Pensions


Which crucial pension policies face delay after Theresa May agrees Brexit ‘flextension’?

Fans of interminably dull twitter debates will be relieved to hear the process of the UK leaving the European Union could drag on until Halloween...

Thu, 11/04/2019 - 14:39


The quirks that mean you can pay up to 200,000% in tax – and how to avoid them

The highest rate of income tax in the UK is normally 45% for people who earn £150,000 or more each year. But the convoluted and...

Thu, 28/03/2019 - 14:33


Self-employed pensions: Making retirement work for you

The UK is in the midst of an entrepreneurial boom. The level of self-employment surged from 3.8 million in 2008 to 4.6 million in 2015,...

Thu, 14/03/2019 - 11:33


Pension vs Lifetime ISA: which is best when you’re saving for retirement?

Former Chancellor George Osborne’s initiative to launch a Lifetime ISA almost two years ago has certainly divided opinion. Some believe the LISA offers a useful...

Fri, 01/03/2019 - 10:06


Will pensions be targeted to fill the £20 billion NHS funding gap?

With the respected Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) warning the so-called ‘Brexit dividend’ doesn’t actually exist, the Government is facing questions over how it will...

Tue, 19/06/2018 - 11:24


Hands holding eggs

ISAs vs SIPPs: Which to choose

Most of us know that Stocks and Shares ISAs, Lifetime ISAs and Self-Invested Personal Pensions (SIPPs) are ideal wrappers for holding investments...

Wed, 20/12/2017 - 12:38


Finance Bill 2017: Key takeaways for savers and investors

With the Brexit negotiations taking centre stage and Theresa May’s decision to hold a snap general election throwing the usual business of Government into disarray,...

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 16:29


Will pension scams clampdown really protect savers and investors?

“Hello! I’m just calling about the accident you were involved in last week…”

Most of you have probably received a cold-call of this nature at...

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 13:39


House and coins

Crunching the numbers: How pensions and property square up for investors

Two years ago while skiing in France I got into an embarrassingly heated debate with three Norfolk farmers about the merits of property investing versus...

Thu, 24/08/2017 - 15:11


Natural yield versus total return

Which is the best way to maximise your retirement income?

The pension freedoms have cast renewed focus on retirement income strategies and how people make...

Thu, 10/08/2017 - 16:59


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