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How much do you expect your pension to grow by in the next five years?

Posted on November 26, 2019 by Peter under: News Pensions

Research suggests that pension savers could be disappointed in investment returns after uncovering differing expectations between individuals and institutional investors. Understanding how much your pension...

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Why talking about money is important

Posted on November 26, 2019 by Peter under: News

November marks Talk Money, Talk Pensions week, an initiative that aims to encourage more people to talk about their finances. In the UK, personal finances...

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Will Aid month: 5 reasons to review your will now

Posted on November 26, 2019 by Peter under: News

When was the last time you reviewed your will? If it has been a while or your circumstances have changed, November is the ideal time...

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6 things to avoid when accessing your pension

Posted on November 26, 2019 by Peter under: News Pensions

Thousands of retirees access their money purchase (defined contribution) pensions every year. However, this can involve making many challenging decisions. How should you access your...

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What to consider when investing for a child’s future

Posted on October 15, 2019 by Peter under: News Savings

Children born today have a one in four chance of celebrating their 100th birthday. In fact, according to the Office of National Statistics, one on...

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How financial planning goes beyond simple calculations

Posted on October 15, 2019 by Peter under: News

When you first think of seeking financial advice, it might be the calculations that you focus on. The figures are an important part of understanding...

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Banks scams: Protecting your money

Posted on October 15, 2019 by Peter under: News

Banks scams are on the rise and becoming more sophisticated. Every year, thousands of people are duped into authorising payments to fraudsters that they may...

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Bonds: How do they fit into your investment portfolio?

Posted on October 15, 2019 by Peter under: News

Bonds are a common feature in many investment portfolios, alongside stocks, shares and cash assets. So, how do they fit into your investment portfolio and...

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7 things to review when looking at your pension

Posted on October 15, 2019 by Peter under: News Pensions

Research suggests thousands could be missing out on investment returns in their pension because they have not updated their retirement age. Remaining engaged with your...

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Is it worth paying into a pension if you are approaching retirement?

Posted on October 15, 2019 by Peter under: News Pensions

Auto-enrolment has seen millions more saving into a pension. However, research suggests that those aged over 60 are far more likely to opt-out of their...

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