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Making sure your pension lasts a lifetime as withdrawals increase

Posted on October 9, 2018 by Peter under: News

More pensioners are choosing to forgo a guaranteed income that comes from an annuity, instead favouring making withdrawals directly from their pension using flexi-access drawdown....

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Six things the Bank of Mum and Dad need to know

Posted on September 6, 2018 by Peter under: News

Despite more millennials relying on the Bank of Mum and Dad, a quarter are worried about not having the right financial knowledge to make the...

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How to minimise Inheritance Tax paid on your home

Posted on September 6, 2018 by Peter under: Inheritance Tax News

Inheritance Tax has hit a record high and with property prices soaring, now is the time to think about how to minimise the bill your...

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The top retirement destinations for Brits

Posted on September 6, 2018 by Peter under: News Retirement

Brits who are heading abroad for their retirement have revealed the hotspots that are tempting them; of course, there’s more to think about than just...

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How long will your pension last?

Posted on September 6, 2018 by Peter under: Inflation News Pensions Retirement

Research has found 63% of workers approaching retirement are already planning on working longer than planned. So, do you know how long your pension would...

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Could you help your children have a £1 million pension?

Posted on September 6, 2018 by Peter under: Inheritance Tax News Pensions Retirement

Using your gifting allowance effectively could mean you’re able to leave your children or grandchildren a significant, tax-free gift behind in the form of a...

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Stay organised to save money

Posted on September 6, 2018 by Peter under: News

It’s easy to misplace important documents and the costs could mount up to a staggering £800. Keeping paperwork organised and in order is a step...

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Five sure-fire ways to spot a pension scam

Posted on September 6, 2018 by Peter under: News Pensions

Did you know the average pension scam victim loses £91,000? Be sure you’re aware of these five sure-fire ways to spot a fraudster and protect...

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Interest rates rise above 0.5% for the first time in a decade

Posted on August 3, 2018 by Peter under: News

The Bank of England (BoE) has increased interest rates above 0.5% for the first time since 2009. Today, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted unanimously...

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Are you one of the 81% of grandparents who could be eligible for a pension boost?

Posted on August 1, 2018 by Peter under: News Pensions

Research from Halifax shows that 10% of grandparents help look after related children on a daily basis. If you are one of them, you could...

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