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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Blurred vision of the future


Three quarters of UK adults struggle to picture themselves in retirement UK adults have an average eight-year blind spot when it comes to financial planning – and can only see themselves in the future as far ahead as 2023, new … Continue reading

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Emerging market attractions creep back up


Living with several pending risk events, liquidity and risk appetite go with the territory The fundamental environment in emerging markets remains stable. As the market has grown accustomed to living with several pending risk events, liquidity and risk appetite have … Continue reading

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Generating an income from your portfolio


Narrowing the knowledge gap for investors Record-low interest rates are rarely out of the news these days. With UK investors struggling to achieve a decent income from traditional investment sources, it might raise a few eyebrows to learn that less than … Continue reading

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New pension landscape


Are you ready for the responsibilities of being in complete control over all of your money? On 6 April this year, ‘pensions freedom day’, the pension landscape changed forever. From this date for the first time ever, individuals were given … Continue reading

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Gender disparity


Funding a post-work life will be difficult without sufficient planning A new report has revealed a huge gender disparity when it comes to pension savings and income, indicating that funding retirement is likely to be a significant challenge for many … Continue reading

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Hunting for income


What gives specialist sectors an advantage? The hunt for income has shown no sign of slowing. Alternative assets, in areas such as infrastructure, debt and property, can offer a high level of income, and, being illiquid assets, they are particularly … Continue reading

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With great freedom comes great responsibility


Savers positive about pension reforms but concerned about scams The new pensions freedom rules giving far greater flexibility over what you can do with your pension pot came into force on 6 April 2015. In a survey by the National … Continue reading

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Getting more financially savvy


Sorting out finances high on most people’s list Britons are determined to become more financially savvy about their saving and spending habits this year, with three quarters (76%) of adults admitting they are prepared to moderate their lifestyle, according to … Continue reading

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