When Can You Take Your Pension?

When Can You Take Your Pension?

When Can You Take Your Pension? When can you take your pension? This was a question I was asked by a client this week as we met for a review and were plotting their retirement plan. Like most things in finance the answer is not straight forward. But knowing when and...
Rules on qualifying for the State Pension

Rules on qualifying for the State Pension

I think most people are probably aware what the State Pension is but are probably less familiar with the rules on qualifying for the State Pension. Just in case you don’t know what the State Pension is, let me explain briefly. When you reach the State Pension...
How to spend more time with family

How to spend more time with family

It’s the time of year (August) where the schools finish and parents are wondering how they are going to keep the little ones entertained for 6 weeks and grandparents maybe thinking how to spend more time with family. For those parents who are lucky enough to...
Waiting longer for pension payout – the myth

Waiting longer for pension payout – the myth

You may have seen the recent headlines that you will now be waiting longer for pension payout and therefore delaying your retirement. Let me explain what’s happened and why the headlines, whilst not quite fake news are certainly misleading! This is all to do with the...