Pension Credit – the people behind the numbers
Emma Seaman from Independent Age shares her experiences of speaking to people receiving Pension Credit and how it changed their lives.
Women are the poor relations in pensions
Baroness Ros Altmann describes the impact of the gender pensions’ gap and what reforms need to take place to changes this.
How to help older neighbours and friends in financial distress
Matt Adcock from the Just Finance Foundation reflects on his encounter with an older neighbour worried about money.
Pensioner poverty rears its ugly head
Helen Morrissey, pension specialist at Royal London, discusses the concerning reality of pensioner poverty and the immediate action that needs to take place.
The debt drain
Stephen shares his difficult experiences with debt.
Pension Credit reforms for mixed-age couples
Dr Mark Baker from Pensions Policy Institute describes the changes to Pension Credit for mixed-aged couples.
Financial planning: a gruelling balancing act
Kenneth describes the sacrifices he made to save for his retirement and the challenges he faces with meeting essential and unexpected costs despite his careful planning.
Hacking a route through the retirement planning maze
Stephen Lowe, from Just Group plc, addresses the urgent need for financial planning life hacks.
Help for older people through Turn2us services
Bridget from Turn2us describes the different welfare support available for older people.
Working after retirement
Anne talks about the challenges facing older people, particularly women, after retirement and why employers should be doing more to encourage older people to stay in the workforce.
‘Making life a little sweeter’: Juggling care, work and income
Joe Stoner shares his experiences of claiming Pension Credit and caring for his mother.
My pension was delayed by five years but I refuse to put my life on hold
Penelope’s State Pension was delayed by five years, but she was determined that it wouldn’t stop her from living her life and completing her bucket list.
Dealing with debt in later life
Laura, a Money Advisor from the National Debtline, describes the different options available to those who are in debt.
Pounds, Shillings and Pensions: Our mission doesn’t end here
Natasha Jetha, a Senior Policy Officer at Independent Age, shares what we have learnt from our blog series and our plans for the future