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Category: Pensions

Downsizing at retirement – are pensions safer than houses?

Average house prices saw their biggest annual rise since 2016. We look at the potential pitfalls of rushing into downsizing, and why you shouldn’t assume that your property is your pension.

Michelle Branco

18 Sep 2020 4 min read

Category: Pensions

Retirement age to increase – what this means for pensioners

Millions of people in the UK are set to have to wait an extra two years to dip into their pension savings. We discuss the proposed rule change and offer three top tips if you’re looking to retire early.

Isabel McDougall

17 Sep 2020 4 min read

Category: Retirement

Redundancies and retirement – is your pension your last lifeline?

We take a look at what options you have, if you’ve been forced to dip into your pension as a result of being made redundant.

Isabel McDougall

11 Sep 2020 6 min read

Category: Retirement

Under 75? It’s not too late to make your retirement pop

Hannah Duncan looks at why it’s not too late to try to make your retirement more comfortable and gives some tips to help.

Hannah Duncan

04 Sep 2020 4 min read

Category: Retirement

Lessons from a multi-decade investment career

How markets and retirement planning have changed.

Mark Dampier

27 Aug 2020 5 min read

Category: Retirement

Are you set for a golden retirement?

With around 1.9m pensioners living in poverty, making sure you retire comfortably is more important than ever. Laura Burridge looks at how you can plan for your dream retirement.

Laura Burridge

24 Aug 2020 3 min read

Category: Investing and saving

Taking up to 25% tax-free cash from a pension – what you need to know

We take a look at what you need to know about taking tax-free cash from a pension, and uncover some of the most common misconceptions.

Isabel McDougall

13 Aug 2020 5 min read

Category: Investing and saving

Pension freedoms 5 years on – what the coronavirus crisis teaches us

Five years on since the introduction of pension freedoms, we look at how the coronavirus crisis has influenced pension withdrawals, and why it might prove the freedom naysayers wrong.

Nadeem Umar

10 Aug 2020 5 min read