Women on £1 a week ‘graduated’ state pensions could be owed tens of thousands

‘Unclaimed winning lottery tickets’: Steve Webb has helped three more women get huge state pension payouts from the Government Around 5,000 women on tiny state pensions of £1 a week could be due backpayments worth tens of thousands of pounds, former Pensions Minister Steve Webb has revealed. This small group of women might be ‘sitting … Read more

Will you suffer a ‘horrible shock’ at retirement? How to build a decent pension

Many workers are heading for disappointment when they retire on far less comfortable pensions than those enjoyed by today’s older generation, a finance expert warns. Employers dumping generous, guaranteed final salary pensions and government hikes to the state pension age are among eight hurdles that will make people saving now poorer in retirement than they … Read more

Five pension tax tips for savvy savers

Tom Selby: Anyone with spare cash should consider making the most of their available pension allowances before the tax year ends on 5 April Tom Selby is a senior analyst at financial services firm AJ Bell. The coronavirus pandemic and national lockdown has placed huge strain on millions of people’s incomes, with worries about future employment … Read more