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What is a good cash-equivalent transfer value?

It’s a question that we are asked time and time again: what is a good cash-equivalent transfer value? The answer isn’t a quick one - in fact, it depends on...

Final Salary Pension Rules 2021

The last few years have seen some of the biggest changes the pension industry has ever seen. Rules for those with defined contribution pensions have changed almost beyond recognition and...

How much do i need to retire at 55

Now that you can access your pension from the age of 55, you might be wondering if you can retire early. The Pension Freedom changes may have put early retirement within...

How to choose a Financial Advisor

An Independent Financial Advisor should be looking after your money for both the short and long-term. It's a relationship that could span decades, so you want to be sure you're...

14 reasons why you need a financial advisor

Research shows an increasing number of Brits are forgoing professional financial advice, preferring to turn to friends and family instead. Some cite the cost of financial advice, as a reason,...

What is the Pension Protection Fund?

What is the Pension Protection Fund? | 2020 Financial If you’re a member of a defined benefit or Final Salary pension scheme, you might be worried about what happens to...

Can I Retire at 55 with £250k? + How Long it Will Last

It’s the dream. Early retirement. A stack of cash in the bank. An exciting and colourful bucket list of a million different treats to enjoy. But in reality, how much...

Can I Retire at 55 with £400k? (+ How Long it Will Last)

It’s the dream. Early retirement. A stack of cash in the bank. An exciting and colourful bucket list of a million different treats to enjoy. But in reality, how much...

Can I take my private pension and still work?

One of the questions we’re asked most often when we’re helping customers with their retirement planning is Can I take my private pension and still work? The good news is you...

How Much Does a Married Couple Need to Retire?

When it comes to planning a comfortable retirement income it might feel like there’s a lot of guesswork involved for couples. There are many unknowns involved like ‘how much does...

How much does a Final Salary Pension Transfer Cost?

Transferring your Final Salary Pension to a personal pension arrangement may give you access to a large lump sum and offer you the freedom to invest and spend your pension...

Why are Final Salary Pension Transfer Values so High?

The last decade has seen huge numbers of people transfer out of their Final Salary Pension Scheme mainly as a response to soaring pension transfer values over the last few...