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How to reduce your outgoings when living on a reduced income. - 21st April 2020

The incomes of many households across the UK have been seriously impacted by the coronavirus. More than 9 million people are expected to be furloughed*, the self-employed who are eligible for help will not receive it until June, and some people are not eligible for any of this help including the recently self-employed.

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Top tips for retiring in turbulent times. - 31st March 2020

The turbulent markets we are experiencing at the moment are concerning for everyone, but especially for those who are in a defined contribution (DC) pension scheme and looking to retire.

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Budget commentary 2020. - 11th March 2020

“Get it done!” Rishi Sunak has delivered his first Budget as Chancellor of the Exchequer, pledging a £30bn package to help the UK economy respond to coronavirus and investment in the future; announcing investments in the roads, railways, digital networks and public services.

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Beginner’s Guide to Retirement Jargon. - 9th March 2020

Top ten commonly used jargon within the pension industry and what they actually mean.

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Should you be paying more into your pension? - 13th February 2020

Increasing pension payments by 1% of your salary could grow your pension pot by 25%. When it comes to finances, pensions are one area where saving a little more now can really make a big difference to your finances in the future.

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Top 10 tips if you’re retiring in 2020. - 19th December 2019

Many people use the New Year as an opportunity to review their finances and make plans for the year ahead. If you are planning to retire […]

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Season’s Greetings. - 17th December 2019

Best wishes over the festive season and for the year ahead.

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Top ten tips to avoid getting into debt this Christmas. - 19th November 2019

Christmas is an expensive time of year as the cost of presents, decorations, meals out and entertaining all add up. Individuals intend to spend £567 each at Christmas, with 46% planning to pay for it using credit cards, store cards and overdrafts.

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Latest FCA findings: almost half of pensions accessed without regulated advice or guidance. - 7th November 2019

The FCA has released new data showing the actions that individuals have taken the first time they access a pension pot.

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Less than one week to go until new pension ‘wake up packs’. - 28th October 2019

The FCA’s new rules on pension ‘wake up packs’ – the information that an individual receives from their pension provider before accessing their pension fund, comes into effect on the 1 November.

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