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Investment Sense View

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 ...

Investment Sense News

Planning for unexpected early retirement

Early retirement is something many people look forward to. But when it’s a decision that’s taken out of your hands, it can leave you in a financially vulnerable position. Whether you plan to give up working while in your 50s, wait until State Pension age ...

Estate planning: Families could face an unexpected Inheritance Tax bill

Do you know how much Inheritance Tax (IHT) may be due on your estate when you pass away? Research suggests that some could be leaving a bigger bill than they thought to loved ones. As part of an effective estate planning process, it’s important to ...

Four considerations when you’re supporting family financially

With soaring house prices and job insecurity meaning many younger generations are struggling financially, you may find yourself giving them a helping hand. While it may be something you’re keen to do, there can be concerns there too. Research from Charter ...

ISA deadline: What should you do with your allowance?

The end of the 2018/19 tax year is now just days away, and you should be thinking about using up your ISA (Individual Savings Account) allowance if you haven’t already. It’s also the perfect time to plan how you’ll make the most of your ...