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.

Protecting your cash from cyber threats

COVID-19 prompts spike in fraudulent behaviour. While the UK tries to deal with the economic impacts from COVID-19, reports are rife of fraudsters stepping up their attempts to access your money.

Tracking and consolidating your pensions

Should you transfer or consolidate funds? Around £19.4 billion has not been claimed in 1.6 million lost or forgotten pension pots, according to the Association of British Insurers (ABI). On average, this equates to about £13,000 per pension pot.

Making the most of a windfall

Anyone who watched ITV’s recent drama Quiz, depicting Charles Ingram cheating his way to £1m on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? back in 2001, can be forgiven for dreaming of scooping a windfall.