Coronavirus and your pension: 3 things to consider

Coronavirus and your pension: 3 things to consider

The Corona Virus Outbreak Amid the current coronavirus outbreak, we’re all battling to keep up with the raft of new phrases entering everyday language – ‘social distancing’, ‘self-isolation’, ‘furloughing’. With the UK in lockdown and the pandemic set to impact on all...
Loopholes to Maximise Your Pension

Loopholes to Maximise Your Pension

Try these loopholes to maximise your pension 1 You are over age 55, and already receiving your drawdown pension. Invest up to £4,000 per year into a pension, you pay £3,200 net and this is topped up by 20% tax relief. Immediately you withdraw the money. The first 25%...
How much pension money can you release?

How much pension money can you release?

Releasing money from your pension fund allows you to access your savings before you retire, or before the full term of the pension is up. Release 25% Tax Free You can take up to 25% of your pension’s value, completely Tax Free, as a cash lump sum to spend on whatever...
Swap Your Final Salary Pension For Cash?

Swap Your Final Salary Pension For Cash?

Is it wise to swap your final salary pension for cash ? The new pension freedom rules arrived in April 2015 to a blaze of publicity. Anyone with a ‘money purchase’ scheme, also known as ‘defined contribution can access their money from age 55....