News

For everything from money & financial to over 50's lifestyle, you'll find all our news stories here.

Over 50s contribution to the job market continues to rise steadily

16 March 2016, 00:00
Over the past five years, the total number of people in employment in the UK has grown by 6.9%, with employment for the over 50s rising faster than for younger workers.

Saga comments on Commons Work and Pensions Committee interim report

15 March 2016, 00:00
Commenting on reports that the Commons Work and Pensions Committee interim report suggests that women could still retire before 66 in return for lower weekly pension payments, and the measures would be actuarially neutral, Paul Green, director of communications for retirement experts Saga said:

Saga Travel releases 13 new river cruises for 2017

14 March 2016, 00:00
Highlights include:
All-inclusive mystery cruise on Rex Rheni
Jazz cruise with onboard concert in Cologne
Three-night stay in Prague before sailing in Saxony

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Wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
VIP door-to-door service on selected cruises
Early Booking Incentives online
Single cabins at no extra cost*

Encouraging steps to make advice available for all says Saga Investment Services on FCA response to Financial Advice Market Review

14 March 2016, 00:00
• Over 50s specialist welcomes FCA response to the Financial Advice Market Review
• Clarity on the differences between ‘guidance and ‘advice’ will benefit all consumers
• Early access to pension to pay for advice can transform people’s retirement planning

Older dog owners’ unaware micro-chipping is a legal requirement

09 March 2016, 00:00
• One in four dog owners over 50 don’t know dogs need to be micro-chipped

Chancellor told Grasp opportunity to abolish car tax

08 March 2016, 00:00
• Replacing car tax with increase in fuel duty fairer on those who drive fewer miles
• Change needed to cut fraud and ensure foreign drivers are properly taxed

Discover Shakespeare's own story in Stratford-upon-Avon on the 400th anniversary of his death

07 March 2016, 00:00
Visit the birthplace of William Shakespeare, the playwright whose work is considered the greatest in the history of English literature, on a three-night break with Saga.

Almost 1 million boost income by deferring state pension

02 March 2016, 00:00
• One in 10 pensioners have delayed collecting the state pension to increase their weekly pay
• Women nearly twice as likely as men to defer their state pension (13% vs. 7%)
• Half use deferral to top up their weekly pension (52%), while a quarter (24%) opt for lump sum
• Perk will become less attractive in April when new state pension is introduced

Saga urges pensions minister not to repeat past mistakes on pension age

01 March 2016, 00:00
Commenting on the announcement by Baroness Altmann that former CBI Director John Cridland has been appointed as independent reviewer of state pension age, Paul Green, director of communications for retirement specialists Saga said:

It's not too late for an Easter getaway with Saga

01 March 2016, 00:00
Cruise and holiday choices include:

• All-inclusive Rhine, Main and Danube river cruise
• All-inclusive ocean cruise to the Mediterranean
• Canary Island Hopping in spring sunshine
• Solo travellers’ Douro Adventure

Brexit - older voters hold key to EU referendum

25 February 2016, 00:00
• Brexit in the balance as Britain’s older voters become more Eurosceptic*
• Nine out of ten over 50s plan to vote in the EU referendum**

Hop, skip and jump to Peter Rabbit's Lake District with Saga

23 February 2016, 00:00
Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter’s birth
New three-night break from £239

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Head of Communications

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Deputy Head of Communications

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