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

Saga welcomes news that carers will be exempt from benefit cap

27 January 2016, 00:00
This evening the DWP have tweeted that Carers in receipt of the Carers Allowance will be exempt from the benefit cap. Paul Green, director of communications for retirement specialists Saga commented:

A rare front row seat ... Watch the Isle of Wight 'Round the Island Race' from Saga Sapphire

26 January 2016, 00:00
• First Time Cruisers receive up to £200 discount*

Saga comments on The Equity Release Council's Q4 figures

25 January 2016, 00:00
Equity Release Council figures released today have revealed that homeowners over 55 unlocked a record amount of equity in their homes via drawdown lifetime mortgages in the final quarter of 2015.

Older viewers want new approach to BBC funding

25 January 2016, 00:00
Responding to reports that the BBC may be planning to ask over 75s to contribute towards their BBC licence fee, Paul Green, director of communications for retirement specialists Saga commented:

Celebrate the Year of the Monkey on Saga’s 17-night Grand Tour of China

25 January 2016, 00:00
* See the Terracotta Warriors
* Enjoy a 4-day cruise on the Yangtze
* Explore Beijing and Shanghai
* Visit the Great Wall
* Jump on a bullet train and visit the panda breeding centre in Chengdu

Over 50s contribute more than 6 trillion to the UK economy

22 January 2016, 00:00
• Over 50s wealth equivalent to £6.2 trillion – almost 70% of the amount held by UK households
• Pension and property wealth up by £660bn since 2011
• As MPs study ‘inter-generational fairness’, Saga Investment Services says that ‘the savings culture of the over 50s is vital to the UK economy and in stimulating growth’

Discover the Jurassic Coast on a stay in luxurious Sandbanks

21 January 2016, 00:00
• Deal of the Week – Book by 29 January, 2016 and save £30 per person
• 4 nights £269 half board at the Sandbanks Hotel, Dorset on the 20th March 2016

Dance with the stars!

21 January 2016, 00:00
Learn to dance with some of Strictly’s dancers including current stars Kevin and Karen Clifton and former star Robin Windsor on Saga Sapphire’s all inclusive Mediterranean Odyssey cruise

• First Time Cruisers receive up to £400 discount*

Saga Inflation Report shows costs over the long term still higher for older consumers

20 January 2016, 00:00
Saga's latest inflation figures show that over the long terms costs for older consumers remains consistently higher than the population as a whole.

Over 50s turn to pension freedoms to pay off mortgage

20 January 2016, 00:00
• One in seven people in their 70s still have a mortgage
• Almost two million have an interest only mortgage they intended to pay off with an endowment policy, which is now going to leave them short
• One in 14 have no idea how they are going to meet the shortfall
• One in four think they will have to sell their home to clear their debt

Lifting the Bonnet on the Vroom Generation

19 January 2016, 00:00
• Over 50s account for almost half of all motoring spend*
• Motoring cost significantly affect driving habits and social activities

Discover the magic of Colonial Malaysia: Hill stations, elephants and orangutans

18 January 2016, 00:00
Visit the National Elephant Conservation Centre in Kuala Gandah
Enjoy three nights at the 5Q Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Penang
Tour tea plantations in the Cameron Highlands
Take a boat to Orang-Utan Island

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Head of Communications

01303 774716

Angela Clifton

Deputy Head of Communications

01303 776504