5 quick ways to boost your retirement coffers
Continue working. deferring your state pension for 12 months can lead to a 5.8 per cent increase per year.
Ensure your home is energy efficient by insulating the walls and see if you can get solar panels installed. Some companies run free initiatives or check eligibility via www.gov.uk/ energy-grants-calculator.
Check your local home Improvement agency (www.findmyhia.org.uk or call 0300 124 0315) who will help repair any problems you have in your home, free of charge.
Switch your energy provider, potentially saving hundreds. It’s easy to do by calling yours Switching Energy on 0800 008 7777 or www.energyhelpline.com/ yours
Compare your council tax band to your neighbour’s using www.gov.uk /council-tax-bands. you may have been overpaying for years and could be missing out on thousands.