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Claims now being accepted against Guinness Mahon

By |November 12th, 2020|SIPPS Pensions|

In February 2020, Guinness Mahon Trust Corporation entered administration amidst complaints regarding unregulated and unvetted SIPP investments. Since then, the FSCS has been accepting claims against the provider. In this guide, we take a look at what exactly went wrong with Guinness Mahon and how you can claim if you’ve been affected by an investment [...]

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The ins and outs of SIPPs and tax

By |October 14th, 2020|SIPPS Pensions|

One of the best and most fundamental aspects of SIPPs is that they give you complete control over your pension pot so you can manage it accordingly. That said, there are many tax-related benefits that are available, including the income tax relief on contributions allowed by the HMRC, as well as benefits regarding SIPPs and [...]

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What investments can be held in a SIPP?

By |October 9th, 2020|SIPPS Pensions|

With the right investor, SIPP investments can be incredibly rewarding ventures and there are a variety of investments you can make through a Self-Invested Personal Pension scheme.  However, as mentioned above it takes the right kind of investor to reap the rewards of SIPP investments. You need to be realistic and informed about the level [...]

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Seven questions to ask a potential SIPP provider

By |October 2nd, 2020|SIPPS Pensions|

With any investment, there is an element of risk involved which means making a profit is never guaranteed. However, if you are willing to take those risks and wish to put your money into a self-invested personal pension (SIPP), it is vital to investigate your provider before signing up with them, to ensure that they [...]

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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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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 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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Your guide to SIPP withdrawal rules

By |February 4th, 2020|SIPPS Pensions|

There are many advantages to investing in SIPPs (Self Invested Personal Pensions). A SIPP lets you manage your pension more effectively and make changes to it whenever you like. However, like with any other pension scheme, constraints do come with investing in a SIPP. For instance, when it comes to accessing your money, withdrawal rules [...]

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