Can Pensions Be Inherited?

Can Pensions Be Inherited?

Your pension is likely to be the second biggest asset you own after your home and therefore if you die it’s important to understand whether this wealth can be inherited.   There is no one rule when it comes to the inheritance of pensions. There is a complicated mess...
Changing Someone Else’s Will

Changing Someone Else’s Will

You may not have heard of a death box before and no I’m not talking about a coffin! Picture the rather morbid scene. You’ve died suddenly in an accident and the police are at your door informing your loved ones that you have gone. What happens next? Whilst your loved...
Does My Partner Have To Pay Inheritance Tax?

Does My Partner Have To Pay Inheritance Tax?

How would you feel if your partner, instead of inheriting all of your wealth, lost nearly 50% on your death? Whether you are married or not can have a significant impact on the amount of Inheritance Tax that could be paid. Marriage or being in a civil partnership...
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...
Do You Have A Death Box?

Do You Have A Death Box?

You may not have heard of a death box before and no I’m not talking about a coffin! Picture the rather morbid scene. You’ve died suddenly in an accident and the police are at your door informing your loved ones that you have gone. What happens next? Whilst your loved...