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Were you mis-sold a SIPP pension by Avacade and Alexandra Associates?

By |September 21st, 2020|SIPPS Pensions|

Did you invest your hard-earned money into a SIPP with Avacade or Alexandra Associates? There has been lots of news surrounding the unregulated introducers in recent weeks, with a High Court case resulting in a large payout for clients of the introducers. If you believe you were mis-sold by Avacade Investments or Alexandra Associates, here’s [...]

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Could a pension scams database be on the horizon?

By |August 31st, 2020|Guides|

In a bid to prevent further pension scams in the UK and ensure better protection for those at risk, an influential group of campaigners at the forefront of change in the pensions industry have implored the UK government to introduce a pension scams database. The jury is out for what this could mean for UK [...]

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How much money can I put in a SIPP?

By |August 27th, 2020|SIPPS Pensions|

If you have never invested money into a SIPP (Self-Invested Personal Pension) and you intend to transfer your salary pension into one, you’re likely wondering how much money you should put in. It is easy to feel a little overwhelmed, especially since there’s no clear and definitive answer.  ]Continue reading for a detailed look at [...]

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Everything you need to know about Liberty SIPP

By |August 12th, 2020|SIPPS Pensions|

Liberty SIPP entered administration in April 2020 after it was insolvency was advised based on the number of claims against it. It was advised to enter administration to protect any creditors, including former customers like you. After the company entered administration, there has been much debate about how investors can get their money back. If [...]

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How the UK pension age has changed over the years

By |July 28th, 2020|Guides|

The pension age in the UK has seen some dramatic changes over the last few decades. As pension legislation is reviewed and altered over time, British men and women have seen major changes to the time expected in retirement. As we grow more advanced in the medical and technological world, it’s no surprise that the [...]

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What makes a reliable SIPP provider?

By |July 24th, 2020|Guides|

If you’re looking to invest your hard-earned money into a SIPP (Self Invested Personal Pension), it’s important to understand what makes a reliable SIPP provider so that you can be confident your money is in safe hands. If you’re new to the world of SIPPs, it’s paramount you understand the ins and outs of a [...]

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What happens to my pension if I’ve been furloughed?

By |July 16th, 2020|Guides|

If you are one of the 9.3 million people in the UK that have been furloughed, you will likely have a multitude of questions you want answers to. There has been a fair amount of confusion surrounding the furlough scheme, and one of the most pressing questions relates to our pensions.  For more information regarding [...]

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How stock market crashes can affect SIPP portfolios

By |July 9th, 2020|SIPPS Pensions|

No matter how rigorously you prepare your SIPP portfolio, even the strongest of them is not completely immune to the ups and downs of the stock market. The most upfront information a financial adviser can give is that when the stock market crashes, your SIPP portfolio will likely take a hit. The key to surviving [...]

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Should you transfer your final salary pension into a SIPP?

By |July 1st, 2020|SIPPS Pensions|

As you approach the end of your working life, it can be tempting to pursue alternative avenues of investment to see if you can maximise your retirement pot. There are many legitimate ways that you can do this, one of the most common being SIPPs (self-invested personal pensions).  However, transferring your final salary pension into [...]

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10 of the biggest financial scams of the last 10 years

By |June 22nd, 2020|Guides|

To help you navigate the high-risk yet enticing nature of investing, we’ve decided to run you through 10 landmark pension scams that grabbed the headlines and the attention of financial authorities from the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Knowing a bit about these scams will help you protect yourself in [...]

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