research reveals.

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Better-educated pensioners ‘more likely to be duped by scammers’

Better-educated Britons are more likely to be a victim of fraud as they think they are too intelligent to be tricked, says regulator.

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Grandparents save families £6,600 a year in childcare costs

Every week, grandparents carry out £127 worth of childcare duties.

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Why pension pots are not always better together

Pension Clinic: Steve Webb explains why combining pension pots can lead to the loss of valuable benefits.

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A nine-month transfer? No wonder there is pension apathy among the young

Money Observer’s Prudent Parent on the long-winded process that is the consolidation of pension pots.

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Nine pension rules: true or false?

Some pension rules can have a significant impact on retirement but many people might be in the dark on vital information.

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Special delivery: wake-up pension packs could boost your retirement savings

Starting this winter, 50-year-olds will receive a wake up’ pack from their pension provider. 

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