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WHAT ARE THE MAIN ASSET CLASSES?

With investing, the old saying ‘don’t put all your eggs in one basket’ rings true. To improve the potential for long-term gains and spread risk, the best advice is... Read more

SEVEN OUT OF TEN PENSION SAVERS FAVOUR RETIREMENT INCOME TARGETS

Without professional advice, it can be very difficult to know if you’re saving enough for your retirement. It’s unsurprising then that many savers who took part in a survey(5)... Read more

MORE TAKING OUT PROTECTION AS HEALTH CONSCIOUSNESS RISES

Life is full of twists and turns, some of them good, others not so good. Protection policies are one of the best ways of ensuring your family is provided... Read more

HOW TO PLAN YOUR RETIREMENT

It’s time to get serious about planning your retirement. True, it could still seem ages away, and you may not be thinking of giving up work anytime soon. However,... Read more

WHAT IS IN STORE FOR THE GLOBAL ECONOMY?

The last few months have seen the release of positive economic reports and grounds for optimism remain with regards to future growth rates, certainly in terms of the US... Read more

THE AVERAGE PERSON NEEDS AT LEAST £260,000 FOR RETIREMENT

According to recent research (2), the amount needed to fund a comfortable retirement, when someone opts to stop work at 65 and decides to buy a single-life annuity with... Read more

ONE IN SEVEN WILL BE PAYING THEIR MORTGAGE AT 70

With more people getting onto the housing ladder later in life, many homeowners are facing the prospect of paying their mortgage out of their retirement income or continuing to... Read more

Economic Review

Our economic review of October is now available to download. In this review we look at: Does the Budget signal an end to austerity? OBR forecasts modest UK growth... Read more

PENSION WITHDRAWALS HIT 2.3BN

There’s growing evidence that pensioners are treating their pension pots more like bank accounts. In the second quarter of this year, savers withdrew £2.3bn, according to data produced by... Read more

Tick Tock – Don’t forget your ISA

It might seem a long way off but the clock is ticking to make use of your ISA allowance for the current tax year. To find out more about... Read more