Financial futures

Pensions cold call ban – how to avoid losing your pension to scammers

Jonathan Watts-Lay, director of WEALTH at work explains how individuals can avoid losing their pension to scams and fraudste

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Five tips to help you put a retirement plan together

The value of well-thought-out planning from early on should not be underestimated.

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Five important issues to consider before cashing in your pension

WEALTH at work have listed five important issues to consider to help inform your decision-making.

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Pension Calculators: what are they and how can they help you?

Life expectancies are ever-increasing; the average UK male is expected to live to 79.2 years, and the average female to 82.9.

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Financial futures: How to protect your maturing share schemes from tax

Jonathan Watts-Lay explains the attractions of SAYE schemes offered by employers, and how best to manage them when they mature.

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How to become a nation of savvy savers and wise spenders

Charles McGready looks at the initiatives needed for the financial authorities to provide consumers with the support and guidance they require.

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How to use income drawdown to minimise tax

Since the pension freedoms which came into force in April 2015, income drawdown has proved to be a popular option for individuals who want greater control and freedom over how they access their pension savings.

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Accessing pension savings early due to ill-health: what are the options?

By Ed Monk

People with serious health problems may be able to access their pension savings early. Ed Monk, associate director for personal investing at Fidelity International, explains the options.

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When should I retire? Seven factors to consider

The right retirement age for you depends entirely on your own financial and personal circumstances. Here are seven factors to consider when approaching the end of work.

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