Will my retirement income be enough to live comfortably?
Monthly Archives: February 2020
Planning ahead for the financial future you want
Planning for retirement can be both exciting and daunting. It’s essential to structure your affairs to make sure you have enough money when you eventually retire. To give your pension pot a boost, one option to consider if your pension savings are more than your annual allowance is to take advantage of the carry forward rules for unused annual allowances from previous years and still receive tax relief.
What should I consider before the end of this tax year?
One in five self-employed and contract workers unable to survive a week without work
We’re a nation of entrepreneurs with a record number of self-employed people now working in the UK. The world of work has changed enormously over the past 20 years. Being self-employed, freelance or working on a contract basis has become the norm for all sorts of professions.
Record high despite £78k pension pot gender gap
Savers should think twice before using their pension to purchase property
From age 55, you have the flexibility to choose how you take money from your pension. But pension savers risk throwing away thousands of pounds of their hard earned savings if they use their pension to purchase a second property.
Insulating your portfolio from any market uncertainty
Brexit is by no means the only cause of market volatility. Whether you believe Brexit will prove a blessing or a curse for the British economy, it’s important to insulate your portfolio from any market uncertainty.
Putting money to work earlier allows more time for savings to grow
Self-employed business owners face unique challenges
Self-employed would back new laws to expand retirement savings