Pensioners to get £25 a week state pension boost
Pensioners will be able to buy top-ups of as much as £25 in extra state pension per week from autumn next year
3 April 2014
Annuities code to protect retirees begins
A new code of conduct for annuity providers has been launched today
1 March 2013
FSA to probe annuities market 'failure'
The financial regulator is launching a review into whether people buying an annuity are getting a
31 January 2013
Pension charges under the microscope in OFT investigation
The workplace pension market is to be investigated amid concerns over high charges and poor competition
17 January 2013
Government pledge over high pension charges
Employers could be letting workers down by enrolling them in workplace pensions that aren't value for money
11 October 2012
Do you really need to pay for financial advice?
Danny Cox, from financial advisers Hargreaves Lansdown, asks whether DIY investing is the future
14 September 2012
Pensions auto-enrolment delay 'a mistake'
Tom McPhail, from financial adviser firm Hargreaves Lansdown, says the Government hold-up could discourage pension saving
23 December 2011
Pension income could fall due to quantitative easing
Pensioners could soon get a reduced income when buying a retirement cash stream, experts warn
7 October 2011
Plans to improve annuity choice unveiled
New rules will come into force to help consumers get better deals when turning their pension into a regular income
27 September 2011
'Don't panic', investors are told, amid market slump
Experts point out investments are usually a long-term game so there may be time for the market to bounce back
5 August 2011
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