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Working 9 to 5

Almost three quarters of employees expect to work beyond the traditional retirement age The proportion of UK employees who say they will work beyond the age of 65 is at an all-time high. The findings from Canada Life identified that

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Pensions revolution

Awareness and understanding amongst the public still remains low 6 April 2017 marked the anniversary of both the new State Pension and the new pension freedoms. These major overhauls have revolutionised the UK pensions landscape, but research from Aviva[1] suggests

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Dreaming of an early retirement

When you quit the rate race, will you really have the time of your life? We all know that we need to save money for our retirement, but knowing it and doing something about it are very different things!

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Investment wise

Learning from the past and understanding the present The key to successful investing isn’t predicting the future, its learning from the past and understanding the present.

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Currency fluctuations

Reducing the sudden ups and downs of investment over the long term The summer months are usually the only time when we think about different currencies and their values as we consider what money to take on our holidays. Where

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Retirement choices

How much time do you spend planning for retirement? The 2015 pension freedoms gave us greater flexibility over our retirement options, but the reforms have also made retirement choices much more complex. This means we need to start thinking about

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Securing your financial future

Investing for major life events requires comprehensive investment solutions If you really want to give your money the potential to grow and you don’t need immediate access to it, think about investing it rather than just saving. You might want

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Inheritance Tax rule changes

Effective estate planning can safeguard your wealth for future generations If you want to have control over what happens to your assets after your death, effective estate planning is essential. After a lifetime of hard work, you want to make

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That shrinking feeling

Don’t let your portfolio wealth simply drain away Millions of Britons could see their savings shrink because they don’t know how to shield them from rising inflation. The findings are according to research by YouGov for Zurich which found more

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Election 2017

Why investors need to keep focused on long-term financial goals Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement that she would call for a snap UK general election on 8 June 2017 surprised many people. After weeks of campaigning, there was no outright

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