Cashing In Pensions At 55

Preparing Emotionally For Retirement

2023-10-16T14:47:34+01:00Financial Planning, Pensions|

However much you might be counting down the days to freedom, if you're in a reasonably-paid, moderate-status job, or running your own business, retirement could be a shock to your system. Once you've gloried in the honeymoon period of lie-ins, and enjoyed some well-earned rest & relaxation - what next? It can be an [...]

What Is A Good Pension Pot at 55?

2024-06-04T15:03:48+01:00Pensions|

Are you approaching that milestone age of 55 and starting to think about early retirement?  At this age it’s common to start panicking about what is a good pension pot at 55 and what might happen after you leave the routine security of full-time work. Especially if you haven’t given much thought to [...]

Tracing Pensions That Are Lost

2023-03-27T12:59:24+01:00Pensions|

The scale of the UK’s lost pensions mountain has been exposed in the largest study yet by the Pensions Policy Institute. The October 2018 briefing report stated there were 800,000 unclaimed pensions, worth an estimated £9.7 billion belonging to holders considered to be 'gone away'. It estimates that, if scaled up to the whole [...]

Pension Freedoms – Rules and Options

2022-12-19T08:15:41+00:00Financial Planning, Pensions|

£19m has been released each day since the launch of Pension Freedoms. In his 2015 Spring Budget, then-chancellor George Osborne introduced sweeping changes to the way that pensions are taxed. The new pension freedom rules have led to the over-55s being faced with a variety of different choices when taking and investing their [...]

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