Getting ready to retire

The changes to the pension rules announced in the Spring Budget were designed to dissuade higher earners from retiring early to avoid pension charges on high contributions but the new rules could have the opposite effect. Individuals can now contribute up to £60,000...

Property Versus Pension

We have often heard the phrase, ‘my property is my pension’. People tend to have different plans for retirement. As life expectancy has continually increased for the UK population over the past decades, it follows that the thought of ensuring a decent quality of life...

Tax breaks for LISA 

The Lifetime Individual Savings Account or LISA, as it is often shortened to, was launched in April 2017. Aimed to encourage young people (specifically those aged 18-40 years old) to simultaneously save for their first home and retirement as both are major concerns...