Retirement

  • Pension planning

    How do I keep my pension planning on track?

    Most over 45’s are not making plans to match their hopes for the future, according to research from Standard Life. The vast majority (86%) of those aged 45 or over are already dreaming about escaping their working life for retirement, but only 8% of the same age group have recently checked the retirement date on […]

  • Pension after divorce

    What happens to my pension after divorce?

    First comes Marriage, then for some couples comes divorce. But a stable marriage is one of the best paths to building and maintaining wealth. Divorce, on the other hand, is expensive. Possessions, money, financial assets and debut acquired during (and sometimes before) marriage are divided between former spouses. Putting a price tag on a divorce […]

  • retirement savings

    How to decide what to do with your retirement savings

    Increasingly, more and more pensioners are keeping much of their pension invested after they retire. This means they’re faced with two very different risks when deciding what to do with their savings in retirement in a world of ‘pension freedoms’. Since April 2015, people who reach retirement have had much greater flexibility over how they […]

  • UK State Pension Questions

    UK State Pension Questions

    Many people have lots of questions about the UK State Pension  and retirement planning so we created this Frequently Asked Questions post to help answer as many questions as we can. If your question isn’t answered here call us on 0113 436 0110 or fill in our contact form we’ll be happy to help. How […]

  • Tax Relief

    What’s my tax relief this year?

    When it comes to managing money, one of the things some people find most difficult to understand is the tax relief they receive on payments into their pension. Tax relief means some of your money that would have gone to the Government as tax goes into your pension instead. You can put as much as […]

  • retirement plans

    Time to sort out your retirement plans

    Most over 45s are not making retirement plans to match their hopes for the future, according to research form Standard Life. The vast majority (86%) of those aged 45 or over are already dreaming about escaping their working life for retirement. But only 8% of the same age group have recently checked the retirement date […]