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Pension freedoms: can you be trusted with your savings?

Claims that retirees are using the pension freedoms to recklessly spend on fast cars, booze and gambling have been put to the Commons Work and Pensions Committee - but new Which? research paints a more sober picture.

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...

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...

Can this tactic help you avoid a huge pension tax bill?

Withdrawing a tiny amount of money from your pension could help you avoid a trap that has potentially caused thousands of people to overpay tax on their retirement savings. If...

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...

Is your pension company one that owes millions to customers?

Standard Life and Prudential, historically two of the UK’s biggest annuity providers, have set aside millions of pounds to compensate people who have potentially been sold the wrong annuity product....

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10 essential tips to boost your retirement income

Retired families now have higher incomes than those in work on average, according to new figures. A report published by the Resolution Foundation earlier this week found that pensioner households...

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