When does a SSAS make more sense than a SIPP?

iStock_000008982661_ExtraSmallThere are two types of self-invested pension, a SSAS (Small Self-Administered Scheme) and a SIPP (Self-Invested Personal Pension). Without doubt the SIPP is more popular than the SSAS, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t times when a SSAS isn’t a better option. We’ve pulled together some thoughts of our own and asked leading industry figures the question, when does a SSAS make more sense than a SIPP? Group property purchase...

SIPPs: Standard Life put an end to SIPP borrowing

SIPPs: Standard Life put an end to SIPP borrowingIn a surprising move, Standard Life has announced it will no longer allow SIPP (Self-Invested Personal Pension) investors, to borrow money to purchase commercial property. Do you want to buy a property with your SIPP or simply have a question?...

Guest Blog: The four D’s of joint SIPP property purchase

IPMs round up of SIPP newsIn our latest guest blog, James Randall of IPM reveals the all-important four D’s of joint SIPP property purchase. Combining SIPP monies to purchase commercial property is a popular investment strategy for the clients of IPM. Whether the members of the group are business partners, husband and wife, company directors or siblings the pooling of SIPP (Self-Invested Personal Pension) monies gives clients greater purchasing power and prevents having to approach a bank for funding or pay ...