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Pensions & retirement

Mapped: where the highest-earning pensioners live

Residents of the City of London received an average annual pension income of more than £49,000 in 2014, a whopping 33% rise on the previous year, figures from HMRC have...

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Major dividend tax and pension cuts suspended… for now

The government has suspended major changes to dividend tax and pensions ahead of the snap general election. The changes were supposed to be implemented in the 2017 Finance Bill, but...

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Will the general election affect the state pension triple lock?

With a snap general election announced for 8 June, uncertainty hangs over the future of the state pension – and how much it rise will every year.  Since 2010, pensioners...

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Revealed: how much you need to save for a happy retirement

Are you saving enough for retirement? New Which? research reveals that people aged 20 need to be putting away at least £131 a month to have a comfortable retirement, while...

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Are you due a huge pension tax refund?

Thousands of people who’ve taken big lump sums from their retirement savings could be failing to reclaim huge tax refunds. When you take a lump sum from your pension for the...

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Ask an expert: ‘How can I increase my state pension now the top-up scheme is closed?’

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’m due to receive my state pension...

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Revealed: the tool that lets you see all your pensions in one place

A tool to help you see all your pension savings in one place – dubbed the ‘pensions dashboard’ – was unveiled to the public today for the first time, and...

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State pension age could rise to 70

New reports published today could see some younger people having to wait until they are 70 to get the state pension and the triple lock guarantee disappearing after 2020. The...

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Budget 2017: all the key announcements

A new market-leading savings bond and some significant changes to the taxes paid by self-employed people were the highlights of Philip Hammond’s first (and last) Spring Budget as Chancellor.  While...

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Budget 2017: pension changes avoided

Chancellor Philip Hammond resisted the temptation to make further changes to the pension system in today’s Budget. After the seismic changes in the pensions sector since April 2015, the Chancellor...

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