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Investing in VCTs: What you should know first

Posted on February 8, 2019 by Peter under: News

Investing in a fledgling business can deliver returns and tax incentives, but this needs to be carefully balanced with the risks of doing so. Start-ups...

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The importance of longevity when planning for the future

Posted on February 8, 2019 by Peter under: News

When you’re planning your financial future, you’ve probably considered how much you need and how much you can afford to put away. But when you’re...

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The pros and cons of purchasing an Annuity at retirement

Posted on February 8, 2019 by Peter under: News Retirement

Since Pension Freedoms were introduced in 2015, more of us are choosing to access our pensions flexibly when we reach retirement. With greater choice, the...

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Does bias affect your financial security?

Posted on January 9, 2019 by Peter under: News

Every day we make financial decisions, but you’ve probably spent little time thinking about the thought process that goes on behind each one you make....

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Why planning for the unexpected is important in retirement

Posted on January 9, 2019 by Peter under: News Retirement

During your working years, you may have actively planned for the unexpected. Perhaps you set aside some of your income each month to cover emergencies...

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What should you consider when weighing up your investment risk profile?

Posted on January 9, 2019 by Peter under: News

One of the key decisions you need to make when investing is how much investment risk you want to take. Weighing up the level of...

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How to protect your pension income during volatility

Posted on January 9, 2019 by Peter under: News Pensions

Pensioners are increasingly taking advantage of the Pension Freedoms introduced in 2015. While the move offered far more flexibility in how you take an income...

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Do you know your State Pension age?

Posted on January 9, 2019 by Peter under: News Pensions Retirement

Retiring is a milestone many of us look forward to as it draws near. The prospect of leaving the world of work behind and having...

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Pension cold calling ban: What does it mean for scams?

Posted on January 9, 2019 by Peter under: News Pensions

The long-awaited ban on pension cold calling came into effect on the 9th January 2019. In a bid to protect pensioners being targeted by fraudsters,...

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How does cashflow modelling help you?

Posted on December 4, 2018 by Peter under: News

Financial planning can be filled with jargon and it can be difficult to understand exactly how the processes help you and the value it adds...

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