Month: April 2018

How to make the most of your retirement

Steps you could take to increase your eventual income Even if retirement isn’t far away, there are steps you could take to increase your eventual retirement income. This applies both to your state pension entitlement as well as to any personal or workplace pension pots. We’ve provided some areas to consider that you may wish...

How the new tax year could affect your finances

This brilliant guide by Scottish Widows provides a quick summary of the changes for the new tax year commencing April 2018, and how they could affect you. Information is based on our current understanding of taxation legislation and regulations. any levels and bases of, and reliefs from, taxation are subject to change. The value of...

Newly married? Here are 7 financial to-dos to add to your list.

Aegon’s top financial tips to make a happily married life. Contact us today and take the right steps together to ensure your finances are healthy and in order. Source: https://www.aegonlife.com/insurance-investment-knowledge/newly-married-7-financial-dos-add-list

How to approach student loans with your kids

University is always going to be at least partially a financial decision both for prospective students and their parents, or whoever they rely on financially. Calculating the rising total bill for tuition fees and cost of living for a degree course can make university seem like an impossibility for some. But it’s essential that all...

How the gender gap hits women’s retirement savings as well as pay

A recent study has found women are generally less well prepared for retirement compared to men. The research, carried out by savings company Standard Life, reveals that whilst over half (55%) of men own a pension, this figure falls to just over a third (36%) in women. Even more alarmingly, more than seven in ten...