When should I start planning for retirement?

When you’re 64… Given our increasingly ageing population, and just 14% of people prioritising saving for retirement[i], a national pensions crisis seems inevitable. We consider the facts and figures, and provide some top tips to help you on your way to a comfortable retirement. Burying […]

Five facts about retirement in the 21st century

State pensions are becoming less generous. Traditional employer pensions are falling by the wayside. And there are fewer young people to fund the pensions of our ageing population. Our guest contributor Baroness Ros Altmann, CBE and former Minister of State for the Department for Work […]

Financial planning for a prosperous long-term future

With so many political and economic uncertainties currently affecting all of us, the importance of planning ahead financially has never been more relevant. The UK will have to continue paying for the costs of bailing out the 2008 financial crisis for years to come. This […]

Pension

Pensions at a glance

If you’re thinking, ‘But retirement is miles away’ or ‘I haven’t reviewed my pension for a while’ it may be time to consider your options. It’s never too early to start planning ahead or to review your existing pension arrangements. What is a pension? A […]

How do prenuptial agreements work?

How do prenuptial agreements work?

You may have previously read our blog about the rising popularity of postnuptial agreements, in the UK. Pre and post nuptial agreements have become a  practical way for savvy couples to agree what would happen to their assets, if they separated. In this article we […]

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Postnuptial agreements – on the rise

Postnuptial agreements are becoming more popular, but what exactly are they – and do they signal the end of romance? Contributing a guest blog, Louise Allard of Allard Bailey Family Law looks at recent developments Most people have heard of a prenuptial agreement (prenup), but fewer […]

Pension rule changes

Are there any pension rule changes I need to be aware of?

Pension rule changes and financial planning might not be that exciting a topic – but, let’s face it, we are all mere mortals who are getting older and living older. This stark reality means we need to plan for a long retirement as effectively as […]