Retirement: Retiring soon? 5 lessons we can learn from Channel 4’s Dispatches programme

Retirement savingsEarlier this week Channel 4’s Dispatches program looked into retirement and asked: “What’s your pension really worth?” The program featured many of the great and the good from the pensions industry as well as a a brief interview with Steve Webb, the Pensions Minister. It focused on four main areas: How much you need to pay into your pension Annuities and the options available at retirement The perils of ‘pension liberation’ Is property a better option than a pension? But in half an ...

Retirement: Still working? 5 lessons we can learn from Channel 4’s Dispatches programme

iStock_000008144528XSmallEarlier this week Channel 4’s Dispatches program looked into retirement and asked: “What’s your pension really worth?” The program featured many of the great and the good from the pensions industry as well as a a brief interview with Steve Webb, the Pensions Minister. It focused on four main areas: The program focused on four areas: How much you need to pay into your pension Annuities and the options available at retirement The perils of ‘pension liberation’ Is property a better option than a ...

Guest blog: Active Living in Retirement

Guest Blog Julie Parry JonesIn her latest guest blog for Investment Sense, Retirement Transition Coach, Julie Parry-Jones, gives some great tips on how to deal with the dramatic lifestyle changes all retirees go through. Transition into retirement can be stressful, even if retirement is a happy and welcome change from working. Major life changes happen when you wind down your working career and begin your retirement years. Retirement is a major life change and is not to be under taken lightly. Although retirement itself, as a ...

The Eurozone crisis: The biggest current threat to your financial future?

There has probably never been a more financially difficult time. Since the credit crunch of 2007 most people's finances have suffered in some way, and now the Eurozone crisis has reared it's head again, but just how does it affect your finances and what can you do about it? Borrowers Our advisers can help you make the right decision...