Useful Articles on your Pension Pot
21st Oct 2015
|Planning for Retirement||The importance of Planning for Retirement|
|10 Top Retirement Planning Tips||Pension Forecast, carry on working, defer pension income and more|
|Getting the most from your Pension||Savings, Tax Relief, Reviews|
|Pensions advice for self-employed||What you should consider on Pensions if you're self employed|
|Taking regular withdrawals from your pension pot?||The danger of taking regular withdrawals from your pension pot|
|How big should my pension pot be?||Anything from £12,000pa to 2/3 of your salary|
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The importance of Planning for Retirement
Once you reach the stage where you're considering your retirement income, expert financial advice becomes even more important. Many of the choices you make at this time will affect your lifestyle so you need to make sure they're right.
A pension is a form of investment or savings plan designed to provide you with an income to live on when you retire. There are many different types of pension arrangements available, including the state pension.
Options are varied and can be tailored to your circumstances.
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10 Top Retirement Planning Tips
Let us help you to get the most from your retirement. You need to look at finances and seek advice if needed, also think about making the transition from work to retirement as smooth as possible. It can prove difficult going from full time work to being at home.
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Getting the most from your Pension
Do you want to know how to get the most from your pension?
There are a number of things you can do to improve the performance of your pensions.
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Pensions advice for self-employed
You can't rely on the state pension for your retirement
It's really important to start planning ahead as soon as possible, so that you can live life the way you want when you retire.
Being self-employed can leave you vulnerable when it comes to your pension. It is very likely you will need another pension, apart from the state pension, in order to retire comfortably.
Our advisers are qualified to offer comprehensive guidance on taking out a personal pension. When it comes to your pension it's important you take proper advice.
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The dangers of taking regular withdrawals from your pension pot
Following changes introduced in April 2015 you have more choice and flexibility than ever before over how and when you can take money from your pension pot. It's important to take your time to understand your options, and get the right help and advice. What you decide now will affect your retirement income for the rest of your life.
Using the new freedoms to make regular withdrawals without keeping a close eye on the markets and their effects on your fund is a dangerous route.
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How big should my pension pot be?
Anything from £12,000pa to 2/3 of your salary?
Everyone wants to save enough to ensure they have a comfortable retirement. But it's difficult to know just how much income you'll need as a pensioner.
Many experts are saying 2/3 of your income to live very comfortably (and maintain their lifestyle) and £12,000* for a very basic standard of living.
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