The State Pension: Is it enough to live on?

The State Pension: Is it enough to live on?

You only have to look at current State Pension rates to see that it is unlikely to be able to compete with average salaries. So, if when you retire you rely on just the State Pension as a source of income, will you have enough to live on? Perhaps realistically the...
Is Portafina a reputable company?

Is Portafina a reputable company?

Established in 2009, Portafina is an FCA-regulated financial adviser with a rating of 4.78 out of 5 on reviews.co.uk. We specialise in pensions and retirement planning, and we currently manage over £½ billion in pension savings for our clients. Every 1 hour and 6...
Can you spot the real pension terms from the fake?

Can you spot the real pension terms from the fake?

Do you know your LOL from your FLUMPS? Pensions are notoriously difficult to understand, and what really doesn’t help is the incredibly complex and strange language that comes with them. Our research1 reveals that Brits struggle to seperate pension related terms and...
8 top tips for increasing retirement savings

8 top tips for increasing retirement savings

Wouldn’t it be nice to have more? More time, more fun, and to do more of the things we want? When it comes to your retirement having more in your pension pot could be the difference between just getting by and living life comfortably. And with a tweak here and there,...
Is your pension clock ticking?

Is your pension clock ticking?

Hands up if you’ve ever left something to the last minute? Our research1 previously revealed that many Brits put off many life admin tasks every single day, often meaning they are worse off financially. One in five men and women put off paying a bill, and a third...