Pensions Savings Investments

Review into state pension retirement age

The government has launched a review into the retirement age for people aged under 55.

Savers underestimating how much they need for retirement

8 out of 10 people are unaware of how much they need to save to achieve their target for retirement, according to research by Seven Investment Management.

Investors expect dividend cuts

56% of personal investors are concerned that businesses may cut their dividends, according to research by The Share Centre.

Retired household income remains steady

Retired household income was largely unaffected by the economic downturn, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Auto enrolment for Pensions

The new compulsory auto enrolment pension regulations are now in full swing and yet too many small businesses who have yet to "stage" are burying their heads in the sand

Pension ISA tax relief could lower savings

The potential pension ISA tax relief currently being considered by the government could lower savings by a sixth, according to research by the Association of British Insurers.

Self-employed not paying into pensions

Only 17% of self-employed people are saving into a pension, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Millennials saving more than 35-55 year olds

The millennial generation – those who have reached adulthood in the year 2000s (18-34 years old), have twice the amount of money and half the debt as those aged 35-55.

Early pension exit charges to be capped

Chancellor George Osborne has announced an end to “prohibitive” charges faced by those accessing their pension pots.

Businesses still unclear on auto-enrolment

45% of business owners without a workplace pension scheme are still unclear about their responsibilities.

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