Ahead of 2017 Cridland review
Study identifies need for council referrals to IFAs
Financial capability is very important
Rising state pension age leaves many at risk of losing out
Charity also facing questions over energy deals
Additional safeguards should be placed on pension freedoms to ensure people do not burn through their pension pots in the first years of retirement or get caught out under tax rules, Age UK has said.
Organisations representing employers, consumers, workers and the elderly have joined the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) in urging the government to rethink its commitment to pot follows member.
The Personal Finance Society (PFS) has established a 'consumer insight panel' to help guide its work on improving consumer confidence and trust in financial advice.
Nearly a quarter of adults (23%) in the UK have lost track of at least one pension pot, according to research from charity Age UK.
Fiona Murphy asks what could happen if the auto-enrolment earnings trigger is raised?
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More than 30% of people aged over 60 are confused about annuities, research conducted by Age UK has found.
Fiona Murphy asks IFAs how government austerity measures have affected clients' retirement planning.
Consumer groups are "extremely concerned" about the government's decision to pursue a pot-follows-worker approach to pension consolidation.
The number of older people in debt has risen sharply over the past year, research from Age- UK reveals.
Pensioners could benefit from local authority plans to freeze council tax in households across England next year.
Ian Atkinson, long term care (LTC) specialist and an IFA with Retirement Solutions, believes renewed debate around the Dilnot report may result in a new wave of LTC products.