Sustainable Income

What is sustainable income? In an endeavor to simplify a complex area some financial institutions publish what they believe to be the ‘safe’ withdrawal rate that can be made from investments…

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Pension Transfers

Transferring from your company pension – or not…. Recent changes in the way many final salary pension schemes are valued have led to a significant increase in the resulting values….

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Pension Planning

  It’s a bit of a recurring theme I’m afraid, but then it is part of what we do! As I write we are in the busy, end of tax…

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State Pension Triple Lock

State Pension Triple Lock – A guarantee that might not be! Introduced in 2010 the Triple lock guaranteed to increase the State Pension each year by the higher of:- Inflation Average…

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Student Loans

Student Loans – Investment or Millstone? Now that the RPI figure for March has been set at 3.1% it means that student loans from September 17 will be 6.1%, an increase…

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