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....Loraine Maurer of Evansville, Indiana, works two shifts per week, 44 years after joining the hamburger chain. The nonagenarian great-grandmother first joined in 1973 after her husband retired due to disability. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....". One thing Mr Cridland examined, but did not recommend, was variable state pension ages, which would allow some people to retire earlier. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Workforces in hotels and restaurants, manufacturers and transport are made up, respectively, of 33%, 23% and 20% non-UK nationals, according to human resources consultancy Mercer, where partner Gary Simmons says Brexit is taking place on top of a four-year decline in numbers of British-born workers. He says: “Since 2013, the UK-born workforce has been declining as people retire, and we can see how reliant certain industries are on overseas workers filling the gaps. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The idea of a Seoul-based company developing the Moorside plant near Sellafield is not as strange as it might seem. The UK government needs new nuclear power stations to meet greenhouse-gas reduction targets and keep the lights on as ageing coal and atomic plants are retired. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....But the UK’s biggest pensioner organisation, the National Pensioners Convention described the Cridland Review as “asking all the right questions, but coming up with the wrong answers”. Jan Shortt, the new general secretary of the NPC, said: “It seems strange that in his first report, John Cridland went a long way to dispel the myth of generational unfairness, showing that the majority of baby boomers, and those from generations X, born in the 60s and 70s, will get the bulk of their income in retirement from the state pension. ... [Read full article on Daily Express ]
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. Hilary Wagstaff’s 90-year-old aunt needed to finalise her bill from her water company after moving to a retirement community. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....As I talk to him, Ahmed pulls his chair into his store to escape the hot Tunisian sun. He is a retired teacher – the years of screaming children can be counted in the rings framing his eyes. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Measures to ensure your plans are as safe as houses image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of March 2017 08:50:00 AM
.... . If you have other sources of retirement income and readily accessible cash savings for larger one-off expenses, you probably do not need to take out equity release. ...
Pension crisis looms as one in five Britons has no savings for their old age image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 01:37:00 PM
. Of those who have saved for their retirement, only a quarter know how much they are saving each month with another one in four not knowing how much they have already saved. ...
McDonald's worker, 94, says she will never leave image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 02:59:55 PM
....Loraine Maurer of Evansville, Indiana, works two shifts per week, 44 years after joining the hamburger chain. The nonagenarian great-grandmother first joined in 1973 after her husband retired due to disability. ...
New pound coin: £1 would be worth more than THREE times as much as original counterpart image
....And a spokesman for the British Parking Association said the majority of parking machines will be ready but some older machines may not be able to be upgraded and so new equipment may need to be invested in. New analysis from Prudential highlights the impact of inflation on retirement planning and income since the pound coin was first introduced 34 years ago. ...
118 directory enquiry numbers now cost more than a premium rate image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 07:59:25 AM
. Hilary Wagstaff’s 90-year-old aunt needed to finalise her bill from her water company after moving to a retirement community. ...
The British jobs Brexit makes hard to fill image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 04:00:06 PM
....Workforces in hotels and restaurants, manufacturers and transport are made up, respectively, of 33%, 23% and 20% non-UK nationals, according to human resources consultancy Mercer, where partner Gary Simmons says Brexit is taking place on top of a four-year decline in numbers of British-born workers. He says: “Since 2013, the UK-born workforce has been declining as people retire, and we can see how reliant certain industries are on overseas workers filling the gaps. ...
Foreign companies flock to build nuclear plants in the UK image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 04:00:06 PM
....The idea of a Seoul-based company developing the Moorside plant near Sellafield is not as strange as it might seem. The UK government needs new nuclear power stations to meet greenhouse-gas reduction targets and keep the lights on as ageing coal and atomic plants are retired. ...
Pensions mistakes of the past must be avoided, says John Cridland image
....". One thing Mr Cridland examined, but did not recommend, was variable state pension ages, which would allow some people to retire earlier. ...
From smugglers to supermarkets: the 'informal economy' touches us all image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 11:13:18 AM
....As I talk to him, Ahmed pulls his chair into his store to escape the hot Tunisian sun. He is a retired teacher – the years of screaming children can be counted in the rings framing his eyes. ...
Pension protection shake-up: Retirees FURIOUS over plans to cut scheme image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 12:01:00 AM
....But the UK’s biggest pensioner organisation, the National Pensioners Convention described the Cridland Review as “asking all the right questions, but coming up with the wrong answers”. Jan Shortt, the new general secretary of the NPC, said: “It seems strange that in his first report, John Cridland went a long way to dispel the myth of generational unfairness, showing that the majority of baby boomers, and those from generations X, born in the 60s and 70s, will get the bulk of their income in retirement from the state pension. ...
State pension age must rise again, says report image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 06:11:18 AM
....We believe there is merit in giving future pensioners as much forward notice of this change as is possible. Tom McPhail, head of retirement policy at investment firm Hargreaves Lansdown, said: “This report is going to be particularly unwelcome for anyone in their early 40s, as they are now likely to see their state pension age pushed back another year. ...
Urban spies image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 12:29:02 AM
.... . It knows where people get on and off and it can start to see patterns in the data - for instance, someone who uses the system during the day but not at peak times is likely to be a student or a retired person, someone who has one day a week when they don't use the network may work from home that day, someone who takes a brief diversion along their usual route may be dropping off a child at nursery. ...
State pension age could be raised to 70, says report image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 12:05:44 AM
....Reality Check: Is lack of cash making women work past 70?. "This report is going to be particularly unwelcome for anyone in their early 40s, as they're now likely to see their state pension age pushed back another year," said Tom McPhail, head of retirement at Hargreaves Lansdown. ...
New Nationwide deal for parents to raise cash from their home to help their children image
....Nationwide said that family members who could be helped include a spouse, civil partner, parent, brother, sister, child, step child, grandparent, grandchild or someone whose relationship with the applicant has "the characteristics of a family relationship". Those who are living off a retirement income can also use the Family Deposit Mortgage to raise deposit funds but, as with other borrowers, they will need to pass Nationwide's lending criteria. ...
Number of women working past 70 in UK doubles in four years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 01:05:53 PM
....5% of men are still in employment at the age of 70, a sharp increase from 10% in 2012. The rise in women working past the traditional retirement age has been even more pronounced, doubling from 5. ...
Plans for coal-fired power plants drop by almost half in 2016 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 07:44:04 AM
.... . However, there have also been significant retirements of coal plants in Europe and the US over the past two years, with roughly 120 large units being taken out of commission. ...
The women still working into their 70s image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 12:06:12 AM
.... . Despite changes to the state pension for new retirees, many women have not qualified for the full payout owing to gaps in their national insurance contributions during career breaks to bring up children or other reasons. ...
Coal in 'freefall' as new power plants dive by two-thirds image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 12:01:20 AM
.... In January, China’s energy regulator halted work on a further 100 new coal-fired projects, suggesting the trend was not going away. Researchers for the groups said a record amount of coal power station capacity was also retired globally last year, mostly in the US and EU, including Scotland closing its last one. ...
The last call for savers to cash in on tax relief image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 12:01:00 AM
.... . Their warnings come after reports that the Treasury is considering a drastic cut to valuable pension incentives, designed to encourage people to save for retirement. ...
Starting a child pension pot could repay a small fortune at retirement image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 10:01:00 PM
. Parents or grandparents who invest in a pension on behalf of their little ones could build a retirement pot worth almost £300,000 with a relatively small monthly contribution. ...
Eight tax changes savers should watch out for from April 2017 image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 01:47:00 PM
....     New Lifetime ISA . People aged between 18 and 40 can save for their first home and retirement using the new Lifetime ISA. ...
US billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller dies at 101 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 07:01:10 PM
.... . Mr Rockefeller retired in 1981 aged 65. ...
New bombshell for self-employed: pay 400% more NICs… or lose state pension image
....She adds: “It’s going to affect mostly women. I’d say probably older women whose husbands work or are retired, and who are suddenly going to have this huge change put upon them. ...
Philip Green's lavish party for his 65th ends exile from social circuit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 08:27:49 PM
. The retail tycoon Sir Philip Green has ended his exile from the London social circuit with a lavish party at the Dorchester hotel to celebrate reaching retirement age. ...
Household incomes crept up last year, DWP figures show image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 11:20:14 AM
....5%, whichever is highest. This latest set of figures shows that recently retired pensioners in the UK have seen their incomes rise compared with a decade ago. ...
Over-55s urged to wise up on pension advice image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 10:43:00 PM
....More than half think they can make the right choices without any advice whatsoever, according to new research from insurer LV=, published today. Head of policy Philip Brown said the refusal to seek advice is particularly worrying at a time when retirees face more complex decisions than ever before: “Taking financial advice is vital to ensure you are equipped to make the most of your hard-earned savings and get the income you need in retirement. ...
Pension trick could see Britons rake in HUNDREDS of pounds EVERY MONTH if done by April 5 image
....The top-up scheme allows anyone who missed out on the new state pension introduced last year to exchange a lump sum of cash for generous index-linked income for life. Compared with rates on annuities - retirement products that work in a similar way - payouts are two or three times higher, according to former pension minister and Royal London policy director Steve Webb. ...
Interest-only mortgage deals: Bank to help 100,000s borrowers with new change image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 02:15:00 PM
....Age Partnership last year found these borrowers were typically 70-years-old and have £66,035 in outstanding debt. Homeowners often find it difficult to get a new mortgage deals if the term runs into retirement, even though many people could use guaranteed pension income to make repayments. ...
U-turn over Budget plan to increase National Insurance image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 12:30:48 PM
....He would use the Autumn Budget to set out further measures to "fund in full" the £2bn lost from NICs, he said. But Tom McPhail, Hargreaves Lansdown's head of retirement policy, argued the U-turn would increase pressure in other areas of fiscal policy - and "may increase the risk of further pension tax tinkering in the Autumn Budget". ...
Pension tax warning: Savers in 'last chance' to use extra relief allowance before April 5 image
. People approaching retirement typically try to add as much as possible to nest eggs to benefit from tax relief. ...
UK inflation basket: gin and cycling helmets dropped in image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 11:31:07 AM
.... It is expected to rise in the coming months as the impact of the sharp drop in the value of the pound since the Brexit vote feeds through into prices. Alistair McQueen, the head of savings and retirement at Aviva, said looking at the basket over the past decade was like a “trip down memory lane”, with technological advances a big driver of recent changes. ...
Bank of England deputy Charlotte Hogg to face MPs' verdict image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 07:57:32 PM
....Both her parents are peers. Her father is Douglas, who retired from parliament shortly after the expenses scandal, and is the 3rd Viscount Hailsham. ...
Best cash ISAs 2017: Top rates offered by little known providers image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 02:41:00 PM
.... People searching for better returns, albeit with higher risks, can consider using their ISA limit to shelter stocks and investments from tax. The Lifetime ISA is set to launch in the new tax year, which offers a new way for savers to pull together money for a first home or retirement. ...
Savers and Pensions: How the Chancellor's spring BUDGET plans can affect you  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 12th of March 2017 03:23:00 PM
....There is also good news for younger savers with the new Lifetime Isa (or “Lisa”) launching next month. This will give those aged between 18 and 39 a generous incentive to save for their first home or retirement. ...
The Falklands war hero fighting for his state pension image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 06:59:27 AM
.... He is one of more than 500,000 older Britons living overseas who are losing out as a result of the UK’s “frozen pensions” policy. These people’s basic state pensions don’t increase every year, as happens in the UK – they are permanently frozen at the date the individual retired or arrived in their country of residence. ...
‘Think of it as an utterly invaluable learning experience’ – our work expert responds image
....I do look for other jobs, but it would mean travelling and would add to my time at work. I can retire on a full pension in three years so I could just cut my losses and carry on until then. ...
Has TalkTalk’s security been breached yet again? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 06:59:27 AM
....But Jane Hatton from Halifax in West Yorkshire contacted Money to say that the fraudsters now appear to have access to the very latest customer details. The retired bank worker, who has been a TalkTalk customer for almost 10 years, says she recently upgraded her package to include unlimited broadband, and was sent a new router in January. ...
Charlotte Hogg: a family tree deeply rooted in the British establishment image
....Both her parents are peers and both served in John Major’s government. Douglas, who retired from parliament shortly after the expenses scandal, holds the title of 3rd Viscount Hailsham. ...
Striver? Tory architect of austerity George Osborne banks £1m fortune image
.... His former righthand man, Rupert Harrison, who was described as the architect of the government’s pension reforms, left government to become BlackRock’s chief macro-strategist in 2015. BlackRock president Robert Kapito said the pension reforms that Osborne introduced in the 2014 budget helped transform $25bn of pension savings into “money in motion” and the firm aimed to “put a lot of effort into putting together more retirement products to capitalise on this market”. ...
BT Openreach deal could pave way for cheaper, faster broadband image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 07:32:13 AM
....A major sticking point in the protracted negotiations is what happens to the pensions of BT staff who transfer to become Openreach employees. To protect those employees the government will have to enact new legislation to extend the crown guarantee that underwrites BT’s £47bn retirement fund to cover Openreach staff. ...
The shameless Tories have betrayed the self-employed – and themselves | John Harris image
.... However trifling the increase may look, the worst, most clunky thing you can do to these people is to imply that they are freeloaders and load them with more tax. They need help with parental leave, new insurance models that will cover them as and when they fall sick, a more optimistic understanding of their retirement than is provided by wafer-thin private pensions, and a breakthrough on the widespread problem of self-employed people finding it chronically difficult to access mortgages. ...
What the 2017 budget means for you, plus rents 'out of step' with incomes image
....Castles. What the budget means for you: we’ve looked at the figures to see how Philip Hammond’s budget will affect your finances – whether you’re single, married, with or without children or retired. ...
Southwold: welcome to the town where business rates are set to rise 177% image
.... “We have a very elderly population so when the houses get sold the prices are so high that young locals can’t buy them. 52% of Southwold are retired; the amount of people working full time is just 28%. ...
George Osborne to be paid £650,000 for working one day a week image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 06:34:36 PM
....”. When the job was announced, BlackRock said their new recruit would “provide perspectives on European politics and policy, Chinese economic reform, and trends such as low yields and longevity and their impact on retirement planning”. ...
‘Our ability to save is non-existent’ – people respond to UK budget image
....She would have liked to see the chancellor start means-testing pensioners’ benefits like the winter fuel allowance and the free TV licence for over 75s. “It’s bonkers to give those benefits to people who are financially secure in their retirement. ...
Budget 2017: Blow for pensioners as tax-free dividend allowance SLASHED image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 01:44:00 PM
....The Chancellor announced the allowance will be cut from £5,000 to £2,000 from April 2018. Dividends are annual cash payments made to holders of certain shares, they provide a vital source of income to many pensioners who rely on savings in retirement. ...
Budget 2017: Savers BOOST with new top paying NS&I bond...paying 2.2% on savings image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 01:33:00 PM
....”. The allowance is set to fall from £5,000 to £2,000 next year, which experts said it could be a blow to people relying on the income in retirement. ...
Lack of pension equality for same-sex couples 'is sexual discrimination' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 12:05:48 PM
....“The marriage does not have to have taken place during the period of service. The only thing that matters is that the person claiming pension at the time of death [of the retired employee] is the spouse. ...
Budget 2017: What it means for YOU? Self-employed, savers, pensioners, and motorists image
....Mr Hammond announced a reduction in the tax-free dividend allowance from £5,000 to £2,000 from April 2018. Experts said it could be a blow to people relying on the income in retirement. ...
In the Vauxhall towns, workers view PSA takeover with unease image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 06:59:58 PM
....A flag proclaiming “investors in people” drooped from a pole above the steel gates as Vauxhall workers filed through for the lunchtime shift change. Teresa Carway, 63, arrives with bags of sweets for colleagues to mark her retirement this week after stints at Vauxhall since 1978. ...
How to retire successfully: 'You need to ask what you want out of life' image
. If anyone has had a successful and fulfilling retirement, it is Dr Peter Jarvis. ...
Should I fight for the promotion I passed up when my children were younger? image
....I do look for other jobs but they would mean travelling, and that would add to my time at work. I can retire on a full pension in three years, so I could just cut my losses and carry on until then. ...
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Greece desperate for growth strategy as public mood darkens image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of March 2017 04:54:18 PM
.... The country faces debt repayments of over €7bn in July and with its coffers near empty would be unable to avert default – and inevitable euro exit – if additional loans weren’t forthcoming. The prospect of more cuts, when pensions have already been slashed 12 times and some retirees are surviving on little more than €300 a month, has exacerbated the sense of gloom in the eurozone’s weakest member state. ...
Memo to bosses: expect zero loyalty from your zero-hours workers | Barbara Ellen image
....In truth, zero-hours contracts (ZHC) aren’t the scourge of everyone’s existence. The flexibility suits certain sectors of the workforce (retirees, students, carers). ...
Budget 2017: Is G4S trying to bury its results on Wednesday? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of March 2017 12:01:28 AM
....A better week for Sir Philip Green, who after seeming to finally “sort” the BHS pension problem hopes he might retain his precious knighthood. Yes, now the tycoon has agreed to hand over £363m in cash to rescue the defunct retailer’s retirement plan, he’s free to at least attempt a return to his former life, in which he could enjoy his wealth surrounded by admirers rather than impertinent critics. ...
UK’s star fund manager aims to win over the older savers market image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 4th of March 2017 07:00:08 AM
.... Since setting up Woodford Investment Management in 2013 he has seen more than £10bn pour in from faithful investors. Income Focus will be Woodford’s third and final fund, and is aimed at the 55-plus older savers market who in the past would have been forced to take out an annuity in retirement but now need a regular income from their investments. ...
Creative retirement image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 09:24:42 PM
....The piece will be for an art installation to be sent out to California. But Ms Shin is planning more than just the future of this piece, she's thinking about her own future too - her retirement. ...
LSE chief says he'll stay as EU looks set to block Deutsche Börse merger image
....“In the event that this transaction did not successfully conclude then we are back to square one and I am back in the seat and working hard with my colleagues to ensure the business continues to thrive, which it has despite the demands of such a complex transaction,” said Rolet. As well as repeatedly saying he could not prejudge the outcome of the European regulatory process, he said: “It looks like my retirement has been postponed. ...
Record 910,000 UK workers on zero-hours contracts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 09:55:26 AM
.... The analysis shows almost half of the net increase in people on such contracts in the past year was among workers aged 55-64. “For some of these workers, zero-hours contracts may offer a flexible transition from full-time work to retirement, allowing them to top up their income,” Resolution said. ...
The Guardian view of Snap IPO: a shareholding monarchy | Editorial image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 07:35:19 PM
....This form of techno-aristocratic capitalism means that the founders, 26-year-old Evan Spiegel and 28-year-old Bobby Murphy, will alone make the big decisions about Snap and maintain control over the social media phenomenon even if their employment is terminated. They could retire to an ashram in India or spend the rest of their lives writing haikus. ...
Shale gas firm Cuadrilla brands anti-fracking activists 'irresponsible' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 06:35:31 PM
....Campaigners said the company was trying to depict them unfairly, and complained at what they said was a disproportionately large police presence. Barbara Richardson, a retired teaching assistant who lives at the nearby village of Roseacre, said she had been outside the site most days since the work began. ...
New Lifetime ISA launched in April: Should you use it to boost retirement savings?  image
....At the moment basic rate tax payers ALREADY get £1 for every £4 saved in pensions from the Government in tax relief, while higher earners get £2 from the Government for every £3 saved. Therefore, it could be better for anyone who earns more than £45,000 (the higher rate tax band from 2017/18) to save into a pension scheme for retirement. ...
Pensions BOOSTED by record stock markets but savers cautioned image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 04:07:00 PM
.... Taking income produced by bonds or dividends and leaving the underlying investments intact - drawing the natural yield and ignoring large changes in values could be a better strategy, according to experts. Tom McPhail, head of retirement policy at Hargreaves Lansdown, said: "Investors should be wary of getting carried away by rising stock prices. ...
AMC, APR, ERC explained: The ridiculous financial acronyms that serve to confuse image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 09:01:00 AM
....MVA . If your pension is invested in a “with-profits” fund and you take your money before your selected retirement age the company may apply a Market Value Adjustment. ...
Scam warning: How investment fraudsters are adopting THESE tactics to target over-55s image
....Thousands lose their lifetime savings to ruthless scammers every year, with little chance of recovery. The average loss is now £32,000 and many have been tricked out of even larger sums, completely wrecking their retirement plans. ...
Sir Philip Green's reputation 'still stained' despite BHS pension deal image
.... . In a letter to the Times, Mr Field said: "Yesterday's out-of-court settlement will give BHS pensioners a better retirement than had previously looked likely. ...
Top Republican says Trump's budget plan 'dead on arrival' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 11:09:20 PM
.... . More than 120 retired generals have signed a letter urging Congress not to cut funding for diplomacy and foreign aid. ...
State pension age will be higher than life expectancy if 'triple lock' not axed, say MPs image
.... Such people will disproportionately be from more deprived areas and manual occupations, while those benefitting most will be the relatively prosperous. "By 2020 the state pension will be at a level where it will provide a decent minimum income for people in retirement to underpin private saving, and any savings they have will be kept on top of, not clawed back from, the state pension. ...
Savers warned: Pension tax relief could be SLICED in March Budget  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 03:36:00 PM
. Deeply unpopular reforms of retirement saving tax breaks have been looming for years. ...
Philip Green agrees to pay £363m into BHS pension fund image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 02:42:06 PM
....”. The Pensions Regulator said measuring the BHS deficit as £571m was not appropriate when working on a cash settlement because this figure is based on what the retirement scheme would have to pay an insurance company to guarantee its liabilities – which is expensive. ...
Sir Philip Green strikes BHS pension deal with regulator image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 02:38:18 PM
.... . Benefits payable in retirement and built up prior to April 1997 will increase at 1. ...
Samsung's acting head indicted on bribery charges as scandal grows image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 10:22:14 AM
....Park risks becoming the first president since South Korea became a democracy in the late 1980s to be forced from office. The country’s constitutional court is expected to rule on the legality of the impeachment vote before the acting chief justice, Lee Jung-mi, retires on 13 March, although theoretically it has until June to consider its decision. ...
State pension age 'could rise above lifespan' in poorer areas, say MPs image
....". He said that the state pension will be at a level by 2020 where it will provide a "decent minimum income" for the older generation and the triple-lock "will have done its job and it will be time therefore to retire it". ...
Raising pension age will mean many people die before getting it, say MPs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 07:01:21 AM
.... Such people will disproportionately be from more deprived areas and manual occupations, while those benefitting most will be the relatively prosperous. “By 2020, the state pension will be at a level where it will provide a decent minimum income for people in retirement to underpin private saving and any savings they have will be kept on top of, not clawed back from, the state pension. ...
Love your job image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 12:19:58 AM
....The eponymous hero of The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin is so bored with his job as a manager at Sunshine Desserts that he fakes his own death so that he can start a new life. Forty years on from Reggie Perrin's world, the default retirement age has been scrapped and the government is urging those over 50 not to down tools and leave the labour market. ...
When will Britons get a pay rise? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 03:05:50 PM
.... If one thing is clear, it is that large groups of people are breaking the old rules. A report that underscores how much the “get a career and push your way up the ladder until retirement” style of work has lost its allure can be found in a report by the National Institute for Economic & Social Research (NIESR) and the Recruitment & Employment Confederation into the state of the health service. ...
Junior ISA 2017: Can I open an ISA for my children? ISA advice and tips image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 01:33:00 PM
.... . Once young people reach the age of 18, they can open a lifetime ISA to save towards their first home or retirement. ...
Five minute guide to making your pension last longer  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 12:01:00 AM
....However, experts say the rule no longer works, because of rising life expectancy and record low interest rates. So how much dare you draw from your retirement savings each year?. ...
Were YOU mis-sold your pension? Prudential and Standard Life review annuity sales image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Saturday 25th of February 2017 01:13:00 PM
.... At the same time, Prudential has agreed with the Financial Conduct Authority to look over sales made since 2008 - experts said the firm could end up paying far more out than Standard Life, due to the size of its customer base. Before pension freedoms were introduced in 2015, savers were usually obliged to buy annuities with their cash at retirement. ...

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