The Government's auto-enrolment scheme now covers all firms with at least 60 employees and has made significant inroads into getting younger savers into useful habits which will help their overall retirement fund.
There are now 4.6 million self-employed people living and working in the UK, this equates to 15 per cent of the UK's overall workforce or one in every seven workers.
Mike Kellard, chief executive officer, AXA Wealth comments on research into the performance of funds after the departure of ‘star fund managers'.
Richard Pease’s departure from Henderson will prompt many investors to think carefully about their holdings. Nick Peters, Portfolio Manager at Fidelity Solutions, argues that knee-jerk reactions following fund manager departures can be a mistake, and that the decision about whether to stay invested is complex.
Paul Moravek, co-founder of VentureFounders, shares his top 5 tips for investing in growth opportunities.
Pictures of people queuing outside Northern Rock branches to withdraw their money are among some of the most frightening images of the financial crisis, says Maike Currie, investment planning director at Fidelity Personal Investing.
Morten Nilsson, CEO of NOW ponders the shape of the pensions industry a decade from now.
While the Scottish independence referendum served as a high-profile example of political risk, in our view it was merely a prelude to next year's UK general election which we believe is likely to represent a far greater source of uncertainty and investor discomfort.
Lauren Peters of Tideway Wealth gives her view on George Osborne’s announced plans to scrap the much hated 55 per cent ‘death tax’ on pensions - and who stands to benefit.
Political tension in Hong Kong has seen the Hang Seng index slide, while sharp drops in the currency forced the monetary authority to announce emergency measures.
We look at Guinness Asset Management's new Global Innovators fund.
It's worrying that even now, when pensions are more topical than ever, people seem to be unclear on how much they can expect to live off in retirement, says David Macmillan of Aegon UK.
Taxing property wealth is the bluntest of instruments, says Russell Quirk.
Ian Sayers, director general of the Association of Investment Companies, finds that it is the 'once and for all' element of an annuity purchase that deters many investors.
Chris Williams of Wealth Horizon explores some of the most common pitfalls of DIY investing.
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