Increase to State Pension

Increases in State Pension age…. Millions will now have to work an extra year before getting their State Pension. Increases to age 68 are now applicable to many. To put…

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Longevity

The day you die is important! For those who celebrate the news that longevity is increasing may wish to pause for thought.  According to research from UCL increases in longevity are…

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Pension Transfers

Transferring your pension – or not? In recent times the transfer values of some final salary pension schemes have increased significantly. Unsurprisingly, this has triggered lots of enquiries. Whether transferring…

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Safe as Houses

Safe as Houses? Has property been a good investment in the past and what is the forecast for property growth in the future? The Sunday Times ‘Money’ commissioned a report…

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Safe as Houses

By Mark Penston The current ‘Baby Boomer’ generation have generally made good gains from property. Many also have good company pensions, making this generation wealthier than ever before. But has…

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