Pensions

 

What size pension do you need for a £20,000 income?

This content is for information and inspiration purposes only. It should not be taken as financial or investment advice. To receive personalised, regulated financial advice regarding your affairs please consult an independent financial adviser. What kind of annual income is enough for a comfortable retirement? According to the Pension and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA), the […]
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Do DIY pensions work?

This content is for information and inspiration purposes only. It should not be taken as financial or investment advice. To receive personalised, regulated financial advice regarding your affairs please consult an independent financial adviser. Some people wonder if they are better-off managing their own pension. As financial planners, we believe pension planning is a specialist […]
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Pension transfer scams – be aware

This content is for information and inspiration purposes only. It should not be taken as financial or investment advice. To receive personalised, regulated financial advice regarding your affairs please consult an independent financial adviser. Moving your pension to another scheme can be a great option for many people – saving money and opening up flexibility. […]
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Your state pension – how to maximise your entitlement

This content is for information and inspiration purposes only. It should not be taken as financial or investment advice. To receive personalised, regulated financial advice regarding your affairs please consult an independent financial adviser. Building up your UK state pension is arguably one of the most worthwhile ways to help provide yourself with a comfortable […]
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Does the “4% Rule” work for pensions in a pandemic?

This content is for information and inspiration purposes only. It should not be taken as financial or investment advice. To receive personalised, regulated financial advice regarding your affairs please consult an independent financial adviser. Whether you are an experienced retirement planner or just starting to think about life after work, the 4% Rule is an […]
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Is COVID-19 forcing you to reconsider early retirement?

This content is for information and inspiration purposes only. It should not be taken as financial or investment advice. To receive personalised, regulated financial advice regarding your affairs please consult an independent financial adviser. The pandemic in 2020 has brought many unforeseen consequences to retirement planning. For some people, their desire to retire early has […]
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Starting a pension in your 50s? This guide will help

This content is for information and inspiration purposes only. It should not be taken as financial or investment advice. To receive personalised, regulated financial advice regarding your affairs please consult an independent financial adviser. Finding yourself in your 50s with little/no retirement savings is not ideal. Yet you are not alone. According to one study, […]
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Is it possible to shield your pension from a recession?

This content is for information and inspiration purposes only. It should not be taken as financial or investment advice. To receive personalised, regulated financial advice regarding your affairs please consult an independent financial adviser. Many over-55s watched their pensions open-eyed earlier in 2020 as the realities of COVID-19 sank into the equity markets. Many pensions […]
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How much do you need to retire in 2020?

This content is for information and inspiration purposes only. It should not be taken as financial or investment advice. To receive personalised, regulated financial advice regarding your affairs please consult an independent financial adviser. What kind of savings will you need to retire comfortably in the 2020s? What kind of strategy will it require of […]
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Four Pension traps to avoid in 2020

This content is for information and inspiration purposes only. It should not be taken as financial or investment advice. To receive personalised, regulated financial advice regarding your affairs please consult an independent financial adviser. COVID-19 still hangs over many household’s financial decisions – including how and when to approach retirement. Sadly, many over-55s have seen […]
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