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Do you know what kind of retirement you want? Or can afford? This section is to help you figure out how to finance the life after work you've always wanted. Check our our 'How To' and 'Insight' sections to learn all about how to start planning. Our 'News' section will keep you up-to-date with the ever-changing industry.

How to

May 17, 2022

How to boost your state pension as women lag men

Women on the new state pension get an average of £164.90 a week compared to men who pocke...
Feb 11, 2022

BLOG: Your five-point pension transfer checklist

Dec 30, 2019

How to start building a pension in your 40s in three easy steps

Jul 23, 2019

Questions to ask a prospective financial adviser 

With so many firms vying for your business, picking the right professional to manage your ...
May 14, 2019

UK’s self-employed millennials on track to retire broke: what they can do about it

Nov 07, 2018

Self-employed want government pension saving help: what they can do now


Mar 24, 2022

Why the 1p income tax cut could knock £1,000s off your pension

The government announced a 1p cut to the basic rate of income tax from 2024. While seeming...
Mar 10, 2022

Your end of tax year pension checklist

Mar 09, 2022

Bank of Mum & Dad: How to help your kids and protect your wealth

Mar 08, 2022

Do you need a power of attorney if you have a joint bank account?

Many couples with joint finances may think they don’t need a lasting power of attorney ...
Feb 04, 2022

Five points to know about the ‘Death in Service’ benefit

Jan 28, 2021

Retirement planning challenges and tips for mixed age couples


May 19, 2022

Spending in retirement doesn’t fall as much as expected

Pension savers are warned that their overall spending in retirement won’t fall as much a...
May 16, 2022

Two million extra people will pay higher rate tax by 2024

May 13, 2022

Dying people should have early access to state pension

May 04, 2022

Women lose £225k when retiring with older partner

A woman retiring at the same time as her male partner could find she has a pension pot wor...
Apr 22, 2022

Why you should consider pension salary sacrifice (if your employer offers it)

Apr 20, 2022

More people pay into pensions but contributions eaten by inflation

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