Category Archives: Pensions

Is Investing In Property Really A G...


  Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane has opened a debate on property v pensions with some controversial comments about investing. He argues that while Britain has a housing crisis with too few homes, prices will keep rising and outpace traditional pension investments such as shares and bonds. But looking at stellar price growth … Continue reading Is Investing In Property Really A Good Pension Plan?

Pension Freedoms: Considering your ...


  Under recent UK pension legislation changes, retirement savers now have the freedom to draw their pension as cash and spend the money how they like – or do they? Whilst the rules have changed, the regulator’s stance on consumer protection has not. Before The probability is anyone with a defined benefit or final salary … Continue reading Pension Freedoms: Considering your options is key for savers

1 in 10 Over 50s Plan To Carry On W...

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  Older workers are clinging on to work instead of falling off the retirement cliff when they reach pension age, according to new research. Around one in 10 workers have no intention of retiring – especially if they are already over 65 years old, says a study by Co-op Funeralcare and Co-op Legal Services. Although … Continue reading 1 in 10 Over 50s Plan To Carry On Working