Research reveals that a fifth of Brits still have no pension savings at all, and people near retirement aren’t doing much better. But it’s never too late to benefit from pensions, as Nick Green explains.
Recent studies show that cautious savers are putting away more in cash than ever before. But with record low interest rates, these sums are fast being eroded by inflation. So what better places might there be for your money?
The UK’s favourite habit is talking about the weather. But lately the economy has proved even harder to predict. So what’s the forecast for businesses, homebuyers, savers, investors and spenders?
When it comes to realistic retirement planning, the most pension-savvy savers live in the East Midlands, according to new findings by Unbiased. But some areas of the country aren’t nearly as confident or well-prepared. Where are you?
Nearly half of women in the UK haven’t thought about how much income they want in retirement, or how much they need to save to get it. New research suggests that women may be less pension-conscious than men – but why?
As new research shows that over 1 in 3 Brits don’t know how big a pension pot they'll need, and 1 in 5 don't even know how much they have, Unbiased unveils a new Pension Calculator to help people of any age plan for the future.
Financial advice has traditionally involved seeing an adviser face-to-face. But Covid-19 has forced both advisers and their clients to rethink. Kay Mechial of Black Lion Wealth reveal’s his firm’s innovative response, replacing ‘face to face’ with ‘person to person’.
Co-founded by Richard Curtis, director of Love Actually and one of the brains behind Comic Relief, Make My Money Matter is a campaign for responsible investment for UK pension funds. Is ethical retirement saving one of the most effective actions you can take?
The Chancellor is poised to remove the state pension triple lock in the wake of COVID-19, potentially saving the UK £4bn a year - but at a cost to future generations of pensioners. Could it happen?
Though many have suffered financially from the COVID-19 lockdown, some Brits are enjoying a mini-windfall due to lower spending. If your savings have received a boost, how can you make the most of it?
Nearly twice as many people are seeking pension drawdown advice via Unbiased, as pension withdrawals hit a new high in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. But those acting without independent advice risk making some big mistakes.
If you’re a higher-rate taxpayer with a workplace or personal pension, then submitting a tax-return (and doing it properly) is a must. Otherwise you’ll miss out on valuable benefits, and might also face hefty tax penalties.