Pension Guides & News

How to get scam smart in 2020

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 [...]

By |January 17th, 2020|Guides|Comments Off on How to get scam smart in 2020

Bad pension advice? Here’s what you can do

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 [...]

By |January 16th, 2020|Guides|Comments Off on Bad pension advice? Here’s what you can do

Your Guide to Pension Investments

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 [...]

By |January 6th, 2020|Guides|Comments Off on Your Guide to Pension Investments

Why It’s Important to be Regulated by the FCA

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 [...]

By |January 2nd, 2020|Guides|Comments Off on Why It’s Important to be Regulated by the FCA

What is Financial Literacy?

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 [...]

By |December 17th, 2019|Guides|Comments Off on What is Financial Literacy?

Simple Steps with a High Risk Investment

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 [...]

By |December 10th, 2019|Guides|Comments Off on Simple Steps with a High Risk Investment

How Financial Mis-selling Goes So Much Further Than Pensions

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 [...]

By |December 5th, 2019|Guides|Comments Off on How Financial Mis-selling Goes So Much Further Than Pensions

Your Guide to Unregulated Assets in SIPP 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 [...]

By |November 19th, 2019|SIPPS Pensions|Comments Off on Your Guide to Unregulated Assets in SIPP Pensions

1 in 4 Brits fear there won’t be enough money to last through retirement – should we be worried?

In a recent survey carried out for our team here at Expert Pension Claims (Censuswide), we discovered that 1 in 4 Brits have serious concerns about their money lasting through retirement, amongst many other pension-related worries. Since these figures were picked up by national news publications like the Express, we wanted to take a deeper [...]

By |November 13th, 2019|Guides|Comments Off on 1 in 4 Brits fear there won’t be enough money to last through retirement – should we be worried?

How to protect yourself against bad investment advice

Unfortunately, in the connected world in which we live today, bad investment advice is everywhere. Have you ever received an email, been exposed to an advert. or had a phone call offering you investment advice they claim will help you prepare for retirement? Or perhaps you’re actively seeking legitimate investment advice but aren’t sure who [...]

By |November 5th, 2019|Guides|Comments Off on How to protect yourself against bad investment advice