Pensions and Retirement planning

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Nearing retirement? Here’s what the future may hold

Retirement can be the best time of your life — you’ve worked long and hard, perhaps had kids, and now you can turn your full attention to whatever you like. It’s time to indulge in a bit of well-deserved you-time. But what are you going to do with your pension money? Buy the new car you’ve always wanted? Splash out on a dream holiday?...

When To Start Planning For Retirement

Planning for your retirement can be tough. The state retirement age keeps changing, the Government can’t make its mind up whether it wants you to invest in a Workplace Pension, Lifetime ISA or a SIPP and nobody can tell you how much you need for a comfortable older age. As a nation it’s clear we need to need to take greater responsibility...

The importance of lifetime wealth planning

How to make sure there’s still money when you need it most. In this article you’ll learn: Why lifetime wealth planning is an important strategy to adopt. Five ‘pensions and investments 101’ tips for prudent wealth planning. Life has a habit of creeping up on you. One minute you’re climbing the career ladder, trying to boost...

Everything You Need To Know About The State Pension

Everything You Need To Know About The State Pension. How much of a pension will I get? Essential facts about the UK state pension. In this article you’ll learn: What the UK state pension is and who is eligible to receive it. How pensions work and how much you’ll receive. In a fast-paced now-today-immediately world, it’s tough...

What are the alternatives to annuities?

You’re considering an annuity, but what are the alternatives to annuities? In this article you’ll find: A recap on what an annuity is An overview of alternative pension release schemes The UK population is getting older, and that means there’s more pressure on pensions than ever before. In fact, the number of people aged 65 or...

Annuity pros and cons?

Are you approaching retirement Here's a look at the benefits and negatives of pension fund annuities. What are the numerous Annuity pros and cons? Annuity pros and cons: In this article you’ll learn: When and why annuities might be the right choice When an annuity purchase might not suit you We all dream of retirement, but if...

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