Retirement saving for the self-employed

How to save for a pension if you work for yourself. For ministers to say workplace pensions have been an “extraordinary success” is perfectly valid, but those excluded from the government’s flagship scheme may not share that sentiment.

Wealth knowledge, September 2020

Help-to-buy equity loan scheme gets two-month extension. The Government has extended a loan scheme which is designed to help those who are struggling to save for a mortgage deposit.

Wealth Knowledge, August 2020

Many workers in sectors that shut down during the COVID-19 lockdown could be facing a retirement savings crisis, according to a report. Scottish Widows polled 5,757 savers for its annual retirement report, which was undertaken in March 2020 – during the height of the pandemic.

Coronavirus: The effects on house prices

How lockdown impacts on the property market. Most investment portfolios are experiencing extreme market volatility this year as the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect every aspect of life in the UK.

Wealth Knowledge, May 2020

Furloughed workers saving into workplace pension schemes are being warned to be on their guard about employers cutting their contributions without their consent.