Can I retire early?

Can I retire early?

Milestones are an important part of life. And as we get older, we start planning for the big one: retirement. Whatever your retirement plan looks like – be it travelling to places you’ve never been, making family memories, or enjoying a peaceful, comfortable life – it...
Suspension of the State Pension triple lock

Suspension of the State Pension triple lock

The State Pension is a cornerstone of the welfare state. Since the early 20th century, a retirement pension has been provided as a financial support for individuals after finishing work. It has seen many changes to its processes, value and regulations over the years,...
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...
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...