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Investment Sense View

Pensions: 5 things to think about before transferring your Defined Benefit pension

open hand on sky backgroundPension Freedom has opened up many more possibilities for people as they approach retirement, including the option to transfer out of their Final Salary pension. Before we go any further we should point out that Defined Benefit pensions are also referred to ...

6 things to think about before you open the ‘Bank of Mum & Dad’

girl with injured look after quarrelNew research from Legal & General has shown that more homebuyers than ever are relying on their parents, and indeed grandparents, to help fund the cost of their first or new home. In fact, if the ‘Bank of Mum & Dad’ ...

Retirement: Workplace pensions better than Lifetime ISAs

Walking direction on asphaltHow should you save for your retirement? An influential Government minister believes that workplace pensions are a better option than the new Lifetime ISA, and we agree! Lifetime ISAs were announced in the Budget earlier this year and will be available from April 2017 ...

The London Marathon, how did Bev do?

Bev marathon 2 150pxWe are thrilled to let you know our Managing Director, Bev Stoves, completed the Virgin London Marathon on 24 April 2016. So, how was it? Apart from getting married and having children, it was definitely up there as one of the best days ever! ...

Investment Sense News

SIPPs: Shock as SIPP provider goes into administration

European Pensions ManagementThousands of SIPP investors have today learned that their SIPP (Self-Invested Personal Pension) provider has gone into administration. A notice on the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) website, posted yesterday, says: “Having reached an assessment that it was no longer solvent, EPML (European Pensions Management ...

Buy to Let: Thousands to get refund after court decision

West Bromwich Building Society 150pxThousands of Buy to Let mortgage holders are due to share a £27.5 million pay out after a historic court ruling. The ruling, from the Court of Appeal comes after the West Bromwich Building Society increased the interest rate paid by 6,000 ...

Savings: Rates fall further as the drought continues for savers

desert with wet place on itAs if savers needed any confirmation, new research has shown that interest rates are still falling. What’s more, there is no end in sight to the drought, which has seen hard pressed savers endure an unprecedented period of low interest ...

Pensions: New service launched to help track down lost pensions

The words LOST & FOUND written in vintage letterpress type The Government has launched a new website to help people track down old workplace and personal pensions, which they may have forgotten about, or lost touch with. It is believed that over £400 million in pensions remains ...