Retirement planning

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The Guardian view on 'unretirement': older workers could help with labour shortages | Editorial
Editorial: Ministers need to better target policies to encourage economically inactive 50- to 64-year-olds back to work


21, Aug, 2023 @5:30 PM

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UK’s LGBTQ+ community ‘more likely’ to face real hardship in retirement
Data shows 44% at risk of struggling to afford food and heating after leaving workplace

Rupert Jones

19, Aug, 2023 @6:00 AM

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With interest rates soaring, can an annuity secure a happy retirement?
Once written off as poor value, sales are on the up with better returns. But many retirees remain sceptical. So are they a good option?

Shane Hickey

10, Jul, 2023 @8:00 AM

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‘It’s exhausting but I think I’m going to have to keep working’: the over-65s who can’t afford to retire
Many of those who have left the workplace are being forced to return by the cost of living crisis in order to bolster their finances

Jedidajah Otte

01, Jul, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Fancy a top-up? Why the time is right for a £60,000 pension boost
People now have almost two years to improve their state pension substantially by filling in any gaps in national insurance contributions

Shane Hickey

19, Jun, 2023 @8:00 AM

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UK will have to raise retirement age after election, minister says
Work and pensions secretary says his successor will have to ‘grasp nettle’ of bringing forward rise to 68

Rowena Mason Whitehall editor

11, May, 2023 @3:48 PM

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British workers increasingly likely to work into their 70s, research suggests
Cost of living crisis forcing some older people to stay in work as data shows 61% increase in number of over-70s in employment

Rob Davies

30, Apr, 2023 @1:15 PM

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How can we release equity from our home as we start retirement plans?
The property is worth £330,000 and we have no dependants – we know a lifetime mortgage is one option

Virginia Wallis

17, Apr, 2023 @6:00 AM

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UK pensions: how to make sure you get the best income in retirement
Experts offer tips on how to make the best of your contributions – and whether you could even afford to retire early

Patrick Collinson

16, Apr, 2023 @6:00 AM

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UK pensions: how much do you need to retire as the cost of living soars?
As inflation bites into pension pots, we find out what it takes to keep up your standard of living

Patrick Collinson

15, Apr, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Decision on bringing forward UK pension age rise to 68 delayed until after election
Move affecting millions born in early 1970s unlikely to come before general election expected in 2024

Phillip Inman

30, Mar, 2023 @1:56 PM

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Millennial generation despairs of being able to afford to retire
We asked them a simple question: How much do you pay into a private pension? The answers that came back were stark

Jedidajah Otte

27, Mar, 2023 @8:00 AM

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