retirement

31% of respondents felt ‘in control and organised’ when it came to retirement

Britons feel ‘in control and organised’ when planning their retirement

Most people would describe themselves as ‘in control and organised’ when planning for their retirement, according to new research from private and commercial bank Arbuthnot Latham .

Having surveyed nearly 300 respondents, Arbuthnot discovers their attitudes towards retirement based on how they plan to spend their time, where they will live and how they will fund their retirement....

Many people are not paying into a pension or do not understand their pension 

Are you missing out on pensions knowledge and contributions?

According to new research from leading digital marketing agency, AccuraCast , both men and women are still missing out on pension knowledge and pension savings. The survey asked 1,000 respondents how they felt about their pension pot and the results found that many people were still not paying into a pension and more worryingly did not understand their pension.

The survey shows the...

Confused about retirement savings? 7 popular pension myths busted

The minimum amounts that can be put into workplace pensions will be stepped up from April, as UK savers are encouraged to put aside more for their retirement.

Under automatic enrolment rules, from April 6, the minimum that can be put in by employers and their staff will increase from 5% of qualifying earnings to 8%. Within the new 8% rate, at least 3% must be paid by the employer,...