Posts In Pensions
Back in the day, before 2014 pension legislation granted retirees the freedom to do whatever they liked with their pensions, most people bought annuities which guaranteed them an income for life. Sam Barrie talks about why these schemes are a brilliant offering and why more people should be aware of the benefits they provide.
Another day, another pensions crisis. British Airways employees now face uncertainty over their pensions as the airline recently announced that it is proposing to close its defined benefit pension scheme. Sam Barrie investigates.
Defined benefit pension funds in the UK face a combined deficit of £560bn. Infinity's Carl Turner explains how this pension black hole may affect your retirement and why you should act now.
BT pension holders - how will the BT pension deficit affect your retirement and should you be worried?
BT's pension scheme has a gargantuan £9.5bn blackhole. Do you have a BT pension? Should you be worried? Infinity's Carl Turner investigates.
Pension funds were in trouble long before the Brexit vote but, as Infinity's Sam Barrie explains, the referendum result is yet another fly in the ointment.
Confused by pensions? Don't worry you are not alone most people have no detailed knowledge on the subject. Even one of the world's most internationally renowned economists admits he is baffled by the subject.
Infinity's Paul Dodd looks at how Brexit might affect the retirement options available to expatriates with a UK pension.
Paul Dodd takes a look at the UK government's new pension tracking service.
UK pensions specialist Sam Barrie looks at the impact of George Osborne's 2016 budget.
Paul Dodd takes a look at the rumours of another threat to UK pensions.
Recent legislation changes mean that UK retirees no longer need to purchase an annuity but what are the options for financing your retirement. Paul Dodd explains.
Infinity's Carl Turner identifies a sting in the tail of the UK government's pension reforms.
More and more UK company pensions are coming up short. Sam Barrie examines what that means for people in defined benefit pension schemes.
Lynda Calver looks at the complications of the UK state pension system which highlights the need for everyone to regularly review their retirement plans.
Changes to UK pension legislation means that from April 2015 UK public sector pension will not be eligible for pension transfers. If you work in the NHS, the civil service, the fire or police services or the armed forces now is the time to see if QROPS works for you before it is too late.
UK flat-rate pensions are not as simple or as clear-cut as they first seem. Carl Turner looks at the governments rules within rules to try to shed some light on the complex world of the UK State Pension.
UK State Pension rules have changed for people who reach State Pension age on or after 6 April 2016. Paul Dodd takes a look at the effects of the change which some have accused of creating a generational ‘apartheid’.
Just because your pension is operated by a household name does not mean it is well managed. Carl Turner takes a look at under performing pension funds and how they could be damaging your wealth and threatening a comfortable retirement.