Pensions, savings and investments

First Lifetime ISA launches

Individuals can start saving money into a Lifetime ISA for the very first time from 8 June 2017.

Delaying retirement ‘would boost pension income’

Adults approaching retirement could add £46,388 to their savings if they defer their pension by 5 years.

Bleak retirement outlook for Millennials

1 in 10 global workers think Millennials are in the best position for a comfortable retirement.

Workers saving more to meet retirement goals

72% of workplace savers are expressing an interest in personalising their pension to suit retirement needs.

1 in 7 people without a private pension

1 in 7 people aged 55-65 are approaching retirement without a private or workplace pension.

Over-50s retire too early

Four in five retirees wished they had worked longer, according to research by SunLife.

Self-employed not planning for retirement

52% of self-employed people do not have a retirement plan compared to the rest of the world.

Pensions freedoms encourage saving

14% of people are saving more into their pension pot as a direct result of the pension freedoms.

ISA allowances for 2017/18

Wednesday 5 April is the final day savers can contribute to an ISA before the allowances are reset for the new tax year.

State pension age rise considered ahead of full review

The state pension age should rise to 68 by 2039, a government report has found.

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