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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

Why investing remains important throughout retirement

An increasing number of retirees are choosing to take money out of their pension to use as income rather than opt for an Annuity or leave it invested within their pension fund. But putting the money into cash assets could mean you risk losing ...

How to support your family with making the right inheritance decisions

When you think about leaving your loved ones an inheritance, you probably hope it will improve their financial security and provide them with more options to enjoy life. But research suggests future beneficiaries are making reckless decisions in the belief an inheritance will support ...

Retirement is changing: Have you factored this into your plan?

Not so long ago, retirement followed a fairly similar path for most people. You gave up work on your retirement date and used your pension to purchase an annuity, providing you with a guaranteed income. But times have changed. Today, you have more flexibility when ...

Why putting a windfall in a pension could mean reaping more in the long run

If you received an unexpected windfall what would you do? Despite placing it in a pension being far down the list for most people, it could be one of the most prudent decisions. Just one in 20 people receiving £25,000 would choose to put it ...