Saving for a pension

The greatest anxiety facing older people is security in retirement.


Decent annual increases in the state pension, making sure that it is ahead of inflation: this is a key achievement of the Coalition that Ben has supported from the beginning. However, for those saving a pension, the prospects of a good return on their prudence seemed increasingly dim.


That is why Ben is delighted with the Chancellor’s decision in the Budget to give people power over their pension pots, promising more freedom and better returns for people who have done the right thing.