Pension basics

Have you heard a lot of talk about pensions but not sure what it means for you? Our pension basics will help give you an understanding of them.

Financial jargon you need to know

Louise Ashford explains some of the key financial terms you need to know to navigate the confusing world of finance

Take the #357challenge

The New State Pension works out to a ‘wage’ of just £3.57 an hour. Could you live on that?

How to retire at 55

If you want to take advantage of the pension freedoms available from age 55, here are a few things you should consider

Where can I go for help with my pension?

Whether it’s finding a lost pension, getting investment advice or making a complaint, retiresavvy looks at where to go for help with your pension problems

All about the State Pension top up

If you reach State Pension Age before 6 April next year you could top up your pension by up to £25 a week – here are a few things to consider

Automatic for the people

Recently started paying into a pension or about to be? Chances are you’ve been auto-enrolled – financial journalist Michelle McGagh explains

Bankruptcy and pensions – a legal uncertainty

A court ruling means pension pots could be used to pay for bankruptcy – financial writer journalist Gill Wadsworth looks at how the law stands


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