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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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Preparing your children for a 100-year life

Recent figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) have shown that approximately a quarter of babies born this year are expected to celebrate their 100th birthday. While we’ll often have plans for the future when we welcome a new baby into ...

Beat the scammer: 10 pension tips as pension scams take centre stage again

Pension scams are once again making headlines. New statistics from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) show the average amount a pension scam victim loses is £91,000. With a third of pension holders aged between 45 and 65 not ...

Young adults and pensions: Five reasons to engage early

Auto-enrolment in a Workplace Pension for the majority of UK employees has sought to engage more people on the topic of pensions. However, research from State Street has indicated that while more young workers are aware of pensions, they’re pessimistic about their retirement prospects. Luckily, engaging ...

Pessimistic retirement outlook opportunity to engage next generation

The introduction of auto-enrolment and the subsequent contribution increases has made saving for retirement a common discussion topic. Yet many UK workers and particularly younger generations aren’t optimistic about their life once they retire but it could be an opportunity to engage. For many, passing on some ...