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From the latest pension updates and market news to investment ideas and how to make the most of your money, explore all the latest insights from Fidelity’s savings and retirement experts.

This information is not a personal recommendation for any particular investment. If you are unsure about the suitability of an investment you should speak to an authorised financial adviser. The value of investments and the income from them can go down as well as up and investors may not get back the amount invested. The ideas and conclusions here do not necessarily reflect the views of Fidelity's portfolio managers and are for general interest only.

Viewpoints

Our experts' current thinking on the financial markets, investing trends, and personal finance.

How does your retirement income compare to the state pension?

Putting retirement income into perspective

Financial Wellness Financial Wellness
18 Jul 2018

Should you pay for retirement advice?

Six questions to ask

Ed Monk Ed Monk
13 Jun 2018

The 1% challenge: look out for Future You

A new Fidelity tool shows the power…

Ed Monk Ed Monk
29 Apr 2018

Pension drawdown or ISA? Which to take first

Managing your retirement Income

Ed Monk Ed Monk
23 Apr 2018

Should I take tax-free cash from my pension?

Cash lump sum options

Ed Monk Ed Monk
27 Mar 2018

Butch Cassidy and the Password Kid

Six steps to beat pension robbers

Ed Monk Ed Monk
28 Feb 2018

Surprise! House prices rise

Shock sales boom

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
01 Feb 2018

Under 50? Your state pension is being squeezed

A worrying update on National Insurance

Ed Monk Ed Monk
25 Jan 2018

Self-employed left behind on pensions

The Government scheme helping millions is out of the reach

Ed Monk Ed Monk
08 Jan 2018

A £1,165 pension injection for just £520

Opting out of pension saving may be more costly than you think

Ed Monk Ed Monk
14 Dec 2017

Don’t underestimate the very old

Increasing life-expectancy is changing what the world looks like.

Ed Monk Ed Monk
19 Nov 2017

Wage growth falls - again

Stagnating pay packets bring little Christmas cheer for consumers

Maike Currie Maike Currie
15 Nov 2017

Inflation: has it peaked?

Rising prices add to the UK’s woes but the worst may now be over

Tom Stevenson Tom Stevenson
15 Nov 2017

Why you’re not too young to start a pension

How to use youth to your advantage

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
10 Nov 2017

Equal pay, equal pensions

The spending power of China’s consumers

Maike Currie Maike Currie
10 Nov 2017

Retailers: time for some Christmas cheer?

Squeezed UK shoppers reduce their spending

Maike Currie Maike Currie
07 Nov 2017

Black Monday: 30 years on

There are some parallels but no reason to expect a repeat of 1987.

Tom Stevenson Tom Stevenson
18 Oct 2017

Inflation: the winners & losers

Five important things you should know about today’s inflation figure.

Maike Currie Maike Currie
17 Oct 2017

Why tomorrow's pensioners should toast this Nobel prize winner

‘Nudge’ theory has created millions more pension savers.

Ed Monk Ed Monk
13 Oct 2017

Earnings season: what’s in store?

Investors look through hurricane impact.

Tom Stevenson Tom Stevenson
12 Oct 2017

Pension saving to keep more Child Benefit

Some parents can claw back lost Child Benefit if they save more for retirement.

Ed Monk Ed Monk
21 Sep 2017

Credit crunch 10 years on - the hidden cost of the crisis

The impact on those reaching retirement today

Ed Monk Ed Monk
31 Aug 2017

Children of the 70s made to wait for their pension

A faster rise in the state pension age has been confirmed.

Ed Monk Ed Monk
20 Jul 2017

Investment insights

Our take on the daily news you need to know about and what it could mean for your investments in the longer term.

Investment outlook - July 2018

Investment outlook - July 2018

Fidelity Fidelity
27 Jun 2018

Investment outlook - April 2018

Investment outlook - April 2018

Fidelity Fidelity
18 May 2018

Investment outlook - Jan 2018

Investment outlook - Jan 2018

Fidelity Fidelity
22 Jan 2018

Investment outlook - Oct 2017

Investment outlook - Oct 2017

Fidelity Fidelity
22 Nov 2017

Personal finance

Make the most of your money with the latest tips and insights from our personal finance experts.

Time to myth bust money

When it comes to women and money, there are a huge number of misconceptions.

Fidelity Fidelity
30 Jul 2018

Mind the pensions gap

Investors should note that the views expressed may no longer be current and may have already been acted upon.

Fidelity Fidelity
30 Jul 2018

The gendered approach to money

We published our study, The Financial Power of Women, to understand men and women’s attitudes towards investment.

Fidelity Fidelity
30 Jul 2018

Mind the childcare gap

Investors should note that the views expressed may no longer be current and may have already been acted upon.

Maike Currie Maike Currie
30 Jul 2018

Closing the gender pay gap

Financial inequality is one of the greatest challenges we face today.

Fidelity Fidelity
30 Jul 2018

Mind the investment gap

Investors should note that the views expressed may no longer be current and may have already been acted upon.

Maike Currie Maike Currie
30 Jul 2018

Active investing after the digital revolution

Maike Currie talks to Paras Anand about active investment after the digital revolution.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
05 Jul 2018

Ditching the gender myths

The latest in the Mind the Gap series looks at the importance of ditching unhelpful gender myths that might be holding women back when it comes to their finances.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
05 Jul 2018

Why it’s good to talk about money

We look at why it’s good to talk about your money - through the eyes of three people at different stages of their investing journeys.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
05 Jul 2018

When to bring pensions together and when not to

Ed Monk asks when it’s right to bring your pensions together in one place - and when it isn’t.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
05 Jul 2018

How can I make sure I am saving enough for retirement?

The evolution of pension saving

Ed Monk Ed Monk
28 Feb 2018

Women: don’t let the pay-gap bite

Protect your financial future today

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
07 Feb 2018

Five ways to reduce an interest-only mortgage

Be smart, pay it off

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
05 Feb 2018

Five conversations to have before you get hitched

Is your Valentine “the One”?

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
01 Feb 2018

When should you invest?

‘Buy low and sell high!’ - if only it was that easy.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
27 Nov 2017

ISA myths busted

As a tax efficient way of investing, ISAs are second only to pensions.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
27 Nov 2017

Learn about the different types of investments

A short introduction to the range of instruments available to investors.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
27 Nov 2017

How much should you invest?

Find out how to work out how much you need to invest to achieve your goals.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
27 Nov 2017

What is a Stocks and Shares ISA?

A brief introduction to another smart way to save.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
27 Nov 2017

What is a SIPP?

The basics of the Self-Invested Personal Pension.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
27 Nov 2017

‘How I saved £20,000 in one year’

One savvy spender trimmed her outgoings and boosted her savings.

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
21 Nov 2017

Should I invest in an ISA or my pension?

Claire Dwyer examines whether you’re better off with a pension or an ISA.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
20 Nov 2017

5 simple budgeting tips

Stick to a budget and you’ll be better off.

Ed Monk Ed Monk
24 Oct 2017

How to pay off debt—and save too

Getting the right balance when it comes to paying off debt and saving can be tricky. Here's a step-by-step guide.

By Fidelity Viewpoints By Fidelity Viewpoints
24 Oct 2017

5 steps to being a better borrower

Better borrowing starts with you. To maintain a healthy attitude to money it’s important to take an holistic view of your finances.

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
24 Oct 2017

Protect what’s yours

Make sure that you and your family are taken care of should the worst happen.

Ed Monk Ed Monk
24 Oct 2017

Does a bad credit rating really matter?

Does a bad credit rating matter? In a word, yes.

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
24 Oct 2017

How to cut the cost of childcare

Can you afford not to go back to work? Here’s how to cut the costs of childcare.

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
24 Oct 2017

How to prepare for 3 personal finance nightmares

Review some steps you can take now to help you sleep easier later.

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
24 Oct 2017

How long could you survive if you lost your job?

Losing your job can change your life. But there are some simple steps you can take now to come out of it a survivor.

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
24 Oct 2017

6 ways to boost your credit score

Your credit score is one of your most valuable assets, so make sure you take good care of it.

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
24 Oct 2017

Why you must write a Will

Don’t leave loved ones in financial limbo when you die.

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
24 Oct 2017

50 /15/5: A saving and spending rule of thumb

It isn't about managing every penny. See where your money goes using three categories.

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
16 Oct 2017

myfuture - Autumn 2017

What’s not to love about saving? myfuture gives you ideas for saving small amounts, a money calendar that could save you money, and covers the pension gap you need to mind.

myfuture myfuture
30 Sep 2017

Mind the childcare gap

Maike Currie on the long-term impact of childcare on women’s careers and savings.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
22 Sep 2017

Pass on your wealth with a pension

Ed Monk explores how a pension can be used as a way of passing on wealth.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
22 Sep 2017

Junior ISA to avoid student debt

Maike Currie explains how a Junior ISA can help children avoid student debt or help them get their first foot on the property ladder.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
22 Sep 2017

Workplace Pensions

Ed Monk explains why a workplace pension gives you more for your money.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
12 Jul 2017

Retirement Income

Tom Stevenson looks at equity income as a building block for those planning to draw an income from their pension.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
12 Jul 2017

Compound Interest

Maike Currie reveals why compound interest can be the most powerful force when building a pension pot.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
12 Jul 2017

Working for yourself? Why you need a pension

Ed Monk explains why the self-employed can’t afford to ignore setting up a pension.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
18 May 2017

myfuture - Winter/Spring 2017

Financial Wellbeing means getting your finances in good shape. myfuture covers healthy finances, some old-fashioned money advice and a new way to save - with a bonus.

myfuture myfuture
31 Mar 2017

Two ways to make your pension money last

Ed Monk explores ways to manage your pension pot to make your pension last longer.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
22 Feb 2017

How I saved £20,000 in a year

Michelle McGagh shares insights from a year of saving.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
22 Feb 2017

Boost your ISA with these simple money saving tip

Top tips from financial writer Emma-Lou Montgomery.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
22 Feb 2017

Do men or women make better investors

An interview with money expert, broadcaster, author and personal finance journalist Sarah Pennells.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
09 Nov 2016

Are you ready for the 100 year life?

An interview with Dr George Leeson, Director of the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
09 Nov 2016

myfuture - Summer 2016

Investing for retirement is a lot like eating out. myfuture explains and simplifies your investment choices and looks at how you can plan today for your spending tomorrow.

myfuture myfuture
30 Jun 2016

myfuture - Autumn 2015

Retirement planning offers many choices - they are for you to make. myfuture covers what’s new in the world of pensions and how saving a little can go a long way.

myfuture myfuture
30 Sep 2015

myfuture - Spring 2015

Pensions are an important part of your financial planning. myfuture looks at a new approach to investing and covers how you can maximise the potential of your savings.

myfuture myfuture
30 Apr 2015