Savings

Mortgage applicants change spending habits

Prospective homeowners are changing their spending habits in order to make their mortgage applications more successful, research by MoneySuperMarket has found.

Read more

Annuity rates hit record low

Average rates of standard annuities have fallen to a record low just 3 weeks after the government's pension reforms were introduced, research by Investment Life & Pensions Moneyfacts has found.

Read more

Young people not saving for retirement

More than half of 18-35 year-olds haven't started saving for retirement, research by NOW: Pensions has shown.

Read more

Adults get savings boost living with parents

Almost three quarters of parents still have children aged over 18 living with them, according to research by TopCashback.

Read more

Divorcees face reduced retirement income

Divorcees planning to retire in 2015 can expect to have an average of £2,100 less a year from their expected retirement income than those that stay married, research by Prudential suggests.

Read more

Pensioners at risk from scammers

Fraudulent pension schemes, employer impersonation and fake financial advice are some of the tactics used to defraud pensioners, according to Citizens Advice.

Read more

Consumers have concerns about pension freedoms

Consumers are concerned about the potential risks of taking their pension as cash, a survey by the National Association of Pension Funds has shown.

Read more

Pension changes come into effect

Rules on how savers can access their defined contribution pensions from age 55 have changed.

Read more

Low inflation provides savings boost to over-55s

The falling cost of living is allowing over-55s to increase their savings and pay off debts, a survey by Aviva has found.

Read more

Retirees provide financial support to families

More than a third of people retiring this year are currently supporting their families financially, according to survey by Prudential.

Read more
Syndicate content