Pension Planning

It's important to plan ahead for your retirement. Here, we explain why pension planning is so critical, and describe some of the options available to you. This information is intended only as guidance. For advice on your specific circumstances, please get in touch.

Transferring out of a final salary pension is unlikely to be in the best interests of most people.

The Financial Conduct Authority do not regulate auto enrolment.

The value of pensions and the income they produce can fall as well as rise. You may get back less than you invested.

How Personal Pensions work

How Personal Pensions work

The fundamental idea of a personal pension plan is simple. You put money into a savings fund and it hopefully grows in value. At retirement, you have several options which are usually designed to replace some (or all) of your employment income.

Pensions & Divorce

Pensions & Divorce

With pensions being most people’s second-largest asset, they can become a major consideration in any divorce settlement.

The Value of Retirement Planning

The Value of Retirement Planning

We all know it’s important to plan for retirement, but many of us are still not planning well enough. Despite all the media headlines and Government initiatives, many of us still have a ‘tomorrow will do’ attitude. This is worrying for one simple reason – we are going to live longer than most of us think. This article explains further.

What is a Personal Pension?

What is a Personal Pension?

Personal pensions may be suitable if you are self-employed, if you are not working but can afford to put aside money for retirement, or even in addition to a company pension.

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