First pensions dashboard expected in 2019

The Government has published plans to create online pensions dashboards, with the first stage expected in 2019. The plans proposed by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) say multiple dashboards will then be introduced in the following years. Pensions...

1 in 3 pension savers ‘not confident’ about retirement

Many people nearing retirement lack confidence when it comes to their pension savings, a report by LV= shows. The survey of 8,529 people found that 33% who plan to retire in the next five years fear they don't have enough funds to live on, and 28% don't know how much...

Retirees ‘not fazed’ by market volatility

Most retired people are choosing to keep their pension savings invested in the same place, despite worries about volatile market conditions. Research by Aegon found that 43% of retirees are concerned about the impact of current market conditions on the sustainability...

Drawdown savers risk running out of pension income

Less than half of people using income drawdown to access their pension pot have a high chance of that income lasting them for the rest of their life, analysis by Royal London has shown. Data from Royal London's drawdown governance service shows that 47% of drawdown...

Cost of moving rises above £10,000

Homebuyers need to cover more than £10,000 on top of their deposit to move house, a study by Post Office Money and the Centre for Economics and Business Research has revealed. The most significant costs making up this figure are estate agent fees, at an average of...