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Pensions vs ISAs: We have a winner!

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The government is scrapping tax on inherited pensions, yet another welcome policy change. We look at how pensions have been given a new lease of life.

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Would you really never want to retire?

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One in six people aged 65 and above never want to stop working, new research shows. Would you be happy to stay in work for the rest of your life?

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Retirees risk pension funds rotting in low-rate accounts

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New pension rules will give savers more freedom over what to do with their retirement funds. But many just plan to stick the money in the bank.

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Retirees face shock tax bill for cashing in pensions


New rules which make it easier to take money out of a pension could have a sting in the tail, tax experts are warning.

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£3bn unclaimed in forgotten pension schemes

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More than £3 billion is thought to be languishing in unclaimed pensions. Here's how to get your hands on your share of this cash.

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Blog: Telling pensioners when they'll die makes sense

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The government's idea that retirees should be told when they're likely to die has been met with shock. But this information is vital for financial planning.

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Six ways to maximise your pension income

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Confusion over how to turn pension savings into retirement income is being blamed for the current annuity controversy. We explain how to get the right deal.

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Blog: Why five of six common ways to fund retirement will fail

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Six common ways to fund retirement - and why five will fail. Financial adviser Mary Waring explains all.

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Blog: How to beat Britain's pension crisis

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Is our pension system beyond salvation? Should we bother saving for old age? Chris Torney, personal finance editor of the Daily Express, gives his view.

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Calculate your retirement income in five simple steps

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Three-quarters of people nearing retirement don’t know what income they can expect once they stop working. Here are five steps to work out your future retirement income.

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