Ros explains the results of a major new Survey and research report that highlight the woefully inadequate level of financial knowledge among the general public about pensions – with older women especially lacking an understanding of even the most basic terms
Ros gave a speech at the launch of the ILC UK research sponsored by major pension companies
Ros wrote a blog for the National council of women GB website which gives 5 top tips for your pensions in 2015 NCWGB website blog
Citywire highlighted a call from Ros for women to ensure they are receiving the correct credits for state pension. Those who are caring for children but not receiving Child Benefit due to their partner’s high income should be registered for state pension entitlements but may not be, so they should check this.
Ros outlines some steps widows could take to help themselves if they are worried about how to share in their husband’s pensions.
Description: Latest surveys confirm that women are particularly confused about pensions and they need help. Government also needs to inform them of all the changes happening to their pensions so they can make a proper plan.
Ros’ concerns about womens’ pensions were highlighted in the Yorkshire Evening Post
This file contains a link to the DWPs state pension age calculator, which allows you to enter your date of birth and calculate your state pension age, while also giving the detailed timetable of state pension age dates for women born between April 1950 and March 1953.
Ros wrote a comment article for the Yorkshire Post on how state pension age changes are so complicated they have left many women bewildered. She calls for more information to be provided by Government to ensure the public is informed. Here is a link to the article too.
Ros explains why older women are so confused about their state pensions – the whole reform agenda has caused serious problems for many women in their late 50s and Government must address this by providing everyone with clear information so they know what is happening.