Pensions

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Why You Should Start Saving Into Your Pension Early

Why You Should Start Saving Into Your Pension Early

Here’s the thing. We know you all know how important pensions are. We’ve written about it before on this blog. Lots of other clever people are talking about it. So, we know that it’s something that many people, even young people, are very aware of. However, we’ve had...

What Happens to Your State Pension When You Die?

What Happens to Your State Pension When You Die?

Ann-Marie Matthews, Associate Solicitor at Barker Gotelee. Today, she’ll be going over what happens to your state pension when you die, and how you can claim state pension if your spouse has died.   The first thing to remind you of here is that there are actually...

Tracking Down Lost Pensions

Tracking Down Lost Pensions

Chances are, if you’re reading this, you’ve been working for quite a while (or you just have an unnatural interest in lost pensions…). And, probably, not at the same job. In fact, the average person could have as many as 11 jobs in their lifetime. This means they...

What is “retirement” anyway?

What is “retirement” anyway?

In the past, there was a fairly consistent view of what retirement meant. On the last day of your “job for life” job, you shake hands with the boss and spend the rest of your years playing golf/going on cruises/growing old disgracefully. Whatever floats your boat. But...

A profitable financial checklist for in your 60s

A profitable financial checklist for in your 60s

In the last of our series on age-related financial planning, we’re covering the golden years. If you’re already in your 60s, you’ve probably been thinking about your retirement for quite some time. Whether you’re intending to use your new found freedom to potter in...