Private pensions: act early to avoid a big inheritance tax bill
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Pensions

Private pensions: act early to avoid a big inheritance tax bill

Frozen inheritance-tax thresholds mean HMRC is taking ever more in death duties. But there are steps you can take to avoid it, says David Prosser.
18 May 2022
AJ Bell's new app aims to make investing a Dodl
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Investments

AJ Bell's new app aims to make investing a Dodl

Dodl, AJ Bell’s new app-based investment service, is cheap – although a wider range of investments would be welcome, says David Prosser.
2 May 2022
It's time to find some financial peace of mind
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It's time to find some financial peace of mind

Book a free, no obligation retirement consultation with a Brewin Dolphin adviser.
28 Apr 2022
Shortage of Sharia-compliant pensions lets down savers
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Pensions

Shortage of Sharia-compliant pensions lets down savers

A lack of Sharia-compliant pensions is leaving many people unable to save for retirement.
27 Apr 2022
Older people may own their own home, but the young have better pensions
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Pensions

Older people may own their own home, but the young have better pensions

UK house prices mean owning a home remains a pipe dream for many young people, but they should have a comfortable retirement, says Merryn Somerset Web…
25 Apr 2022
How salary sacrifice can help mitigate against National Insurance rise
Pensions

How salary sacrifice can help mitigate against National Insurance rise

National Insurance is rising on 6 April but the good news is that salary sacrifice schemes are a good way to decrease taxable income, says David Pross…
2 Apr 2022
Top up your pension before the end of the tax year
Pensions

Top up your pension before the end of the tax year

David Prosser explains how to make sure you’ve made the best use of your pension contribution allowance before 5 April
22 Mar 2022
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How to avoid a miserable retirement
Pensions

How to avoid a miserable retirement

The trouble with the UK’s private pension system, says Merryn Somerset Webb, is that it leaves most of us at the mercy of the markets. And the outlook…
21 Mar 2022
A new low-cost Sipp from Interactive Investor
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A new low-cost Sipp from Interactive Investor

Savers with accounts of all sizes could benefit from lower fixed fees in this new low-cost Sipp from Interactive Investor.
8 Mar 2022
How to maximise your pension contributions
Pensions

How to maximise your pension contributions

Rolling forward your annual pension contribution allowances from past years can let you contribute more. David Prosser explains how.
23 Feb 2022
Hit the pensions lifetime allowance? Make sure you use your Isa
Pensions

Hit the pensions lifetime allowance? Make sure you use your Isa

Many savers are running into the pensions lifetime allowance. But don't forget that you can also use your Isa to save for your retirement – it has no…
9 Feb 2022
Make sure your pension savings don't breach the lifetime allowance
Pensions

Make sure your pension savings don't breach the lifetime allowance

Don’t forget the lifetime allowance when reviewing your pension planning – breaching it could prove very costly, says David Prosser.
7 Jan 2022
How to track down your lost pension savings
Pensions

How to track down your lost pension savings

Some straightforward detective work could reunite you with pension savings from previous jobs that you may have mislaid.
20 Dec 2021
What to do if you still have a mortgage when you retire
Mortgages

What to do if you still have a mortgage when you retire

In the next few decades, many people will be paying back their home loans well into retirement. David Prosser explains their options.
7 Dec 2021
Making sense of the new minimum pension age rules
Pensions

Making sense of the new minimum pension age rules

The rules surrounding the minimum age at which you can start tapping into your retirement savings have been tweaked, but are still confusing. David Pr…
23 Nov 2021
Put your pension on a firm footing with infrastructure assets
Pensions

Put your pension on a firm footing with infrastructure assets

Infrastructure produces reliable growth and is far less volatile than equities, says David Prosser.
8 Nov 2021
The Budget brought a short-term reprieve for investors
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The Budget brought a short-term reprieve for investors

The Budget spared investors for now – so make sure you use up all your your allowances.
5 Nov 2021
How much money will you need to comfortably retire on?
Pensions

How much money will you need to comfortably retire on?

New research shows how much you might need to live comfortable life after you stop working.
25 Oct 2021
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19 Oct 2021
How your pension can cut your inheritance tax bill
Pensions

How your pension can cut your inheritance tax bill

Your retirement savings can help you maximise the amount of money you leave to your family.
11 Oct 2021
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Salary sacrifice: how to earn less and save more into your pension
Pensions

Salary sacrifice: how to earn less and save more into your pension

Changing the way that you save for retirement could help limit the damage of next year’s national insurance rise.
28 Sep 2021