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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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Revealed: The value of financial advice

Financial advice can add real value to your life. Our guide looks at the ways financial advice can help you reach your goals and improve wellbeing. From improved financial security as assets grow to confidence in your long-term plans, financial advice can deliver numerous advantages. Research shows ...

What financial protection do you have against the unexpected?

Financial planning means saving for retirement, managing debt, and also preparing against the shock of the unexpected. And yet a recent Money Marketing report suggests that UK savers are ‘worryingly exposed’ to financial shocks. Are you planning for the ...

What does a rise in pension age mean for your long-term plans?

If you are currently aged 47 or younger, a recent government announcement could mean you have to wait two years longer to receive your pension. For the 2020/21 tax year, the minimum pension age is 55. That means that, under current rules, ...

Everything you need to know about Child Trust Funds

The government introduced the first Child Trust Funds (CTFs) back in 2005. Children born after 1 September 2002 were eligible, meaning that the first recipients of a CTF reached the age of 18 in September 2020. According to a recent ...