Pensions Posts

How to Trace a Lost Workplace or Personal Pension

The most important part of planning for retirement is knowing how much money you will have available. Travel, healthcare, day to day living – these all depend on what you have saved and will have coming in from any pensions you may have.

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What Does Being a Trustee Mean? 

 Perhaps you have been asked to be a trustee or maybe you are considering setting up a trust yourself – in either case, there are a few things you should know before deciding. We have put together a handy guide to cover the basics. 

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A Short Guide to Wealth Management

First of all, how do we define wealth management? On our own website we put it like this: “Imagine all of your assets, pensions, investments, cash as one big pot aiming to provide you with the standard of living you expect now and in the future.

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A Financial Planner’s Frequently Asked Questions

If you have never consulted with a Financial Planner, you may not know what to expect, which is why we have endeavoured to answer some of our client’s most frequently asked questions here. What is a platform? A platform is somewhere where you can invest your money in one place in several different tax wrappers […]

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4 More Inspiring Hertfordshire Charities

At gpfm, we have always advocated supporting our community and our local charities. 

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Retirement Planning: Study Shows People Spend More Time Choosing a Car

Most of us think about what we’re going to do when we retire. Some dream of a cottage in the countryside, others imagine travel and adventure. Whatever your particular fantasy, they all have one thing in common: they cost money.

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How GDPR Will Affect the Pensions Industry

The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018 represents the most significant change to how businesses handle data in over 20 years. The legislation places considerably more obligations on data-controllers, coupled with much stricter enforcement and penalty systems. 

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What Does a Lottery Win and Pension Pot Have in Common?

Turning 18 is a milestone for teens in many countries and Canada is no exception. To celebrate this special occasion, Charlie Lagarde of Quebec bought herself a bottle of champagne and a $4 scratch lottery card.

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Use Pension Contributions to Take Back Child Benefits

Thousands of parents on high salaries are losing out on millions of pounds by not utilising a largely unknown connection between pension contributions and child benefit entitlements, according to recent research by Royal London*.

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