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Bereaved families may miss out on underpaid state pension refunds

Bereaved families may miss out on underpaid state pension refunds

The government may find it hard to pay the estates of those who have died before they could get a state pension refund, according to the National Audit Office.

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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.

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.

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.

The secret to a happy retirement? £26,000 per year, Which? research reveals

The secret to a happy retirement? £26,000 per year, Which? research reveals

Two-person households need an average annual income of £26,000 for a comfortable retirement, Which?’s latest research has found. With the past year altering many people’s spending habits or potentially accelerating...

A quarter of a million older people are getting no state pension – but many could claim

A quarter of a million older people are getting no state pension – but many could claim

A quarter of a million people over the age of 70 aren't getting paid any state pension at all, but thousands could be entitled to make a claim.

Government to correct women’s underpaid state pensions by the end of 2023

Government to correct women’s underpaid state pensions by the end of 2023

Married, divorced and widowed women wrongly underpaid their state pension could get their money back sooner than predicted.

Five tips to boost your state pension payments

Five tips to boost your state pension payments

Deferring your state pension could deliver thousands of pounds in extra retirement money. Find out how much you could get, and other ways to up your payments.

Child benefit mistake could cost parents £260 a year in state pension – how to fix the issue

Child benefit mistake could cost parents £260 a year in state pension – how to fix the issue

200,000 couples have got the 'wrong' partner claiming child benefit which could risk their future state pension income. Which? explains how to fix the mistake and transfer National Insurance credits.

Winter Fuel Payment deadline: claim before 31 March or miss out

Winter Fuel Payment deadline: claim before 31 March or miss out

The Winter Fuel Payment helps older people cope with the costs of heating their homes in cold weather. Most receive it automatically but some will need to take action before the looming 31st March deadline

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