What could Scottish independence mean for your pension?
The Scottish government has published details of how independence could affect pensions and other finances.
If Scotland voted ‘yes’ to Scottish independence, what could it mean for state pensions? Would you receive more if Scotland was independent? Over the last few weeks I’ve received a number of emails about Scottish independence from women who would like to know how it could affect them financially. The truth is that we don’t know what will happen, but – after the Scottish government published its White Paper today, we may have a clearer idea.
The pensions industry is launching a review of pensions and retirement - have your say
Pensions have come in for a lot of criticism over the years. Now the industry wants your feedback.
Say the word 'pension' and you'll normally get a reaction. Whether it's eye-rolling, frustration, anger or boredom. It's rarely one of enthusiasm. Millions of us have pensions - despite retirement saving being at historically low levels - but paying into a pension is something of a grudge purchase. Now the Association of British Insurers, which represents many of large pension providers, is holding a review of pensions. And it wants to know what you think.
10 tips to help you get the most from pensions and retirement saving
The Pensions Advisory Service - a free to use resource - has 'ten golden rules to pensions saving'
We all know that most of us aren’t saving enough for retirement, and research shows that women are generally saving less than men. Now a new initiative organised by The Pensions Advisory Service, which is a free to use pensions information service, aims to find out how women feel about pensions and retirement and also includes a useful guide for women. I’ve looked at the guide’s ten ‘golden rules’.