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November 2013

  • Still working? 5 lessons we can learn from Channel 4's Dispatches

  • Q&A: Everything employers need to know about Auto Enrolment

  • Retirement: When the right answer is to do nothing at all

  • SIPPs: Liberty launch new simple SIPP

  • Number of people paying Inheritance Tax set to double, are you one of them

  • Tie up your savings for 10 years? No thanks, here's 5 alternatives
  • Autumn Statement 2013

  • The headlines

  • Winners & Losers

  • Reaction: Who said what?/li>
  • What the papers said
  • October 2013

  • Calling all business owners, how will Automatic Enrolment affect you? Your quick guide

  • Nearly 30 million people don’t have a Will, time to put it right?

  • Savings: 6 tricks from savvy savers to avoid ‘zombie’ savings accounts

  • SIPPs: Are SIPP cash investors treated as second class savers?

  • Equity release to buy Christmas presents? No thank you!

  • Guest blog: Active Living in Retirement”
  • September 2013

  • Annuities: Why you need to tell your Annuity adviser everything!

  • Savings: Is the price to beat inflation worth paying?

  • Ros Altman on retirement and why everyone needs advice

  • Long Term Care: 7 myths & the reality

  • SIPPs: Government rules out residential property in SIPPs

  • Pensions: Labour to “restrict pensions tax-relief”
  • August 2013

  • Using property as a pension, the pros and cons

  • Pensions: The press, the myths & the reality

  • Our brush with a pension liberator & 7 tips on how to avoid them

  • A new bank offers deposit accounts for SIPPs

  • Protect yourself from the three hidden risks of buying an Annuity

  • Seminars: Retirement planning & transition
  • July 2013

  • As Annuity rates pick up, should you defer your Annuity purchase or buy now?

  • Average 30 year old needs to save £824 per month into a pension, or do they?

  • Managing the transition from work to retirement, 7 great tips

  • Interest rate cut on Premium Bonds, what are the alternatives

  • If you die or get ill, how long before the money runs out?

  • InvestAcc reduce initial charge on their SIPP Lite product
  • June 2013

  • Close to retirement? Avoid sleepless nights over tabloid scare stories

  • Discover how you can invest in residential property via your SIPP

  • Should the rules be changed to give you early access to your pension?

  • Fed up of greedy Annuity providers? There are other options

  • 6 hints and tips to help your children onto the housing ladder

  • How to use your pension to solve your Inheritance Tax Problem
  • May 2013

  • 9 questions to ask your Annuity adviser

  • 12 things everyone should know about their SIPP

  • What happens to my pension when I die?

  • Metro Bank launches SIPP deposit accounts

  • Pension cash predators, 7 ways to avoid being scammed

  • Is peer to peer lending the answer to beating inflation?
  • April 2013

  • Approaching retirement? Avoid the biggest mistake of your life

  • New rules force SIPP providers to disclose interest rate take

  • More misery for savers, as interest rates are set to fall

  • Annuities: Where now for annuity rates?

  • Exposing the myth of 'SIPP approved' investments

  • The four D's of joint property purchase
  • March 2013

  • 6 jobs to take care of before the end of the tax year

  • Investment Sense launches SIPP Chat

  • Investment Sense discussing SIPP deposit accounts in the Telegraph newspaper last weekend

  • 7 lessons all investors can learn from the problems with Harlequin Property

  • Flexible Drawdown? Three things to do before the end of the tax year

  • In the Spotlight: David Fox from Dentons, self invested pension specialists
  • Budget Special Edition

  • Budget 2013: The headlines

  • Budget 2013: Winners & Losers

  • Reaction: Who said what?

  • What the papers said
  • February 2013

  • Annuity rates fall, Income Drawdown limits up, time to consider your options?

  • SIPP deposit accounts and the Financial Services Compensation Scheme?

  • Guest Blog: Income Drawdown 120% more flexible, 100% easier

  • Savings: Inflation to rise, interest rates to fall, what are your options?

  • Q&A: Everything you need to know about the changes to social care

  • Two alternatives to traditional savings accounts, should you be tempted?
  • January 2013

  • New state pension proposals: Are you a winner or loser?

  • How to cope with the cost of raising a family: 6 hints & tips

  • FSA warns oversea property investments

  • Income Drawdown: High income now available, but should you take it?

  • Investment Sense extends best buy tables to include business deposit accounts

  • The flat rate State Pension, good news or a missed opportunity
  • December 2012

  • Why are interest rates falling so quickly?

  • The financial lessons we've learnt in 2012

  • Everything you need to know about deferring your State Pension

  • Annuities: Advised or non-advised, what’s in a label?

  • High definition illustration of retirement

  • How will the Autumn Statement affect your pension?
  • Autumn Statement 2012

  • The headlines

  • Winners & Losers

  • Reaction: Who said what?

  • What the papers said
  • November 2012

  • Buying an Annuity? 7 mistakes to avoid

  • Rescue your savings from falling interest rates

  • 7 ways to stop inflation attacking your finances

  • How will the Retail Distribution Review affect you?

  • Talking 'bout my generation? Financial tips for fortysomethings

  • SIPP deposit accounts, risers, fallers and new entries
  • October 2012

  • 6 Pension Myths exposed

  • Is it worth buying an RPI linked Annuity

  • New low cost SIPP launched by Liberty SIPP

  • Investment Sense extends our SIPP tables

  • Talking 'bout my generation? Financial tips for thirtysomethings

  • How to help you children get onto the housing ladder
  • September 2012

  • Should you believe your adviser when they tell you to buy an Annuity now?

  • A new option for SIPP deposit account investors

  • Scheme Pension, an alternative to an Annuity or Income Drawdown?

  • Guest blog: 8 tips for managing your business's cashflow

  • Talking 'bout my generation? Financial tips for twentysomethings

  • Retirement: 5 Alternatives to pensions
  • August 2012

  • 5 scams and bad advice that can seriously damage your pension

  • Buying an Annuity soon? Why 21/12/2012 is crucial date

  • Single, married children? What personal insurance do you need?

  • Financial makeover: 6 tips for your personal finances

  • Avoid the mistakes 45% of SIPP owners are making

  • In the Spotlight: Leeds Building Society
  • July 2012

  • Clients of IFAs enjoy better retirement incomes

  • When should you buy an Annuity? Now, or wait?

  • 6 financial tips for parents, by Bev Stoves of Investment Sense

  • 6 financial tips for grand parents

  • SIPP deposit accounts: Climbers, fallers & new entries

  • New low cost SIPP launched by InvestAcc
  • June 2012

  • Do your pensions need some TLC?

  • Annuity rates drop in June, how low will they go?

  • The best kept secret of retirement planning?

  • 6 personal finance tips for small business owners

  • Inflation falls, but don't get complacent about your savings

  • SIPP in the Spotlight: Liberty SIPP
  • May 2012

  • Why 21st December is a key date for male retirees

  • The Eurozone Crisis: The biggest threat to your financial future?

  • We extend our SIPP deposit account best buy table

  • SIPP in the Spotlight: City Trustees

  • The comeback of the SSAS

  • Why use an IFA to buy an Annuity?
  • April 2012

  • 6 things to do after you have bought an Annuity

  • Is a SIPP right for you?

  • How to avoid the interest only mortgage trap when you retire

  • 6 simple tax saving tips for the start of the tax year

  • Investment Sense TV is launched

  • Interest rates on SIPP deposit accounts hold steady
  • March 2012

  • 7 things to do in the year before you retire

  • Investment Sense TV is launched

  • Latest SIPP seminar dates announced

  • Everything you need to know about the "Granny Tax"

  • Flexible Drawdown: How to choose the right provider
  • Budget Special Edition

  • Budget 2012: The main points

  • Winners & Losers

  • Who said what?

  • What the papers said
  • February 2012

  • Another Budget, another chance to tinker with your pension?

  • Retiring soon? How will Quantitative Easing affect your Annuity rate?

  • Flexible Drawdown: How can it help you?

  • Hints and tips for SIPP property purchase

  • 7 ideas for the end of the tax year

  • NewBuy mortgage scheme announced
  • January 2012

  • Buy now or later? When is the right time to buy your Annuity?

  • 2012, a year of challenges for the SIPP market

  • Disapointed by low Annuity rates? But still need an income? There is another way

  • Jessica McGowan joins the Investment Sense team

  • Dates for our London SIPP seminars announced

  • 6 tips for buy to let investors
  • December 2011

  • The Investment Sense predictions for 2012

  • 6 SIPP lessons we learnt in 2011

  • FSA proposes new mortgage lending rules

  • 9 questions to ask your Annuity adviser

  • Family SIPPs: What are they? How can they help you?

  • Annuity v Income Drawdown, which one is right for you?

  • November 2011

  • The Autum Statement: Are you a winner or loser?

  • 9 SIPP mistakes to avoid

  • Falling retirement incomes. Part 1: Annuity rates fall

  • Falling retirement incomes. Part 2: Income Drawdown

  • Tim Warner joins Investment Sense

  • Inflation linked savings

  • October 2011

  • Inflation Linked Annuities: The case for & against

  • Free SIPP seminars

  • 5 tips to help you choose the right SIPP deposit account

  • Jonathan Nightingale joins Investment Sense

  • Pensions: What will you do with your tax free lump sum

  • Will Aid is here. Have you made yours?
  • September 2011

  • Should you delay your Annuity purchase?

  • 8 things to consider when choosing a SIPP

  • Savings: Ideas to deal with high inflation & low interest rates

  • Keeping a rational head in an irrational market

  • Accounts in focus: Post Office Online Bonds

  • SIPPs: Investment Sense helps drive Charnwood Golf Range forward
  • August 2011

  • Lessons learnt from the financial crisis

  • Coming soon: SIPP Zone

  • Inflation linked savings account

  • Where now for Annuity rates?

  • Can you list all 10 ways of taking money from your pension?

  • Time to review what you are payinf for your SIPP?
  • July 2011

  • Should you take the tax free lump sum from your pension?

  • How to buy a property in a SIPP

  • Getting in the savings habit

  • A fresh look at the With Profits Annuity

  • 8 tips to make your savings work harder

  • Account in focus: Coventry Building Society Poppy Online Saver
  • June 2011

  • How much does each option affect your Annuity rate?

  • Deposit accounts & SIPPs: It might not be as easy as you think

  • Hints & Tips to help you find the right financial adviser

  • 8 Pension pitfalls to avoid

  • Investment Sense win the NSPCC Business Challenge

  • Top tips for reducing Inheritance Tax
  • May 2011

  • How strong is your Annuity provider?

  • Linda Wood joins Investment Sense

  • Account in Focus: NS&I Index Linked Certificates

  • Buying a property in a SIPP

  • 6 tips to help you choose the right SIPP

  • Where now for interest rates?
  • April 2011

  • 6 Common Annuity mistakes

  • Networking with Rachel Elnaugh

  • Inflation Linked Annuities

  • Get access to more of your pension with Flexible Drawdown

  • Inflation linked savings, should you believe the hype?

  • Bank Holiday boredom? 6 financial tasks to tackle
  • March 2011

  • 9 questions to ask your Annuity adviser

  • Savings Watch: How can your savings beat inflation?

  • Account in Focus: Birmingham Midshires Inflation Rate Bonds

  • Parents (and Grandparents) require ever deeper pockets

  • Practical solutions to the financial cost of University

  • Critical Illness: Myths exposed
  • February 2012

  • A ruling on 1st March could reduce Annuity rates for men

  • Tax year ends soon, it must be time to buy an ISA?

  • Premium Bonds should we love or hate them?

  • When you need more from your SIPP

  • Investment Sense & Childline

  • Inflation, Stagflation & Deflation
  • January 2011

  • Annuity rates: Will recent rises continue?

  • Income Deposit Plan 4.10% gross AER fixed for 3 years

  • SIPP's, the cheaper the better?

  • 6 steps to consider leading up to retirement

  • 1 in 5 people will live to 100

  • New compensation limits for deposit accounts