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What counts as a high-risk investment?

By |January 23rd, 2020|Investments|

There’s a blurred line between investments that are considered low-risk and those that are considered high-risk. Some sellers may even purposely blur this line in order to convince you to invest your hard-earned money in a product that’s not suitable for you.  If you’re wondering what exactly classifies as a high-risk investment, then you’re in [...]

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30 financial terms you need to know

By |January 21st, 2020|Guides|

At Expert Pensions Claims, we want you to be confident about the basic financial terms and concepts that are out there. We believe that knowing about important financial terms would limit the chances of you falling into the hands of common scams, such as financial mis-selling. So, with this in mind, we have compiled a [...]

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How to get scam smart in 2020

By |January 17th, 2020|Guides|

Ahh...the new year! The perfect time to make promises to better yourself. Whether you do New Year's resolutions or not, we at Expert Pension Claims believe that it is imperative to become ‘scam smart’ this 2020. To put it simply, being ‘scam smart’ is being aware of how to spot the common signs of a [...]

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Bad pension advice? Here’s what you can do

By |January 16th, 2020|Guides|

Across the United Kingdom, millions of people are regularly given bad pension advice which leads to a bad pension transaction. Ultimately, this leaves millions of people in financial hardship as they approach retirement. In fact, statistics from the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) reveal that mis-sold pensions in 2018 led to compensation payouts of more [...]

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Your Guide to Pension Investments

By |January 6th, 2020|Guides|

To avoid the dangers of financial mis-selling, you need to have the right information at your disposal so you can be fully informed. It’s exactly the same when it comes to pension investments. There is a whole range of pension investments out there, and each one holds varying levels of risk - which is why [...]

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Why It’s Important to be Regulated by the FCA

By |January 2nd, 2020|Guides|

Have you ever noticed financial companies showcasing their ‘FCA regulated’ status? It’s important for financial businesses to be FCA regulated, but understanding what this means for you is just as important. In this guide, we take a look at what FCA regulated really means for consumers and the importance behind the regulation. What is the [...]

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What is Financial Literacy?

By |December 17th, 2019|Guides|

Oh, the dreaded 'M-word' - money. Whether we like to admit it or not, money does have a significant impact on all areas of our lives. However, the good news is that the subject of money doesn’t have to be so daunting if you have a sense of financial literacy.  The concept of financial literacy [...]

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Simple Steps with a High Risk Investment

By |December 10th, 2019|Guides|

Where investments are concerned, there is always going to be an element of risk involved. Whether you’re investing lots of money or just a little, there’s a real chance that you’ll lose some. Of course, this is why you should invest according to how comfortable you are with risk.  For example, you may be comfortable [...]

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How Financial Mis-selling Goes So Much Further Than Pensions

By |December 5th, 2019|Guides|

There has been a lot of press over recent months related to people claiming for mis-sold pensions. The number of pension claims actually doubled in the UK in 2018 - making it a hot topic in the national headlines. But with all this focus on pension claims, perhaps it is easy to forget about the [...]

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Your Guide to Unregulated Assets in SIPP Pensions

By |November 19th, 2019|SIPPS Pensions|

Self invested personal pensions (SIPPs) are an ideal choice if you’ve become disillusioned with your current pension. Perhaps you’d  hoped to see more growth from your savings, and you’d like to take matters into your own hands. For such reasons, SIPPs are a firm favourite.  However, SIPPs come with their own risks and if you’re [...]

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