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Private pensions give £10,000-a-year boost in retirement: five ways to maximise yours

Private pensions give £10,000-a-year boost in retirement: five ways to maximise yours

People who have saved into a private pension are better off to the tune of £10,000 a year on average, according to a new study carried out by the Office for...

HMRC repays £26m in overpaid pension tax: how to claim it back

HMRC repays £26m in overpaid pension tax: how to claim it back

Over 55s who overpaid income tax when they withdrew money from their pension savings have been refunded more than £26m in just the past three months, new figures from HMRC...

Credit crackdown: payday loan cap remains, but overdrafts face ‘fundamental’ reform

Credit crackdown: payday loan cap remains, but overdrafts face ‘fundamental’ reform

The way banks charge people to use their overdraft faces fundamental reform and is punishing the most vulnerable customers, a report into the credit market has found. The Financial Conduct...

Ask an expert: ‘My father died in 1989, leaving everything to my late mother. What’s the inheritance tax allowance on her estate?’

Ask an expert: ‘My father died in 1989, leaving everything to my late mother. What’s the inheritance tax allowance on her estate?’

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. I am sorting out my late...

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Five pension freedom problems that could be costing you money in retirement

Five pension freedom problems that could be costing you money in retirement

Retirees could be overpaying tax, missing out on investment growth or losing other valuable pension benefits by taking all of their money out of their pension and moving it to...

Revealed: the true cost of record-high car insurance premiums

Revealed: the true cost of record-high car insurance premiums

Drivers aged 55 to 60 have seen the biggest hike in car insurance premiums in the past year, while almost all age groups are now paying record amounts for cover,...

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

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

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

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...

Pensioners missing out on £2bn worth of free money

Pensioners missing out on £2bn worth of free money

More than three million people are missing out on a free pension contribution from their employer by failing to make just a small increase to their savings – worth as...

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