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How can you boost your pension pot without delaying your retirement?

Posted on June 12, 2017 by Phillip Bray under: Retirement

Working past retirement age is a divisive subject, to say the least. To many, the notion of working longer than they have to is absurd;...

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First Cash LISA revealed

Posted on June 9, 2017 by Phillip Bray under: Savings

Since being announced in the 2016 Budget, the Lifetime ISA (or LISA, as it has become ubiquitously known) has provoked a variety of reactions. Some...

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Don’t be caught short – the importance of a State Pension forecast

Posted on June 5, 2017 by Phillip Bray under: Pensions

New research from Retirement Advantage suggests a lack of awareness among those approaching retirement over when their State Pension will be paid, and exactly how...

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There is an ISA for every day of the week, but which ISA is right for you?

Posted on May 24, 2017 by Phillip Bray under: Savings

The mighty Individual Savings Account (or ISA as it is ubiquitously known), was introduced 18 years ago. Originally brought in to replace the slightly less...

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Do you know how much your Personal Savings Allowance is?

Posted on May 24, 2017 by Phillip Bray under: Savings

This is a PSA about the PSA. If we drop the acronyms, it means a Public Service Announcement about the Personal Savings Allowance. It’s slightly...

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Is is time to abandon Premium Bonds?

Posted on May 24, 2017 by Phillip Bray under: Savings

Premium Bonds have been so popular over the past 61 years, that nearly one in three of the UK population hold them. What’s not to...

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‘Triple lock’ – how what who why when?

Posted on May 5, 2017 by Phillip Bray under: Pensions

‘Triple lock’. Triple-lock. Triple lock. “Triple lock?”. It’s a term that most are uncertain of the exact phrasing, so it’s not surprising that many aren’t...

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Controversial changes to probate fees dropped ahead of the General Election

Posted on May 5, 2017 by Phillip Bray under: Probate

A controversial plan to change the structure of probate fees has been dropped ahead of the General Election on the 8th of June. The proposed...

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Pension and dividend tax changes dropped as election looms

Posted on April 27, 2017 by Phillip Bray under: Pensions

Confusion reigned this week as the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, revealed that two measures previously announced in his Budget will not go ahead. For now, anyway....

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General Election 2017: How will it affect your personal finances?

Posted on April 20, 2017 by Phillip Bray under: Election

The answer to that question depends on two things; the outcome of the election and how you react to the inevitable instability it will cause....

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