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Don’t worry, be happy

How to build a sustainable retirement income plan It is impossible to consider retirement, and our experience of it, without also considering how we’ll pay for it. But almost 30% of people over the age of 55 are unsure if

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Turbocharge your pension

Will you be able to afford the retirement lifestyle you want? If you’re still working, what kind of life would you like to lead when you’ve said goodbye to the 9-to-5? Saving for your retirement is essential if you want

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Savings behaviour

UK pension system is sustainable but inadequate It’s been estimated that 18% of earnings need to be saved each year to achieve an adequate income during retirement, an International Longevity Centre (ILC) report has concluded.

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UK pension savings gap

The need for a greater awareness of what must be saved today If savers want a particular standard of living at retirement, then they will need a greater awareness of what must be saved today.

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Planning for your retirement

Getting ready to slow things down One of the critical aspects of retirement planning is how you structure your financial affairs to make sure you have sufficient money if and when you stop working.

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Pension freedoms

Will the new retirement rule of ‘no rules’ offer people a better financial future? Following pension reforms, there are now more options for using your private pension pot. Since April 2015, some people over 55 have greater freedom in how

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Shopping around for a better deal

Consumers lost £130 million by sticking with the same pension provider in 2016 New research finds consumers could be missing out on thousands of pounds in retirement by not shopping around for their pension product. This means their pension pot

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Long-forgotten plans

Managing your pension savings effectively and efficiently from a single pot If you’ve worked for two or three different employers, it’s possible you could have a workplace pension from each of them. You might also have set up a personal

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State Pension age rise brought forward

Finding a balance between funding and being fair on future generations of taxpayers Will you be one of the millions of workers that will have to work an extra year before retiring after the Government announced that it would be

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Working 9 to 5

Almost three quarters of employees expect to work beyond the traditional retirement age The proportion of UK employees who say they will work beyond the age of 65 is at an all-time high. The findings from Canada Life identified that

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