Pension Pots

What is an Annuity Pension?

2023-10-06T12:30:27+01:00Financial Planning, Pensions|

Are you looking for a guaranteed, regular income in retirement? An annuity pension is a financial product you can buy using some of your pension savings, or your entire pension fund, which pays you an income for the rest of your life or for fixed period of time. In this article we share an [...]

The Ultimate Guide to the UK State Pension

2024-06-04T15:05:16+01:00Pensions|

In this article we take a look at the current UK state pension scheme and how much state pension you are likely to receive when you retire. The UK Basic State Pension is a regular payment made by the government to eligible individuals who have reached the state retirement age in the UK. It [...]

Occupational Pension Schemes – To Transfer Or Not?

2023-03-13T11:52:39+00:00Pensions|

As an employee, once you met certain criteria, you were enrolled into your employer's pension scheme automatically. There are 2 main types of occupational pension schemes (also known as workplace pensions): Defined Benefit Scheme (DB) In a DB scheme, your retirement income will typically be based on your salary and length of service, with [...]

Signs You Are Really Ready To Retire

2024-01-08T17:31:00+00:00Financial Planning, Podcast|

When is the right time to retire? There's no one size fits all answer to this question, because it very much depends on your personal circumstances. However, there are a few things to consider that may help you to decide when the time is right for you. In this podcast episode, I detail what [...]

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 [...]

Should I Consolidate My Pensions?

2024-03-09T13:09:54+00:00Financial Planning, Pensions|

Have you accumulated more than one pension throughout your working life? Are you now thinking "Should I consolidate my pensions?" Pension consolidation can be a good way to get to grips with your old pensions and potentially improve your future retirement income. On average people now change jobs several times during the course [...]

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