retirement goals

Knowing your goals: How to plan your retirement around the things that matter to you

What are your retirement goals? Research from Scottish Widows has shown that the top priorities for those planning for retirement, are generating an income (41%), and having flexibility over that money (40%). Other retirement goals came in much lower, with the ability to pass on benefits, such as an income or lump sum, to a […]

pension worth

Knowledge is power: Do you know what your pension is worth?

According to research from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), most adults are not paying enough attention to their pension, leading to difficulties in retirement. Do you know what your pension worth is? Pause for thought The report shows that many people are not setting aside the time to think about their retirement income, with: 75% […]

new financial year

Seven changes you need to know about in 2018

As we head into 2018, with a new financial year a few months away, the government is preparing to introduce several changes. These will come into effect in April, and it is likely that you will be affected by at least one of them. Being prepared is the key to making the most of the […]