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Annuities

Category: Investing and saving

Will your pension last as long as your retirement?

We’re expected to live longer than previous generations, but that also means our pension pots will need to last longer too. We look at different strategies for making your pension last as long as your retirement.

Nathan Long

20 Nov 2019 4 min read

Category: Essentials

When is the right time to buy an annuity?

Annuity rates are low, meaning buying a secure income might not be the most popular retirement option at the moment. But we reveal when they could be a good choice.

Nathan Long, Senior Analyst

22 Oct 2019 4 min read

Category: Investing and saving

I can’t pass my pension on to my loved ones - fact or fiction?

We bust one of the most common myths about what happens to your pension after you’re gone.

Nathan Long

10 Sep 2019 4 min read

Category: Investing and saving

Bills don’t stop, even when you reach retirement

Find out how to cover your essential bills in retirement, and a chance to win a £175 Fortnum & Mason wine hamper.

Henry Irving

13 Aug 2019 4 min read

Category: Investing and saving

Could you get a higher annuity income this summer?

We take a look at how you could secure a higher annuity income. And win a £175 Fortnum & Mason wine hamper.

Henry Irving

05 Aug 2019 3 min read

Category: Investing and saving

Smoker annuities

Nathan Long takes a look at the effect smoking has on annuity rates.

Nathan Long, Senior Pension Analyst

29 Jul 2019 2 min read

Category: Annuities

Annuities: an insurance product like no other

7 in 10 people aged 55 or over are unaware that they could boost their annuity income. So we've explained how…

Nathan Long

20 Jun 2019 2 min read

Category: Essentials

Alcohol, cigarettes and annuities - don’t hide your habits

We take a look at how disclosing your habits could lead to a higher annuity income.

Nathan Long

18 Mar 2019 3 min read