Long-term investors rewarded for patience

People who stayed invested and kept saving during the financial crisis of 2008 could now be seeing a return of 89%, according to research. Aegon calculated that £100,000 invested in a mixture of equities, gilts, cash and bonds before the crash would now be worth...

Auto-enrolment contributions fall 5.5% in five years

The average amount employees saved into workplace pensions has slumped 5.5% in the five years since auto-enrolment was first introduced. Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed the typical employee/employer contribution fell from a high of 9.7% in...

Women missing out on pension income in divorce

Many divorced women are losing out on significant amounts of money and assets in retirement, a report by Age UK has claimed. Currently, married couples are not required to include pension assets in a divorce agreement, and it is not an automatic right to know a...

10m savers use state pension forecast

More than 10 million savers have used the government's state pension forecast facility, following its launch in 2016. The online Check Your State Pension service enables retirement savers to find out how much they could get from the state pension, and when they are...

Millennials seek more pension support

Savers under the age of 35 are looking for more support and guidance with their workplace pension schemes, according to research by Prudential. A survey of 1,178 adults found that while 69% of under-35s are currently saving into pensions, many of these savers are...
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