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The three main reasons for not having a pension

Posted on November 14, 2017 by Peter under: Pensions

For some people, retirement planning can seem like a Catch-22 at times. They can’t afford to save into a pension, but they can’t afford not to...

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Women and Life Insurance: Why two-thirds of UK households are unprotected

Posted on November 14, 2017 by Peter under: Life Insurance

The number of women with Life Insurance, Critical Illness Cover or Income Protection has fallen by 37% in 12 months. In November 2016, a study...

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Interest rate rise: How will it affect you?

Posted on November 3, 2017 by Peter under: Inflation News

It’s taken more than 10 years, but it’s finally happened. The Bank of England has decided to increase interest rates with the Monetary Policy Committee...

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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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