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Investing during retirement

Investing during retirement

Investing during retirementWhy it’s important not to view your portfolio with an element of finality Retirement is a major accomplishment for most people. You’ve worked hard all of your working life to save and prepare for your retirement, and now you’ve finally...

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Planning to leave a family legacy?

Planning to leave a family legacy?

Planning to leave a family legacy?Impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on Will making We are living in extraordinary times right now, in the grip of a global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Many people are concerned to ensure that their affairs are in order and that they...

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Delaying retirement

Delaying retirement

Delaying retirementPandemic forcing a widespread rethink of retirement plans The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic crisis has thrown some of the nation’s retirement plans up in the air. As a result, a number of people over 50 and in work are set to delay their...

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Rewritten retirement rules

Rewritten retirement rules

Rewritten retirement rulesLooking to discover what you can do with your pension pot? In 2015, the retirement rules were rewritten. The rules, which came into effect from 6 April 2015, have changed the way people take money out of their pensions, with new freedoms and...

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Silver splitters

Silver splitters

Silver splittersFinancial fall-out of divorcing in middle age While the number of couples divorcing has decreased in recent years[1], with 91,299 cases in 2018 compared to 102,007 in 2017, the cohort of couples deciding to split in later life is on the rise. Also,...

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Take it to the max

Take it to the max

Take it to the maxHow to make the most of the various pension allowances Saving into a pension is one of the most tax-efficient ways to save for your retirement. Not only do pensions enable you to grow your retirement savings largely free of tax, but they also provide...

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Help to Buy scheme

Help to Buy scheme

Help to Buy schemeHomes deadline extended to ensure customers do not miss out Thousands of families can still benefit from the current Help to Buy scheme despite delays in building their new homes due to coronavirus. The deadline for the homes to have been finished in...

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No-desire to retire generation

No-desire to retire generation

No-desire to retire generationWhy working and retirement are no longer binary terms Giving up the 9-to-5 doesn’t necessarily mean stopping work. Many people are now considering staggered or flexible working. It can suit some individuals who have caring...

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10 tips to achieving your financial goals

10 tips to achieving your financial goals

10 tips to achieving your financial goalsTime to diagnose your money situation with a financial health check? Even if you have a solid financial plan in place, it still needs to be updated regularly to ensure it reflects any life changes. But what should your...

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Setting up a new life

Setting up a new life

Setting up a new lifeOne of the freedoms of retirement is getting to choose where to live What makes a good place to retire? It’s one of the most basic questions people ask themselves when they start planning for retirement. It’s also one of the most crucial questions...

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Divest or engage?

Divest or engage?

Divest or engage?ESG matters are increasingly important in both retirement and investment planning Environmental, social and corporate governance issues are increasingly in the news, with some high-profile companies facing public scrutiny, corporate action or...

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Caveat emptor: ‘let the buyer beware’

Caveat emptor: ‘let the buyer beware’

Caveat emptor: ‘let the buyer beware’Increase in victims of financial scams related to COVID-19 As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, there has sadly been an increase in the number of fraudsters exploiting people’s fears, targeting pension savers,...

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Revolutionising the retirement landscape

Revolutionising the retirement landscape

Revolutionising the retirement landscapeNavigating complex decisions to shape your retirement finances Pension freedoms have put a greater onus on people to keep themselves informed of their options when it comes to accessing their pension money. However, little...

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Millennials look to build long-term wealth

Millennials look to build long-term wealth

Millennials look to build long-term wealthGiving up on cash altogether, disillusioned by today’s dismal savings rates The number of people in their 20s and early 30s choosing to invest in a Stocks & Shares Individual Savings Account (ISA) prior to the coronavirus...

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Over-50s with no pension provision

Over-50s with no pension provision

Over-50s with no pension provisionConsequences of not saving enough for retirement in our twilight years Planning ahead for retirement will help ensure you’re on track to achieve the financial future you want. However, millions of retirees may face the prospect of...

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Funding care

Funding care

Funding careMore of us can expect to require some form of long-term care Whether you are looking for care for yourself or a loved one, chances are that one of your first thoughts is going to be: ‘How much is it going to cost?’, swiftly followed by, ‘Who is going to...

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Navigating the financial impact of COVID-19

Navigating the financial impact of COVID-19

Navigating the financial impact of COVID-19How people’s physical health and financial well-being are being affected Needless to say, coronavirus (COVID-19) has had, and will continue to have, a major impact on our lives. It is not just impacting on people’s physical...

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Supporting younger generations

Supporting younger generations

Supporting younger generationsGiving grandchildren financial security is an important goal for many If you are a grandparent, it’s natural to want to help out the family. And if you’re able to give a financial boost – whether it’s a loan or a gift – to the younger...

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Future financial health

Future financial health

Future financial healthTaking the time to take back control over retirement savings With all that has been going on in the world this year, for many people it’s been really difficult to feel as though they’re in control of much. However, some people have been in the...

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Care in later life

Care in later life

Care in later lifeMaking the difficult choice between live-in care and a care home One of the biggest challenges of the 21st century is Britain’s ageing population. As later-life care becomes more prevalent, whether you are considering this for yourself or a relative,...

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Looking to the future

Looking to the future

Looking to the futureSuccessful life planning also requires a significant degree of financial planningWe spend our lives planning for our next holiday, for a family, buying a property, funding a child’s education and for the day we retire. So then why is it that some...

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