Pensions Posts

How to Make a Nest Egg Child’s Play

Their first car, a deposit on a house, university fees, a dream wedding… there are plenty of things that mean your children will need a nest egg. Tuition fees alone cost £27,750 for a three-year degree, plus living expenses.

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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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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 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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Women’s Risks in Life

The old saying “Life begins at 40” has always felt a bit hollow, but for anyone who needs evidence that getting older is bad for you, the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) has some news. 

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Should You Top up Your State Pension?

This video features vlogger Pete as he talks about increasing your state pension and how to get a guaranteed extra income for life with a state pension. The deadline for decisions on this is April 2017. 

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Should I Save into My Lifetime ISA or My Workplace Pension?

With the state pension waning and workplace pensions becoming obligatory, it hasn’t been explicitly stated, but it seems clear that the Government’s plan to provide for a rapidly ageing UK population is to have people directly pay for more and more of their own pension savings.

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Six Small Lifestyle Changes to Boost Your Savings

We’re all looking for ways to add to our monthly savings. Here’s a look at how a few small behaviour changes could add up to a big difference to your savings.

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