Everybody will be happy in the future!" proclaimed the pensions minister last week at the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS). Steve Webb has faith that auto-enrolment and the triple-locked state pension "will ride like the cavalry to the rescue" to ensure retirees' incomes stay sufficient.
According to a new methodology to model retirement, the IFS believes 92% of couples born in the 1940s have accumulated more wealth than they need to maintain their standards of living in retirement. ...
Females can expect to live a greater number of years in poor health than males, according to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) for 2015 to 2017.
Scottish higher-rate taxpayers will benefit from more pensions tax relief than workers on the same salary anywhere else in the UK as income tax bands continue to diverge.
Schemes risk breaking the law and being forced to wind up as The Pensions Regulator (TPR) warns some may be master trusts but do not know so.
As a hectic 2018 draws to an end, Jonathan Stapleton wishes readers a quieter 2019.