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Lifestyling Option Can Lead To Smaller Pension Pots

Retirement savers may see millions of pounds knocked off their values because their workplace pensions automatically put their money into less risky funds. New research...

Families Stuck In The Middle Of A Financial Crisis

Families cannot afford to save because their finances are crippled by rising debt, according to new research. Nearly two-thirds of middle-earning families (60%) have little...

£120m Tax Bill For Pension Savers Squirrelling Away Too Much Cash

Pension savers with too much money in their retirement funds paid £120 million in tax last year, according to official figures. Despite encouragement from the...

Building A Savings Nest-Egg For Children

If you have a family and some money to spare, it's never too soon to start saving for children. Saving a little for a long...

Taking Care Of Life Admin Gets Most People Down

Managing day to day life admin is more than a chore than going to work for most people, says research. Trying to get the work/life...

How Working For Five Extra Years Boosts Retirement Income

Don't retire – work for five more years if you can to boost your pension fund by £50,000, says financial research. Providing you still enjoy...

Stock Markets Easily Beat Cash Since The Credit Crisis

Investors with nerves of steel during the credit crisis are likely to be £30,000 better off than those who succumbed to panic. The credit crunch...

Investors will Pay For Advice – If The Price Is Right

Investors are willing to pay for advice – providing the price is right, according to new research. If investors are paying a percentage fee, the...

Value Of Share Supermarkets For Investors Under The Microscope

Financial watchdogs are to look at if supermarket shopping for pensions and investments is good for the wealth of consumers. The Financial Conduct Authority is...

Pension Firms Shun Cash For Advice Offer

Pension providers are shunning a government to fund financial advice for retirement savers put forward by Chancellor Phillip Hammond in his spring budget. He offers...

Over 40s Target Health Instead Of Wealth

Health not wealth is the new lifestyle priority for the over 40s heading for retirement, says a new study. While 44% of the over 40s...

Taking Financial Advice Can Make You Richer

Investors and savers who take financial advice are on average £40,000 better off than those who shun professional guidance. Research by think-tank the International Longevity...

Do You Really Need A Wealth Manager?

Is wealth management a fancy marketing buzz word or an essential service for investors? Wealth managers can cover the work carried out by independent financial...

Living Longer Is A Demographic Time Bomb Waiting To Explode

People living longer is a huge problem for governments and health services across the developed world. As diet and medicine improves, more people are reaching...

Calls To Revive Pension Cold-Calling Ban Heat Up

Calls for a ban on pension cold-calling appear to be on hold as the government answers pleas about proceeding with the proposed law with...

Shaky Relationships Stop Parents Gifting Cash To Children

The high number of relationships ending in divorce or separation are putting off families giving money or other financial gifts to their children. A third...

A Million Workers Ready To Retire Without Any Savings

More than a million workers are hurtling heading towards retirement without any pension savings, according to new research. Pension firm Aegon has revealed 1.2 million...

Saving And Investment For Expats

Making a case for saving cash against staking money in stocks and shares is a no-brainer for expats. With Bank of England and US Federal...

Too Many Are Not Saving Enough For Retirement

Almost half of retirement savers have no pension or are failing to save enough and will probably have to rely on the state pension,...

Why DIY Investors Should Dump The 4% Pension Rule

Pension experts are warning DIY investors that the universal rule of thumb for working out a sustainable withdrawal from their pensions does not work...