Pensions, savings and investments

Many expect to retire before state pension age

People in work expect to retire before they reach their state pension age, which could lead to potentially unrealistic retirement planning, according to research by Prudential.

Millions have no saving strategy in place

11.7 million people have not been able to contribute towards their savings for a number of years.

Workplace pensions seen as safest retirement investment vehicle

Workplace pension schemes are considered to be the safest way to invest for retirement, according to new research by the Office for National Statistics.

Annuity sales increase for first time since 2012

Annuity sales have seen their first quarter on quarter increase for the first time in 3 years, data published by the Association of British Insurers shows.

Lack of financial management skills widespread

40% of adults are not in control of their personal finances, research by the Money Advice Service suggests.

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