A Beginners Guide to Investing In Art

With interest rates on savings remaining at an all-time low and returns on traditional stocks and shares investments not fairing much better, many people are considering investing in what are known as SWAG (silver, wine, art and gold) assets to try and make money. Of […]

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What Is The Pension Commencement Lump Sum?

Pensions are complicated financial products and knowing how best to use yours once you reach retirement can be difficult. With various options available to you for your retirement income, it isn’t always straightforward knowing which one is going to be right for you and your […]

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WARNING: Beware The Pension Release Scams

What we all want is to be able to have a comfortable retirement, and our pensions are a great way of securing a reasonable retirement income. Pensions are not the most straightforward of financial products, with various types and options to consider and be aware […]

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Tax Relief On Pension Contributions Explained

Not many people know much about savings and pensions and how tax relief comes in. In fact, in a study two in five people in the UK have no idea how tax relief works. UK tax relief was set up to encourage taxpayers to save […]

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Pension Transfers Explained

Pensions are complicated products, and if you are considering transferring a pension, then there are a lot of things that you should consider before going ahead. Transferring your pension is a big financial decision that can affect your financial stability for the rest of your […]

OEICs – What Are They And How Do I Invest?

If you have some funds available and are looking for the best way to invest them and hopefully make a tidy profit, then you might come across the term OEICs or Unit Trusts. These are both very popular types of investment funds, and when you […]

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Why Use A Financial Advisor?

Throughout your life, there will be several times where you will have to make big financial decisions that will affect your future. If you have little or no experience in managing your finances and investing your money, then it can be difficult to make these […]

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How To Invest In Property

Property investments are one of the most common forms of investments, alongside bonds, shares and cash. Anyone looking to make a profitable investment is likely to have considered property in one form or another. There are various different ways of investing in property, with everything […]

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How To Invest In An ISA With Stocks And Shares

When you are saving for your future, you will want to find the best way to invest your money. Many individuals choose to use a stocks and shares ISA to invest their savings and hopefully see them grow over time. If you are considering investing […]

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A Guide To Investing In Premium Bonds

Premium Bonds are the biggest saving product in the UK, with roughly 23 million people across the country investing in them. The popular product has been around since 1956 and is increasingly popular or many reasons. This guide covers everything you need to know about […]

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Unit Trusts Explained

With interest rates paid on savings remaining low across the UK, investments are an increasingly attractive option for people wanting to see a return for their money. Depending on the level of risk you are willing to take, there are a number of options out […]

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Simple Ways To Make Savings When You Retire

People invest heavily in their future with the hope of living a quality life after retirement. Even the government acknowledges you might need more funds than it provides for retirement and recommends ensuring you are eligible for a state pension as well as paying into […]

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How To Save For Your Pension

About a third of adults in the UK haven’t been saving for retirement. Also, one out of seven individuals about to retire doesn’t have a workplace or private pension set up. Even worse, those within the 45-55 age bracket have been found to spend most […]

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How To Invest Successfully In Shares

According to a Schroders Global Investor Study, the majority of investors in the UK expect returns of up to 10% in five years, which is almost the same across Europe. Obviously, investing in shares is lucrative and a wonderful way of investing your money. You […]

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How To Deal With A Deceased Person’s Pension

When someone dies, one of the first things the Executor of a will or Administrator of an estate needs to do is deal with that person’s pension or – potentially – pensions. The steps you need to take depend on whether you are dealing with […]

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A Guide to Your Pension Scheme Options

Pensions can be a tricky thing to master, particularly where there are multiple options for customers to take advantage of. Your pension is essential, and most people rely on the money that they have invested in a pension to help them live comfortably through their […]

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A Guide to Income Drawdown Pensions

Pensions can be complicated things, particularly with the number of different options out there and the different schemes that you can use to take it out. Rather than uhmm-ing and ahh-ing over the number of options available, making an informed decision about which scheme is […]

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A Guide to Employers Pensions & How They Work

Inevitably, as time passes, we get older. Getting older comes with the added benefit of retirement and hanging up your work shoes for the last time. Unfortunately, retirement also brings about the end of wages and stability- unless, of course, you have a plan in […]

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SIPPS Explained [The Expert’s Guide To Self-Invested Personal Pensions – All You Need To Know]

Saving for retirement can be confusing and overwhelming, and pensions can often be difficult to understand. With such an extensive range of pension types and providers and various rules and regulations in place for both employers and individuals, it is a struggle to know which […]

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How To Choose An Annuity [The Expert’s Guide To Making The Right Decision]

When it comes to choosing an annuity, it is vital to shop around to find the best deal. Annuity rates and terms can vary massively, so while accepting the first offer you are given can be an easy option, it will rarely be the best […]

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What Is An Annuity? [Explained & All You Need To Know]

When it comes to choosing how to manage your pension pot and retirement finances, there are many options to consider. One popular type of retirement income is an annuity, which provides a guaranteed income for either a fixed number of years or for the rest […]

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NEST Pensions Explained [The Experts Guide to Workplace Pensions]

Planning and saving for your pension can often feel like a pointless activity, especially when retirement feels like a world away. No matter what age you are, looking to the future and ensuring you have a decent pension lined up to support you in your […]

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How to Find Your Lost Pension Fund

Have you lost your pension and have lost track of your pension information? If so, dont worry as our pension tracing experts can quickly find your pension investments with our free pension tracing service. We’ll be able to quickly tell you what pension investments you […]