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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

Is a guaranteed or flexible income in retirement right for you?

Those approaching retirement can choose the type of income they want to receive: guaranteed or flexible. But which option is right for you? Since 2015, retirees have had far more choice in how and when they access their pension savings. In the past, it was ...

How Business Tax Relief can cut Inheritance Tax

Benjamin Franklin famously remarked that ‘in this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes’. One of the most common taxes in the UK is Inheritance Tax (IHT). The Treasury raised £5.2 billion in IHT receipts in 2017/18 with the figure ...

How financial advice can provide value for young adults

Taking financial advice is often associated with older generations, perhaps as they plan for retirement, sell a business or set out their estate plan. But it can prove just as vital for young adults who are often facing various financial commitments with a conflicting ...

SIPPs: Are they a savings option for you?

When it comes to saving for retirement, there’s no one-size-fits-all solution. What’s right for one person may be inappropriate for another. So, whilst Workplace Pensions are among the most popular options, a Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) may be better suited to you. It’s an ...