Budget – March 2020

Budget – March 2020

On Wednesday 11th March 2020 we saw the first budget for some time.   You will note from the title of this article I have included the month. March 2020. This is because the government have announced a further Budget in the autumn.   With the Coronavirus having a...
What To Do With Small Pension Pots

What To Do With Small Pension Pots

Have you been working for different employers over the last few years and as a result ended up with some small pension pots?   Are the amounts in these small pension pots unlikely to make any difference to your retirement in the future?  Would it be better to get the...
Using Your Pension To Buy A House For Your Child

Using Your Pension To Buy A House For Your Child

Have you ever considered using your pension to buy a house for your child? Did you know that you could not only access your pension from 55, you could access it even if you are still working? According to Legal and General, the average amount given by parents to their...
Defined Benefit Pension Transfer Fees

Defined Benefit Pension Transfer Fees

​If you are considering transferring a defined benefit pension then you need to be aware of the likely defined benefit pension transfer fees involved. Last week I wrote about why it’s nearly impossible to transfer a defined benefit pension. The reasons covered in that...