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Two million couples lose hundreds of pounds each year; are you one of them?

Posted on October 13, 2017 by Peter under: News

Marriage has many benefits; providing you are married to the right person, of course! Not only do you get to share your life with somebody,...

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Retirement: Why saving too much, in the wrong place, could cost you thousands

Posted on October 12, 2017 by Peter under: News Pensions Retirement

It may seem like the ultimate first world problem. However, saving too much into a pension could cost you tens of thousands of pounds in...

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Should you invest in Buy to Let when you retire?

Posted on October 11, 2017 by Peter under: News Property

New research from Retirement Advantage shows that 13% of over-50s are considering investing in Buy to Let when they finish working. Resulting in a potential...

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Should you give money away to reduce your Inheritance Tax (IHT) bill?

Posted on October 10, 2017 by Peter under: Inheritance Tax News

Inheritance Tax (IHT) is a controversial issue which leaves many people wondering how they can reduce the amount that will be lost to the government...

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Bank of Mum and Dad still doing brisk business

Posted on October 6, 2017 by Peter under: News

With hardly any queues, convenient opening hours and a great location, the Bank of Mum and Dad is the preferred financial institution of many. Membership...

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Retirement: Do you have enough?

Posted on October 2, 2017 by Peter under: News Retirement

How much do you need for retirement? It’s not an easy question to answer, for a number of reasons. For one thing, it depends entirely...

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What happens to your pension when you die?

Posted on September 20, 2017 by Peter under: Pensions

Let’s deal with the elephant in the room straightaway. Yes, this is an article about pensions and death; neither the most pleasant of topics. But,...

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Retirees 46% worse off than a decade ago

Posted on September 20, 2017 by Peter under: News Retirement

People retiring today could be forgiven for feeling a little short-changed. We’re now a decade beyond the beginning of the financial crisis. However, the extent...

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Final Salary pensions: Why are transfer values rising?

Posted on September 20, 2017 by Peter under: Pensions

New research, by Xafinity, has shown that Final Salary pension (also known as Defined Benefit pensions) transfer values rose by 3% in August. The rise...

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Disappointing launch for peer to peer ISAs

Posted on September 20, 2017 by Peter under: Savings

Individual Savings Accounts, or ISAs as they are ubiquitously known, have been the savings and investment account of choice for many since their launch in...

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