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Caring for elderly parents? Here's what you need to know

Taking care of elderly parents can be extremely rewarding, and it’s important you know what to do when you get there. Setting up a power of attorney could be an important starting point.

Is downsizing your home at retirement the right move?

Alongside interesting travel plans and the luxury of time to spend with loved ones when you retire, thinking about where you want to live is important. We take a look at what you'll need to consider if you're thinking about downsizing your home.

Creating a savings strategy based on multiple pension pots

The average British worker will have six jobs in their lifetime, with this figure rising to 12 for millennials. This can mean multiple pensions pots, which could make retirement planning complicated. Here's what you need to consider.

Why seeing Pension Wise before a financial adviser might make sense

A financial adviser can help you prepare for a worry-free retirement. But before booking that all-important introductory meeting, it could prove useful to consult Pension Wise - the Government's free pension guidance service.

Top 3 tax allowances to maximise – making the most of them?

Maxed out your pensions annual allowance, put all you’re prepared to save into a pension this year but want to make the most of your capital before the tax year ends? Read on to find out about other ways to save on tax.

Why it pays to review your pension if you earn over £150,000

If you earn over £150,000, then your pension annual allowance will be subject to tapering, due to rules introduced back in 2016. Here's what you need to know about how it could affect you.

The risks of leaving inheritance tax planning too late

The risks, costs and delayed timescales that can be involved in deathbed IHT planning could mean if you leave it too late, it could cost your beneficiaries a lot.

The pensions cold-calling ban means you should act now

With the ban on pensions cold-calling, the Government is urging people to seek independent financial advice. But what does this mean if you need help with your pension?

Filling the pensions hole for the self-employed

Automatic enrolment has seen almost 10 million people join a workplace pension arrangement since its launch. However, it's missed out those who are self-employed.

Why is good pension advice so hard to find?

A recent pensions study conducted by YouGov revealed that 45% of people find good pension advice hard to access. We look at the reasons for this and what can be done to help.

Would you be financially secure if you lived beyond 100?

We're living longer, and research indicates that soon, living beyond 100 will be the norm. It may sound unreal, even impossible; but the question still stands: will you be able to afford living beyond the age of 100? Late retirement and and spiralling health and living costs all play a role in answering this question. We break it down for you here.

The dangers of early pension encashment

The Personal Finance Society (PFS) recently revealed that thousands of retirees are fully encashing their pension pots at an early age. As a result, many are facing the risk of running low on funds due to rapid spending.

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