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Savers in the dark about their pension

Are you among the 30.4 million working-age people who don’t know if their pension pot will be big enough to afford a comfortable lifestyle in retirement? According to a report by the Pension and Lifetime [...]

October 20th, 2018|Pensions|

Risk vs reward

Despite the recent mortgage interest rate rise, savers will still struggle to enjoy any kind of growth on money they have on deposit, leading some to consider a riskier investment. If you're considering investing in [...]

October 16th, 2018|Investments|

Loyalty doesn’t always pay, especially with your finances

 It is always good to be loyal to your friends and family, but when it comes to your finances, loyalty doesn’t always pay. The Citizens Advice Bureau has found UK consumers lose a total of £4.1bn [...]

October 8th, 2018|Uncategorized, Finance|

Record numbers are saving into a pension, but will your retirement pot last into your 90s?

Record amounts are now being saved into personal pensions, according to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). The latest data from the taxman, for the 2016/2017 financial year, shows £24.8bn was paid into personal pensions, up [...]

October 8th, 2018|Pensions|

Everyone likes a gift, but there are risks to giving an inheritance early

Many parents dream of having something to pass on to their children, whether it be money or property, and now some are transferring assets so they can see their offspring enjoying the fruits of their [...]

October 8th, 2018|Finance, News|

September wealth update: Should the Ryder Cup team negotiate Brexit?

For all golf and sport (in general) fans, September ended with an emphatic Ryder Cup win for Europe over the United States of America.  Looking at the comradery of the team in blue, it might [...]

October 4th, 2018|News|