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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 ...

Investment Sense News

The challenges of receiving an inheritance

Receiving an inheritance can be a challenging time, it's often a life event that's associated with conflicting emotions. While the financial gift that your loved one has left you could be life-changing and improve your financial security, you're still dealing with loss. As a ...

How should you react to uncertainty in investment markets

When you invest, there’s always an element of risk. The value of your investments can fall and it’s a process that’s influenced by many factors out of your control. In fact, trying to time the markets is next to impossible. So, if the value ...

How to take control of your finances and boost wellbeing in retirement

Keeping on top of your finances and feeling in control can be challenging. As you enter retirement, you may have income coming from multiple sources, a portion of your pension still invested, or calculations on how long your money will last for. But it ...

Why your grandchildren might opt-out of auto-enrolment, but shouldn’t

Thousands more workers are now saving into a Workplace Pension thanks to auto-enrolment. It’s an initiative that hopes to improve the financial security of future generations in retirement. However, research indicates that as minimum contributions levels rise, more employees will choose to opt out. While ...