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Pensions & retirement

The cost of a ‘luxurious’ retirement? £42,000 a year, Which? reveals

Couples need to generate an income of £42,000 a year to have a luxurious retirement of long-haul holidays and new cars, exclusive research by Which? has found - an amount that would require a pension pot in excess of half a million pounds. 

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Over 75 and paying for a TV licence? There’s still time to get it for free – and bag a refund

Pensioners can still benefit from almost a year of free TV licence services – and could also get a refund if they've been paying since they turned 75.

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Pension or property: where should you invest your money?

Some people say their property is their pension, but with life expectancy at an all-time high, is this a reckless investment strategy to take?

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BBC scraps free TV licences for up to 3.7m over-75s: will you have to pay?

Up to 3.7 million pensioners will have to pay for their TV licence from June 2020 - find out how the TV licence system works and if you'll be affected by the changes

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State pension error hits almost 400,000 workers: are you affected?

Almost 400,000 workers received the wrong state pension details find out if your state pension entitlement is correct.

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Revealed: the women battling the government for a fair state pension

The impact has been ‘devastating’ and ‘life-changing’. ‘Dignity, respect and independence’ has been put at risk. The prospect of an unexpected bill has become ‘terrifying’.  These are the words of...

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People underestimating annual care home costs by £17,000

Londoners are in for the biggest shock having underestimated the cost of a nursing home by £33,748 per year - that's more than the average UK salary.

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Are you one of the 1.3 million people missing out on pension credit?

More than one million are missing out on top-ups to their state pension - find out if you're entitled to pension credit.

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Is the future of the state pension triple lock in doubt?

Pensioners could see the scrapping of the state pension triple lock, free bus passes and free TV licences, according to a new government report

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HMRC overcharges more than £400m in pension tax: are you affected?

HMRC has overcharged savers £402m in pension tax since 2015. Find out if you've been affected and how to claim your retirement income back from the taxman.

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