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Pensions in 2020 – the changes you’ll see this year

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Pension legislation never stands still. Successive governments have tinkered with rules, legislation, allowances and payments and 2020 will be no different in this regard. So, to help you understand what changes are in the pipeline, here’s your complete guide to the pension changes coming in 2020 – at least the ones we know about so […]

Maximising investments for children and grandchildren

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Did you know that, according to HM Revenue and Customs, more than 10,000 children already have pension plans in place? If you consider that there were more than 900,000 Junior ISAs subscribed to in the 2017/18 tax year, then it’s clear that many parents and grandparents are planning for their child’s future using these investments. […]

Want to know how to live longer? Don’t retire

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Want to know how to live longer and enjoy a fulfilling retirement? One man who had many of the answers to this question was Shigeaki Hinohara who, until his death in 2017, was one of the world’s leading longevity experts. The Japanese physician and educator lived to the fine old age of 105 and, in […]

Is it time to raise the pension age to 75?

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As the population continue to age, the government has already announced that the age at which individuals can claim their State Pension is to rise. The pension age is set to rise to age 66 in 2020, age 67 between 2026 and 2028 and then age 68 between 2044 and 2046. Now, a leading think […]

Your Q3 2019 market commentary

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Even by recent standards, the third quarter of 2019 was unpredictable and volatile. Brexit continues to dominate the headlines in both the UK and in Europe, and the election of a new prime minister appears to have increased the chances of a disorderly exit from the European Union. In your Q3 2019 market commentary, we […]

Would your savings survive a 100-year life?

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Would your retirement savings survive a 100-year life? Statistics show that almost one in five women aged 25 today will live until the age of 100. A 25-year-old man has a 14% chance of living to the same old age. And, the Office for National Statistics estimates that a woman already aged 65 has a […]