Tax relief available on pension contributions

As we know from our recent article ‘why pensions are paramount’, a pension is simply a long term savings plan that offers tax incentives, but what exactly are those tax incentives? If you are under age 75, not exceeded your annual allowance and…

October news article

The Power of Capital – As we grow through childhood and into adulthood, we are instinctively and deliberately taught that the value of money lies in our ability to buy consumer goods and to be able to do things. This is of course correct in as much as these purchases allow us to cover our basic…

Inflation and what it means for you

Have you ever wondered why you are paying more for your grocery shopping than you did a year ago? This is because of inflation. Inflation is a measure of goods and services such as food or fuel that have gone up overtime. Use this inflation calculator to see just how…

September news article

The Radical changes announced on pensions and ISAs in recent years have reopened the debate on where is the best place to save for retirement. So, does the pension’s upfront tax relief trump the tax free growth within an ISA after the pension income taxed on the…

Four Top Tips for Pension Planning

Pensions form a key part of financial planning. Everyone has an annual allowance which dictates the maximum tax relievable contribution that can be paid into a pension each year either personally or on their behalf, by an employer for example…

Compound Interest

Why compound interest should be considered as the 8th wonder of the world…
According to Albert Einstein the most powerful force in the universe was the principle of compounding. This principle is not widely understood by many; it is essentially earning interest on interest.