All articles tagged with budget.


    Nov 14

    Pension freedom

    The most radical reforms this century In Budget 2014, Chancellor George Osborne promised greater pension freedom from April next year. People will be able to access as much or as little of their defined contribution pension as they want and pass on ...


    Oct 14

    Pension decluttering

    Have you considered tidying up your arrangements? It would appear we are now increasingly becoming a 'consolidation nation', with many people combining their different contracts and services to make them easier to manage. It's a growing trend, and new innovations are coming into the market all the time to tempt consumers. The recent launch of 'quad-play packages', which now combines mobile, home phone, broadband and TV, are a good example. Making it easier Research from YouGov has fo...


    Oct 14

    Clever retirement strategies

    How to influence the income you'll receive in your retirement On 10 July this year, the Office for Budget Responsibility warned that many of us might not be eligible for a State Pension until we reach the age of 70. That's the minimum age AT WHICH t...


    Sep 14

    How bright is your future?

    Millions of over-40s expect to carry on working until they physically can't continue One in five Britons admitted that they are planning to 'work until they drop' in order to have a comfortable retirement, a study from Aviva has revealed. Worries ab...