Pension Guides & News

Is Financial Mis-Selling Illegal?

Financial mis-selling involves the selling of financial products that are not suitable for an individual or their needs. To put it simply - yes, financial mis-selling is illegal. Luckily, however, it’s quite easy to spot if you have been a victim of financial mis-selling and to claim compensation. Read on!  The common tactics of financial [...]

By |February 16th, 2020|Guides|Comments Off on Is Financial Mis-Selling Illegal?

Frequently Asked Questions on SIPP Pensions

SIPPs (self-invested personal pensions) can seem like a complex topic at first - but don’t worry, you’ll find all of the answers to your SIPP-related questions in our FAQs guide. Take a look. What is a SIPP? Put simply, a Self Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) is a type of personal pension that has great investment [...]

By |February 10th, 2020|Guides|Comments Off on Frequently Asked Questions on SIPP Pensions

Your guide to SIPP withdrawal rules

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 [...]

By |February 4th, 2020|SIPPS Pensions|Comments Off on Your guide to SIPP withdrawal rules

Who can inherit my pension when I die?

As gloomy as the subject of death may sound, it’s important to know about the UK’s pension beneficiary rules that dictate who gets your pension when you die. Generally speaking, the type of pension that you take out and the options that you choose for your scheme will affect who gets your earnings. So, let’s [...]

By |January 30th, 2020|Guides|Comments Off on Who can inherit my pension when I die?

Can I Claim Compensation for Bad Advice?

Giving bad pension advice is a form of financial mis-selling, it’s as simple as that. Over recent months, the UK watchdog has expressed numerous concerns that thousands of people are wrongly being mis-sold a pension. This means that thousands lose out on getting the right retirement income that they are entitled to. What is pension [...]

By |January 29th, 2020|Guides|Comments Off on Can I Claim Compensation for Bad Advice?

What are the average pension contributions in the UK?

When it comes to your workplace pension scheme, it is important to know that you are being paid the right level of contribution from your employer. For every scheme, the Government has set minimum levels of pension contributions that must be paid by you and/or your employer.  It is the responsibility of your employer to [...]

By |January 28th, 2020|Guides|Comments Off on What are the average pension contributions in the UK?

What counts as a high-risk investment?

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 [...]

By |January 23rd, 2020|Investments|Comments Off on What counts as a high-risk investment?

30 financial terms you need to know

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 [...]

By |January 21st, 2020|Guides|Comments Off on 30 financial terms you need to know

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