Nadeen Watson

11 July 2022

Income Tax freeze means 1 in 5 could pay the higher rate by 2024/25. Here’s how you could reduce your liability

Last year, former chancellor Rishi Sunak announced that he would freeze Income Tax thresholds until 2026 in England, and it means far more people will be […]
11 July 2022

1 in 10 accessing their pension do so to pay off debt. Here’s what you need to consider

While lifestyle expenses are the most popular reason for accessing a pension, a survey suggests that a significant number of people are doing so to pay […]
11 July 2022

How delaying retirement could help you maintain your standard of living as inflation rises

As the rate of inflation continues to rise, it’s more important than ever that those approaching retirement consider how the rising cost of living could affect […]
1 July 2022

8 useful questions to ask when you’re viewing a property

When you’re viewing a property, there’s a lot to take in. You may be trying to weigh up if it’s worth the asking price, if it’s […]
18 May 2022

80% of over-55s don’t have a Power of Attorney in place. Overlooking this could place you in a vulnerable position

Do you have a Power of Attorney (PoA) in place? If you don’t, it could leave you in a vulnerable position if you’re unable to make […]
14 May 2022

4 valuable pension lessons younger generations can learn from the regrets of the over-50s

Those nearing retirement have plenty of lessons to teach younger generations. A survey asking over-50s how they feel about their pension and retirement plans has highlighted […]
9 May 2022

Typical worker approaching retirement is 58% short of their pension goal. Are you saving enough?

Figures suggest that workers nearing retirement could find they’re facing a significant income shortfall later in life. Understanding how your pension savings will add up before […]
22 April 2022

“Midlifers” are hit by time and financial pressures. Financial planning can help balance your priorities

Individuals aged between 40 and 60 – dubbed “midlifers” – are facing time and financial pressures as they try to support their families. Many are feeling […]
22 April 2022

Why good retirement planning is about more than your pension and money

If you’re nearing retirement, you may be starting to think about planning the next stage of your life. What steps spring to mind? You may prioritise […]