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Two million facing new state pension payment headache

Just under two million people have been told by the government they will no longer be able to collect their state pension and other benefits using a Post Office Card...

Simplified tax returns for millions

Death of the tax return? HMRC simplifies self assessment

Millions of people could be freed from the hassle of submitting a tax return, as HMRC begins its roll out of a simplified system for some taxpayers. Around 11 million...

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Retiring later: average Brit now working beyond state pension age

Both men and women are increasingly staying at work beyond the state pension age, official figures show – but how much do you need for a comfortable retirement? Data published...

Ask an expert: ‘I receive a ‘bridging’ pension as I took early retirement. Can I have more than one?’

Every week, Which?’s money experts answer your financial queries. You can submit your questions to money-letters@which.co.uk, or via our Facebook or Twitter pages. Q. At the age of 50, I...

State pension age to hit 68 by 2039

The government has announced that people will have to wait until they are 68 to qualify for the state pension from 2037. Under the proposed new timetable, the state pension...

Ask an expert: ‘Why am I missing state pension qualifying years even though I claimed child benefit?’

Every week, our money experts answer your financial queries. You can submit your questions to money-letters@which.co.uk, or via our Facebook or Twitter pages. Q. My wife recently checked her National Insurance...

Women expect to be £6,000 worse off than men in retirement: how to boost your income

New figures published today show a £6,000 gap in the annual income expected by women in retirement compared to men.  Insurance company Prudential found women expect to retire on an annual...

State pension triple-lock survives in DUP and Conservative deal

There will be no changes to the state pension triple lock or winter fuel payments under the new agreement between the Conservative party and the DUP, signed today.  The state...

Could this tactic boost your pension by £50,000?

In just 30 years’ time life expectancy is set to reach 100 – with experts around the world suggesting that retirement ages need to increase so that people have enough...

State pension triple-lock: will you be better or worse off?

Almost all of the UK’s political parties have published their manifestos and voters now have a clear idea of their positions on one of the key issues affecting their finances...

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