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Investment Sense View

SIPPs: 6 tips to help you choose the right SIPP provider

6 tips to help you choose the right SIPP providerPensions Freedom, coupled with new legislation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regarding the amount of capital needed to be held by SIPP providers, mean the landscape of the self-invested market is changing. Whether your are a ...

Retirement: 6 reasons why you should still consider an Annuity

6 reasons why you should still consider an Annuity 150pxAsk 100 pensioners if they want a guaranteed income in retirement and we’d suggest most would say “yes”. But ask the same people whether they would like to buy an Annuity and many will say “no”. It’s ...

Savings: Not old enough for Pensioner Bonds? 6 ways to boost your savings

Not old enough for Pensioner Bonds? 6 ways to boost your savingsYounger savers can be forgiven for casting an envious glance towards their older counterparts, who can now open Pensioner Bonds paying interest rates well in excess of accounts available elsewhere. So if you are under ...

Two very important words: Independent and restricted

Two very important words: Independent and restrictedVarious sections of the media, including the highly respected financial journalist and presenter of Radio 4’s Moneybox, Paul Lewis, have recently highlighted an issue we too are becoming increasingly concerned about. Allow us to explain more. “What types of financial adviser ...

Investment Sense News

Pensions: Labour propose additional pension restrictions and to slash tax relief

Pensions: Labour propose additional pension restrictions and to slash tax reliefLabour has announced sweeping changes to pensions, which will affect people with larger pots, as well as those with higher earnings. Despite calls from the pension industry for a period of calm following the changes announced ...

Retirement: Find out why there’s a 50/50 chance you pension will ‘die’ before you do

Find out why there’s a 5050 chance you pension will ‘die’ before you do 150pxDespite the introduction of ‘Pensions Freedom’ in April, the most popular way of turning a pension pot into an income remains an Annuity or Income Drawdown. Whilst an Annuity is guaranteed to ...

State Pension: How much will you get? Over 55s can now find out

State Pension: How much will you get? Over 55s can now find outDo you know how much your State Pension will be and when you can claim it? If you do you’re in the minority of people, but if you are over the age of 55 ...

Savings: Pension Bonds extended until May

National-Savings-and-Inve-001 The Government has announced that popular Pensioner Bonds will now stay on sale until 15th May. Pensioner Bonds, which are available to anyone over the age of 65, were launched last month paying interest rates far in excess of other similar accounts. The Government had initially said ...