News & Insight

Keeping you up to date with the latest developments in the retirement market.

How much does my Pension Fund need to be?

Insight
18 Mar 2016

You may have seen the Department of Work and Pension’s big, furry monstrosity of a TV advert recently, urging you not to ignore your pension. Whil...

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How much does Independent Financial Advice cost?

Insight
9 Mar 2016

  It may seem counter-intuitive, having to pay somebody to make sure your finances are in order. But paying for financial advice can be an abso...

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One in Three Over-55s Targeted by Pension Scammers: How you can Avoid being Stung

Insight
18 Feb 2016

Retirees and those approaching pension age in the UK continue to be targeted by scammers, according to new research by Retirement Advantage. One in ...

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How Will a Pension Tax Relief Cut at the 2016/17 Budget Affect You?

Insight
11 Feb 2016

When George Osborne announces his 2016/17 Budget on 16th March, many are expecting a cut to tax relief on pension contributions. But what might thes...

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You Ask, We Answer: Is a Pension Tax Free?

We answer
25 Jan 2016

As previously discussed, when you start to draw a retirement income from your pension, you are taxed at your nominal income rate (20-40% for most). ...

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You Ask, We Answer: Will my Pension be Taxed?

We answer
8 Jan 2016

Your pension will be taxed, but it is taxed at the time you draw an income, not when you make your pension contributions. At present, pension contri...

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