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Pensions – review your investments

When you save into a pension it’s important to think about where your money is invested and to review your investments regularly. As you get older and retirement draws closer, you should probably ch...

Tax relief on pension contributions

Getting tax relief on pensions means some of your money that would have gone to the government as tax goes into your pension instead. You can put as much as you want into your pension, but there are a...

Choosing a financial adviser

Choosing a financial adviser might seem daunting but if you need help with a financial decision it’s worth persevering. A good adviser can save you money and a lot of worry. The key to findi...

How to spot a pension scam

Pension scams are on the increase in the UK. Every day fraudsters are using sophisticated ways to part savers from their money and the internet and advances in digital communications mean these kinds ...

Your first pension – the options

Once you’ve decided to start saving into a pension, you’ll need to choose where to save. There are many different providers to choose from, but your first task will usually be to select the type o...

Making the most of your pensions

It’s essential that you review your pension situation regularly. If you find you have a shortfall, the need for action is clear. If your retirement savings are broadly on track, you can still take s...

Why save into a pension?

Pensions might seem complicated but the basic idea is a simple one. It’s worth understanding their benefits, because your State Pension – while providing a foundation – may not be enough to live...

Do you need a financial adviser?

If you’re looking to invest, buy a financial product or plan for the longer term, whether or not you need financial advice will depend on a number of factors such as what product you are looking for...

Free printed guides

Our free printed guides are designed to help not for profit and public sector organisations, as well as commercial organisations, helping people to make informed money choices. If you’re an i...

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