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Pensions & retirement

‘I feel humiliated, depressed and angry’: the devastating impact of pension scams

‘I feel humiliated, depressed and angry’: the devastating impact of pension scams

We hear from a pension scam victim who lost £50,000 of her retirement savings, and look at the tactics criminals are using to steal your nest egg.

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Paying for care: how can you make your savings last longer?

Paying for care: how can you make your savings last longer?

Our calculations show that many people could run out of money before government reforms to social care take effect

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‘Triple lock’ pension guarantee to be temporarily suspended: how much state pension will you get in 2022?

‘Triple lock’ pension guarantee to be temporarily suspended: how much state pension will you get in 2022?

The annual boost to the state pension will be temporarily watered down to avoid a costly surge in payments for retirees in the aftermath of the pandemic.

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Loophole to beat pension age hike to 57 discovered: should you consider it?

Loophole to beat pension age hike to 57 discovered: should you consider it?

There's a loophole that will allow savers to continue to unlock their private and workplace pensions at 55, instead of 57, but you may have to switch providers. Should you consider it?

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Women’s state pension age increase was ‘maladministered’, rules Ombudsman – will it lead to compensation?

Women’s state pension age increase was ‘maladministered’, rules Ombudsman – will it lead to compensation?

The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman has accused the government of being too slow to tell 1950s-born women their state pension age will increase, sparking new calls for compensation.

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Switch DIY pension provider and save £22,800 before retirement

Switch DIY pension provider and save £22,800 before retirement

Sipps are increasingly popular for savers who want to take more control of their pension, but Which? analysis shows that charges can vary considerably.

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Women underpaid state pensions face new challenge to get full refunds

Women underpaid state pensions face new challenge to get full refunds

Tens of thousands of married, divorced and widowed women are only getting a year’s worth of missing state pensions they're owed, due to an unforeseen legal barrier. Which? shares an account of one woman affected by the issue.

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Pension scam average losses more than double in a year: how to protect your savings

Pension scam average losses more than double in a year: how to protect your savings

Over £2m has been reportedly lost to pension scammers since the start of 2021. Which? looks at ways to help you keep your savings safe.

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Thousands due compensation for poor pension transfer advice: could you claim?

Thousands due compensation for poor pension transfer advice: could you claim?

Thousands of people could get compensation for being wrongly advised to transfer out of their pension. We explain how to spot bad advice, and how to complain.

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How much could the state pension rise by next year?

How much could the state pension rise by next year?

Millions of pensioners could get a record boost to their state pension next year under the 'triple lock' guarantee thanks to artificially high earnings growth.

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