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Unique insight into the current attitudes towards pension investment

Unique insight into the current attitudes towards pension investment

Tuesday, 23 July 2024 -

A significant majority, 69%, doubt or accept they do not have the necessary skills to decide on the allocation of their pension scheme’s investments

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Employee preferences in Workplace Pension selection

Employee preferences in Workplace Pension selection

Thursday, 18 July 2024 -

Employers to take the lead in selecting their workplace pension provider.

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UK retirees confronting pension shortfalls

UK retirees confronting pension shortfalls

Tuesday, 16 July 2024 -

UK retirees are encountering significantly smaller pension pots than they had anticipated,

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Reliance on Defined Benefit pensions among over 50s

Reliance on Defined Benefit pensions among over 50s

Thursday, 11 July 2024 -

Shifting dynamics of retirement income, indicating a gradual decline in the accessibility of DB pensions across successive age groups.

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Looming pension pitfall

Looming pension pitfall

Tuesday, 09 July 2024 -

In 2023, was surmised that upwards of 4.8 million pension pots had vanished from the radar of UK citizens, with approximately one in ten workers expressing concerns over a potentially misplaced pension pot valued at over £10,000.

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Overcoming the gender investment disparity

Overcoming the gender investment disparity

Thursday, 04 July 2024 -

Nearly one in five (19%) women having a precise understanding of the value of their investments at any given time

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Unveiling the core principles of investing

Unveiling the core principles of investing

Tuesday, 02 July 2024 -

The core principles of investing, the bedrock upon which the edifice of enduring wealth is built, and discover how these timeless truths can empower your financial journey

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New pension tax framework

New pension tax framework

Thursday, 27 June 2024 -

The introduction of the Lump Sum Allowance (LSA) aims to cap the tax-free sums that can be withdrawn from pension schemes

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Troubling trend amongst UK workers

Troubling trend amongst UK workers

Tuesday, 25 June 2024 -

Research conducted over the past two years has identified that a staggering 68%, equating to 21.7 million individuals within the UK workforce, have chosen to persevere through illness and continue working[1].

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Generational wealth perspectives

Generational wealth perspectives

Thursday, 20 June 2024 -

Generation Z view property acquisition as their principal avenue to amass wealth for their retirement years

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Understanding pension uncertainties

Understanding pension uncertainties

Tuesday, 18 June 2024 -

Research underscores that 31% of Generation X individuals (ages 42-57) are in two minds about their retirement timing

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Navigating Inheritance Tax

Navigating Inheritance Tax

Thursday, 13 June 2024 -

A cornerstone of estate management and IHT management involves maximising the use of gift allowances.

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Enhancing pension contributions for a brighter future

Enhancing pension contributions for a brighter future

Tuesday, 11 June 2024 -

Leveraging the power of compound growth can significantly bolster your pension pot and, by extension, your retirement prospects

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Prudence of perseverance in investing

Prudence of perseverance in investing

Thursday, 06 June 2024 -

A judicious choice to remain invested frequently emerges as the more astute strategy.

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Britons procrastinate on making a Will

Britons procrastinate on making a Will

Tuesday, 04 June 2024 -

Alarmingly, a significant portion of the older demographic, with 30% of those aged 55 and above, also finds themselves without a Will

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Enhancing retirement through lump sum contributions

Enhancing retirement through lump sum contributions

Thursday, 30 May 2024 -

Even modest lump sum investments can significantly increase the overall size of one’s pension pot due to the power of compound growth over time.

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Costs of later-life care

Costs of later-life care

Tuesday, 28 May 2024 -

An £86,000 lifetime cap on care fees starting from October 2025, designed to simplify care fees planning and potentially reduce the financial burden on individuals

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