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Confused about your pension and how much you should be saving? Here are some...

Confused about pensions? Here’s what you need to know

Saving for the long and happy retirement we all deserve is becoming more and...

Are you part of the ‘sandwich generation’? 

For some workers, 2020 will be a milestone year – not just as it...

Retirement finances: 10 top tips if you’re retiring in 2020

As we begin a new decade, you might be starting to think about how...

Why a Funeral Plan Could Be Your Best Financial Decision of 2020
Top tips for savings success in 2020

It’s that time of year again when we’re thinking about getting our finances in...

What will 2020 bring for your finances?

The start of the New Year is traditionally a time for many people take...

Is your money as ‘safe as houses’? 

With experts sounding the warning bell on the current rental crisis, buy-to-let property repossessions...

Don’t Take Your Life for Granted

In our busy schedules and own little worlds, it is easy to forget that...

7 retirement planning mistakes to avoid

Whether you’ve already started building a nest egg, or are simply weighing up your...

It’s Your Life, Protect It.

It is heartbreaking to discover that only about 30% of adults in the UK...

Under the microscope – Pre-paid funeral plans from SunLife

The death of a loved one is always difficult.  A growing number of people...

What happens if you don’t make a will?

60% of adults in the UK don’t have a will, meaning each year, thousands...

I’m Over 50, so what are my Life Insurance options?

Life Insurance is designed to provide financial support to your loved ones when you...

Why over-50s so often need a wealth workout

Co-Founder Lee Goggin highlights the common financial goals and concerns spurring over-50s to seek...

Medical Travel Insurance: What you need to know

Shopping for travel insurance can be a daunting task when there are so many...

How to support your family living abroad

Say your youngest has jetted off to another location around the world to pursue...

Don’t let taxes ruin your retirement abroad

The most tax-efficient places to retire abroad Moving overseas in retirement is a path...

Make a sunny property in Portugal yours in retirement

For many retirees in the UK, heading abroad and investing in property is an...

Take control of your retirement with drawdown

Whether you’re thinking about slowing down at work or making some lifestyle changes, you’ll...

How much should you be spending on a pint on holiday?

By its nature, the floating exchange rate system is volatile. It’s regularly impacted by...

How to Take Your Investments Up A Gear

We’ve all heard of investing in the buy-to-let property market, but have you heard...

5 Things You Need To Know About Foreign Exchange

There are plenty of reasons why you may need to transfer money overseas, be...

Take your skills abroad in retirement as a location-independent freelancer

Are you nearing the end of your working career? Or have you already retired...

Multi-pet insurance: what you need to know

Many pet insurance companies offer discounts to owners with more than one pet. These...

Will Writing and Lasting Power of Attorney from The Planning Crowd

It is a fact that over half of people in the UK haven’t yet...

Could sustainability be your New Year’s Resolution?

It’s that time again. Time to start setting goals for the new year. Aside...

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Inheritance Tax

Research from 2018 revealed that fewer than 30% of over 50s understood inheritance tax...

Looking to retire overseas? Here’s the top 2 locations for Silversurfers

Cheaper and more convenient air travel, as well as improvements in technology that allow...

How Can I Set Myself up for an Early Retirement?

During the early days of our careers, some of us set our sights on...

What are the Rules When Gifting Assets?

Although it can sound morbid, you will hear many people claim ‘well, I can’t...

‘Silver backpackers’: a life of adventure is calling!

When we think of backpacking we don’t often think of anything less than your...

Welcome to the new age of entrepreneurship

In many cases, older entrepreneurs are taking on the challenges of the small business...

What you should know about retiring abroad

You’ve done the hard yards and it’s only fair that when you’re ready to...

How to Boost Your Pension for Retirement Online

As a retiree, you may have some spare time on your hands or fancy...

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