New State Pension
For those reaching state pension age on or after April 6 2016
The state pension has undergone a huge change. While the Government's aim has been to make it fairer for all and easier to understand retirement income, it's still a minefield for most – and some have also lost out with 2016's overhaul.
Pension Freedom - Martin Lewis’ 5 minute briefing
What to do with pensions at retirement
The 6 April 2015 Budget saw the most radical changes to private pensions for a generation. The political spin is it was for 'freedom and choice in pensions'. This sounds like an unmitigated plus. Indeed there are many more options, and for those who know what they're doing it's great, but it also means it's easier to make a mistake.