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Will New Government Proposals to Final Salary Pensions Hurt Savers?

People relying on a Final Salary pension are at risk of losing out on thousands of pounds due to new government proposals created to ease the pressure on employers. 

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Infographic: How Will Brexit Impact Your Finances in Hertfordshire?

With the result of the General Election, the kind of Brexit on offer to the British people is up for grabs. Whatever happens will have an impact on policy impacting the public’s private finances, so here’s what Brexit might mean for the people of Hertfordshire. 

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Seminar – 9 May: Final Salary Schemes – to transfer or not to transfer?

When you combine the newly implemented pension freedoms with the fact that people are living longer lives and the traditional family unit is becoming less common, it’s clear why many are less certain about the route they should take with their pension. 

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How to Maximise Your Pensions in Your 50s

People have more control than ever over their pensions and if you are looking forward to retirement, you’ll find it’s a great time to review your investments and savings to maximise your returns.

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Why You Should Always Get Regulated Financial Advice

We at gpfm often get asked why it’s important to always get regulated financial advice. We could answer this question with another question: would you use an unlicensed/unregistered doctor, dentist, lawyer, etc? Of course not. So why take up advice from an unregulated financial advisor? 

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How to Retire Abroad

There are over 108,000 pensioners in Spain alone out of the official British population of around 300,000. Do you want to join them – either there or another European destination? Many people aspire to retire abroad, but for most, it will remain a dream.

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A Guide to Becoming a Charity Trustee

If you have led a successful life in business, you may believe that you would make a suitable trustee of a charity. At gpfm, we offer a number of services to help charity trustees such as explaining trustee obligation, risk management and potential investment advice

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The Great Inheritance Tax Scandal?

We now have a Conservative Government that promised us – back in 2007 – a rise in the inheritance tax (IHT) threshold to £1m. But a decade later, are we getting that? 

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Why Some People Are Cashing in Their Final Salary Pensions before They Retire

In the world of pensions, final salary schemes are often viewed as superior to defined contribution schemes because they tend to offer a more lucrative pension income.

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How Employee Benefits Are Changing in 2017

Employee benefits, or benefits in kind, have traditionally been used to recruit the best people to your company and then provide the employee satisfaction to keep them there. 

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