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Mostly benevolent but a trap for the unwary

Most changes announced in the Autumn Statement were minor technical tidying up measures. Changes mooted had included: Removal of the triple lock increase on State pensions which guarantee an increase

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Can the micro investing revolution save millennials?

Concerns are mounting that millennial investors face a widening savings gap. The challenges of a low-growth economy, potentially diminishing job opportunities, rising student debt and the end of highly rewarding

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How the over 60s invest

Research conducted by The Share Centre earlier this year suggested that one in four wealthy investors (24%) are shunning private pensions in favour of stocks and shares ISAs. The research

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How to decide between property or a pension

The idea of using a property as an alternative to a pension has appealed to many in recent years as property prices have continued to rise. Rising prices have led

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What does gilt yield drop mean for pensions?

While so far the stock market has defied some of the most apocalyptic predictions made during the Referendum campaign, there has nevertheless been a flight to perceived safe havens, including

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Fidelity on what Brexit means for your money

Brexit and the markets Tom Stevenson, investment director for personal investing at Fidelity International, said: “It is likely to remain an uncertain time for markets in the aftermath of the Brexit

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Pensions and the ‘D’ word

No one likes to talk about their own or their loved ones’ future demise, but unfortunately death is one of the few certainties in life. Whilst many recognise the importance

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Interest in EIS, SEIS and VCTs set to grow

In a recent survey of high net worth investors conducted by Wealth Club, 70% of respondents said they plan to invest in Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs), Enterprise Investment Schemes (EIS)

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Could the Lifetime ISA undermine pensions?

In a submission to the House of Commons Work & Pensions Committee, Royal London has called for action to ensure that Automatic Enrolment into workplace pensions is not undermined by

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Taking the jargon out of pensions

Co-ordinated by the Association of British Insurers, with the support of industry, Government and consumer groups, the new guide aims to make pensions language simple, clear and consistent in order