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Tax year end approaching – Don’t miss out!

By |March 4th, 2015|

It seems like only yesterday we all had our Christmas jumpers on, over indulging in mince pies and mulled wine. How time flies.

With this in mind, the tax year-end will soon be upon us and with that the deadline before which you are able to benefit from a certain tax allowances will pass. The question is, […]

Pension Freedoms

By |February 18th, 2015|

Pension Freedoms – Avoid the Traps!

In his March 2014 Budget, The Chancellor ripped up the rule book making pensions significantly more attractive. People are to be trusted to do what they like with their personal pensions, although it is important to remember pensions are still to fund retirement.

From April 2015, investors will have freedom over […]

Upheaval in European Financial Markets as SNB Remove Currency Cap

By |February 3rd, 2015|

There has been plenty of upheaval in the European economy recently, and a fresh announcement by the Swiss National Bank has caused even more of a challenge to the financial markets.

The bank recently announced it would no longer be using the currency ceiling that was first introduced during the recent Eurozone crisis. In a press release, […]

New Over 65 Bonds

By |February 3rd, 2015|

It can often be difficult for older people to find a financial product they can invest in and that can give a good return on their savings. For this reason, National Savings and Investments recently introduced a guaranteed growth bond for people in the UK aged 65 or over. The bond has already proved hugely […]

Government Pension Guidance Service Under Pressure

By |February 2nd, 2015|

There are concerns over the government’s pension guidance service. As reports, there are worries the service could face collapse due to the high demand that it will face, and there are some concerns over the quality of information that people using the service will be given.

The government’s pension guidance guarantee was first announced in […]

Pension’s Wealth – Keeping It In The Family

By |January 29th, 2015|

There has been numerous changes announced in the pension’s system recently and some of them are about to come into force; one area of pension reforms that have gained a lot of attention is flexible pensions.

Flexible pensions will allow an individual to keep their pensions in the family so it can be inherited by their […]