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The tax advantages of holding a commercial property in a SIPP

Investing in commercial property might not be the first thing that springs to mind when you think about your pension. However, with a Self-Invested Personal Pension, or SIPP, you can do just that. Furthermore, investing in commercial property through a SIPP can allow you to ...

Could looking after the grandkids be the key to a boost in retirement income?

One in 10 grandparents is responsible for caring for grandchildren on a daily basis, according to research from Halifax. While you might feel that taking care of your grandchildren isn’t hard work, or is a natural part of life, it could also be the ...

Moving forward together: The importance of retirement planning as a couple

Talking about the future is natural in the early stages of a relationship. You have probably been involved in a conversation along the lines of: “Where is this going?” “When will we get married?” “Do we want to have children?” Hopefully, you made it through those discussions and ...

Financial education at a young age pays off

Research has shown that teaching children about money when they are young, is likely to lead to a better understanding of savings and the ability to delay gratification in order to meet a long-term savings goal (Source: MyBnk). How does early learning ...

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Tips if you’re thinking about opening the Bank of Mum and Dad

As younger generations struggle to get on the property ladder, more parents and grandparents are thinking about lending them much-needed cash. But it’s a decision that can be fraught with confusion and doubt. It’s common for you to want to help your child or grandchild ...

Four signs you could benefit from a financial adviser

A third of adults could have benefitted from financial advice in the last year but didn’t access it, according to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Accessing regulated financial advice can help you make the most of your savings, pension, investments and more. The FCA ...

What is equity release, and could it be used to fund your retirement?

More homeowners are choosing to unlock the wealth tied up in property with equity release, figures show. But what is it and why are more retirees choosing to support retirement income with this option? What is equity release? Equity release refers to a range of products ...

Pension education needed as millennials struggle to balance priorities

The millennial generation is increasingly engaged with pensions. But a lack of financial knowledge means that they’re often struggling to juggle multiple priorities. As a result, almost a quarter aren’t saving into a pension, according to Prudential. Whether you’re a millennial struggling ...