Monthly Archives: April 2015

With great freedom comes great responsibility

Savers positive about pension reforms but concerned about scams The new pensions freedom rules giving far greater flexibility over what you can do with your pension pot came into force on 6 April 2015. In a survey by the National

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Pensions freedom

Your questions answered Most people now have more options when it comes to their retirement choices. But generally they’ll still want their pension income to last their lifetime – so careful planning is a must.

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Nation of savers

Year-on-year rise in the number of long-term savers The UK is becoming a nation of savers, with three quarters (74%) of people saying they are currently saving, research from Scottish Widows has revealed.

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Hunting for income

What gives specialist sectors an advantage? The hunt for income has shown no sign of slowing. Alternative assets in areas such as infrastructure, debt and property can offer a high level of income, and, being illiquid assets, they are particularly

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Getting more financially savvy

Sorting out finances high on most people’s list Britons are determined to become more financially savvy about their saving and spending habits this year, with three quarters (76%) of adults admitting they are prepared to moderate their lifestyle, according to

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