Category Archives: Retirement
Retirement needn’t be an all-or-nothing decision The onwards march of ‘pretirement’ – where people scale back on work or slow their retirement plans down rather than giving up entirely – is continuing, with half (50%) of those retiring this year … Continue reading
Falling foul of the minimum earnings threshold The rules around pensions are continuously changing. To make the most of your retirement, it’s essential to receive regular professional financial advice on how to build up and invest your pension effectively.
Getting away from the stresses of everyday life For many, the idea of retirement means getting away from the stresses of everyday life. But with living costs rising and interest rates low, people need to think about how to generate … Continue reading
Taking the steps now to prepare yourself for retirement With increasing numbers of people working past traditional retirement ages, stopping work can seem a long way off, especially for younger people. But it’s the dream of an early retirement that … Continue reading
Key aspects that influence retirement decisions Whatever you want to do when you retire, the better prepared you are, the more rewarding it will be. It’s important to assess the key aspects that will influence your retirement, as the decisions … Continue reading
Numbers nearly double in the last two decades With so much choice on offer, and with frequent rule changes and distinct tax benefits to consider, finding the right vehicle for your retirement planning is essential.
Pension savers risk a significant tax bill For most people over the age of 55, it is now possible to cash in or unlock all of your pension. How you take these benefits will depend on the type of scheme … Continue reading
Workers extend their careers for a multitude of reasons When do you plan to retire? Saving for your retirement is a lifelong undertaking – and if you want to enjoy a comfortable retirement, you can’t start planning soon enough. The … Continue reading
Make your vision a reality Exactly how much you’ll need for a comfortable retirement will depend largely on your cost of living and lifestyle choices. For many people, retirement is about sun-soaked holidays, leisurely rounds of golf and that boat … Continue reading
But one in five young people still saving nothing The number of under-30s saving enough for retirement has risen sharply by 9%. As the success of auto enrolment continues, two in five UK workers (39%) aged 22–29 years old are … Continue reading