Pensions

January 10, 2018 PensionsRetirement Planning
Are You Fully Aware of the Death Benefits on Your UK Pension?

Knowing the type of personal pension that you have is key to understanding what will happen to your pension in the event of your death. The type of your scheme, as well as whether you have already begun to draw the pension, will determine what your partner, children and any other beneficiary will receive. In…

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December 7, 2017 Pensions
5 indicators that you are losing money on your investment/pensions

All investors always lay meticulous plans to ensure that their investments work just as hard as them. The harsh reality is that even these well researched and laid plans have the potential of going sideways when the tough gets going. When this happens, the writing will always be on the wall so that you know…

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September 24, 2017 PensionsRetirement Planning
6 Surprising Facts About Retirement

A lot of people are uncertain about their future, with many leaving retirement planning too late. Here are a few facts about it that you may not have known. More People Than You Think Have Little Saved One in seven people retiring this year have no workplace or personal pension. Relying solely on the new…

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September 13, 2017 PensionsRetirement Planning
British/UK Pension in Australia New Rules – Updated for 2017

Australia is a popular retirement destination for British expats due its warm climate and quality of life. Cities such as Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane offer an excellent standard of living, and therefore it is no surprise that many Brits choose to move there every year. If you are considering retiring to Australia from the UK…

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August 30, 2017 PensionsRetirement Planning
How Ring-Fencing Rules Will Affect The Barclays Pension Scheme

Hidden in Barclays’ July interim results, was an issue that has the potential to affect almost a quarter of a million people in the Barclays pension scheme. The bank’s pension scheme is not in great shape, and as at 30th September last year, the pension shortfall stood at a staggering £7.9 billion. The deficit has increased…

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August 28, 2017 Pensions
TATA Steel British Steel Pension Scheme Deal

Members of the British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) have finally been given some clarity over their pensions. After months of negotiations, Tata Steel has struck a deal to detach the £15 billion BSPS, in a move that should bring greater financial stability to the 130,000 members of the scheme. The deal involves a legal mechanism…

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