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Pensions: 6 reasons why transferring your Final Salary pension is probably a mistake

6 reasons why transferring your Final Salary pension is probably a mistakeIf you are a member of a Final Salary pension scheme you have probably been the envy of your friends for the past few years. Whilst you have the knowledge that your pension is guaranteed, ...

Retirement: Pensions Freedom – 6 mistakes to avoid

Pensions Freedom: 6 mistakes to avoidThe introduction of ‘Pensions Freedom’ means 2014 goes down as the year pensions were changed forever. The changes will certainly give you more flexibility when it comes to accessing your pension pot. But despite how the changes are being portrayed by ...

Retirement: Pension or ISA, which one wins?

Pensions or ISAs, which one wins?2014 has been a year of massive change for pensions and ISAs. We’ve seen contribution limits raised for ISAs (Individual Savings Accounts) and greater investment flexibility. But pensions have seen even greater changes, with maximum income limits scrapped and taxes on ...

The Global Month Ahead – An insight into October 2014

Guest Blog Seven Investment Management 150pxIn our regular feature Seven Investment Management (7IM) look forward and assess what the month ahead might hold for the world's largest economies. Whether you are invested in the UK or ...

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Automatic Enrolment: How are employers reacting to the changes?

Automatic Enrolment: How are employers reacting to the changes?The roll out of Automatic Enrolment is now well under way and as we move in to 2015 smaller employees, with less than 50 employees will have to comply with the new rules. So how has Automatic Enrolment ...

Automatic Enrolment: 5 reasons why older workers are wrong to opt-out

5 reasons why older workers are wrong to opt-outAutomatic Enrolment is now two years old, but with millions of workers still to be enrolled, one pension provider has issued a warning that older workers are missing out. Anyone between the age of 22 and the State ...

Retirement: Annuities to remain a popular as new freedoms get a lukewarm reception

Annuities to remain a popular as new freedoms get a lukewarm receptionDespite the new ‘Pension Freedoms’ and an end the ‘death tax’ on pensions, it appears that many would-be retirees are far from excited about the changes. Research conducted by ICM on behalf of Aviva, has ...

Estate Planning: What assets will your spouse get when you die? The law has changed

Estate Planning: What assets will your spouse get when you die?  The law has changedChanges to the law, governing how assets are distributed when a person’s spouse or civil partner dies without having made a will, have come into force. The current rules are complex ...