Its good to talk

Don’t leave tricky money conversations hanging in the air this New Year

The Family Financial Tree report from Standard Life looked at the family money tree over four generations and makes some surprising findings. It reveals how families collectively manage and have talked about their personal finances. Continue reading…


Will you enjoy your retirement?

How to improve your golden years no matter what your current stage of life

Retirement may seem a long way off for you at the moment but that doesn’t mean you should forget about it. Consider our tips, which could help you increase your retirement income – no matter what your current stage of life – and pursue the retirement you envision. Continue reading…


What to consider if you are approaching your retirement

Sooner or later we will retire, and the decisions we make today are the ones that will determine the standard of living we will enjoy in the future. If you are approaching your retirement there are some very important choices you need to make that will determine how much income you live on once retired. Continue reading…


Enjoy the time of your life

HAVE YOU GIVEN FULL CONSIDERATION TO YOUR LONG-TERM PENSION INVESTMENT STRATEGY?

Retirement planning involves thinking about your plans for the future now – that means investing your money with the aim of maximising its value ready for when you retire.  Careful financial planning, the right mix of assets and starting sooner rather than later could all help lead to the retirement you are looking for. Many years ago the traditional view of saving for retirement was to simply put your money into a pension, with few decisions to make in the run-up to your retirement date and no choice over how the pension was taken. Continue reading…