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Thousands missing out on £30,000 in state pension

Which? takes a look at National Insurance credits for partners of armed forces personnel and how you can claim up to £30,000 in state pension.

Could your pension last until you’re 100?

We're all living longer but a lot of us are still underestimating how much we'll need to save for retirement. Find out how to secure your future income.

Ask an expert: did I miss out on state pension by caring for my child?

Our Which? Money expert looks at who qualifies for National Insurance credits and why they are important for your state pension entitlement.

Autumn Budget 2017: state pension to rise by 3%

The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, today declined to make substantial changes to pensions in his Autumn Budget. Most significantly, he avoided tinkering with the tax relief system, contrary to widespread speculation...

Millions to miss out on the chance to see if their state pension is correct

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has reversed a decision to show millions of people how their state pension is calculated, potentially keeping them in the dark about whether or not...

Two million facing new state pension payment headache

Just under two million people have been told by the government they will no longer be able to collect their state pension and other benefits using a Post Office Card...

Simplified tax returns for millions

Death of the tax return? HMRC simplifies self assessment

Millions of people could be freed from the hassle of submitting a tax return, as HMRC begins its roll out of a simplified system for some taxpayers. Around 11 million...

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Retiring later: average Brit now working beyond state pension age

Both men and women are increasingly staying at work beyond the state pension age, official figures show – but how much do you need for a comfortable retirement? Data published...

Ask an expert: ‘I receive a ‘bridging’ pension as I took early retirement. Can I have more than one?’

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. At the age of 50, I...

State pension age to hit 68 by 2039

The government has announced that people will have to wait until they are 68 to qualify for the state pension from 2037. Under the proposed new timetable, the state pension...

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