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Snorers could receive £12,000 pension boost

Heavy snorers could potentially receive thousands of pounds of extra income in retirement simply by declaring their underlying condition when buying an annuity. MGM Advantage found that people who have sleep apnoea, of which heav...

Auto-enrolment ‘vital’ for our retirement

Pensions have never been so important, according to the Association of British Insurers (ABI), with the Government's auto-enrolment pension scheme just around the corner. As of October 1, workers in the UK will be automatica...

‘Recession could last another 20 years’

Young families could be among the biggest victims of the recession and the economic problems could continue for another 20 years, experts have warned. A battle of sorts could emerge out of the recession between the younger and ol...

How to save for your children

In an ideal world, most parents would have some money set aside to help their children out financially as they spread their wings and...

How to be smart about your pension

According to a survey by the Prudential, Women are more than twice as likely as men to have no private pension provision. The same survey...

Pensions: A real-life example

I had a meeting with a client last week, and I said to her at the end: “I really wish that I had videoed...

What are employer obligations on pensions?

Pensions laws are changing due to government concerns about so many workers failing to save and facing poverty in retirement. Under a new regime coming...

New pensions code to support savers

If you feel like you need a PhD in economics just to choose the pension that suits you best,fear not,for help is at hand. The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has introduced a code of conduct to help you maximise the amoun...

Savings needed for ‘comfy retirement’

It seems like merely surviving the onslaught of bills and other expenses has never been tougher, but putting a little bit aside now can save you from struggling later on. New research has shown that many of Britain's retiree...

Are our pension schemes ready for revamp?

Are you paying a percentage of your monthly salary into a pension scheme to prepare for retirement? If so, what do you think about recent claims that they're out of step with modern society and should be overhauled? ...