Pension Tax Relief Rates Under Review

Pension Tax Relief Rates Under Review

The current government tops up pension contributions through tax relief rates, with the amount received equal tothe income tax paid. However, this process looks to be overhauled as the Treasury launches a new consultationscheme developed to address an inconsistency in...
Five Ways A Financial Adviser Can Help With Your Pension

Five Ways A Financial Adviser Can Help With Your Pension

A lot of people don’t pay much attention to their pension. We know that we’ve got one and we assume that that’s enough. This is a big mistake. While having any sort of pension is a good first step, there are many ways to make your pension go further....
How To Set Achievable Retirement Goals

How To Set Achievable Retirement Goals

Setting achievable goals is the key to motivation, and planning a successful retirement is no different. Vague objectives like “I want a comfortable retirement” or “I want to enjoy myself” make it impossible to know if you’re succeeding. Here are 8 ways to set...
How to Find the Right Investments to Help Reach Your Goals

How to Find the Right Investments to Help Reach Your Goals

With savings rates at an all-time low, investing your money is the only way to make it grow. Of course, investing is far more complex than saving. The rewards can be much higher but the risks are also greater. Although there is an element of luck in investing, there...
What Happens If You Die Without A Will?

What Happens If You Die Without A Will?

Making a Will is a vital part of adult life, but a surprising number of people neglect to do it. A recent study found that 31 million UK adults haven’t made a Will. This means that nearly half the population are currently at risk of dying intestate (dying...
How To Save Tax Efficiently Using An ISA And Pension

How To Save Tax Efficiently Using An ISA And Pension

When it comes to saving for retirement, there is often a debate about the best investment vehicle for your money. Pensions and ISAs (Individual Savings Accounts), offer the opportunity for considerable growth over time. They both offer a wealth of tax benefits that...
Housing Markets – Is This The Time to Buy?

Housing Markets – Is This The Time to Buy?

August is not normally a time the housing market thrives, with the summer rush done and most people too busy jet setting or entertaining the kids to spend the time moving. Due to COVID-19 however, with many unable to travel on their summer holidays or venture on as...
The Budget And Its Deficit – Could There Be A Tax Shift?

The Budget And Its Deficit – Could There Be A Tax Shift?

Could you name me one person who may want to trade jobs with the chancellor, Rishi Sunak right now? Not only has he got to dig us out of the worst deficit since World War II, but he has also got to support the 2.7 million Brits who currently find themselves out of...
The Secrets Behind Financial Success in Later Life

The Secrets Behind Financial Success in Later Life

We all want to be able to enjoy a secure financial future. So what are the keys to financial success in your later life? There are three important pillars behind your strategy here: 1. Start as early as you can2. Understand your goals and financial values3. Get...
Mind The National Insurance Records Gap

Mind The National Insurance Records Gap

A massive area overlooked by many is the ability to buy back missed years (contributions) to the State Pension. Request A Consultation Here If you have not paid National Insurance for a period of time, you may find that gaps start to develop in your record. These gaps...