Retirement Planning: Is downsizing right for you?

Retirement Planning: Is downsizing right for you?

Are you thinking of downsizing? After living in a society where going large is almost a status symbol, the idea of going small may seem a little odd – and may leave you feeling a little uncomfortable. But in middle age and on the approach to retirement, more and...
Can I access my pension from abroad?

Can I access my pension from abroad?

Perhaps one of the most popular retirement dreams is living in that idyllic setting abroad. This could be the time when you can finally create that 2nd family home in paradise, that favourite holiday spot where the sun always shines and the tide never goes out. But is...
What will my retirement look like?

What will my retirement look like?

There is no doubt that the earlier you start contributing regularly towards a pension pot, the more savings you could have for your retirement. But how can you determine the amount of funding you will need? Have you put enough by to satisfy that bucket list? Will you...
Your pension: the good, the bad and the tax

Your pension: the good, the bad and the tax

The subject of tax is a topic many people tend to shy away from. Apart from it being a very dry subject, it can be immensely complex. But perhaps most of all it is forever perceived as the ultimate reason why our hard-earned cash is reduced before we have a chance to...