Pension Guides & News

Are scams on the rise with Brexit?

With the UK currently undergoing its transitionary departure from the European Union, it’s safe to say that many economic and political changes are soon going to be in store for the country. What’s more, is that fraudulent scammers are acting upon these changes and devising crafty ways of targeting people. From bogus Brexit investments to [...]

By |March 15th, 2020|Guides|Comments Off on Are scams on the rise with Brexit?

Costs and charges associated with SIPPs

There are numerous fees associated with taking out a SIPP (Self Invested Personal Pension), but they often aren’t that well-known. If you’re thinking about taking out a SIPP, you absolutely need to be fully informed as to what you’re getting into.  In this article we’re going to run through the common costs and charges associated [...]

By |March 11th, 2020|Guides|Comments Off on Costs and charges associated with SIPPs

What happened to Green Oil Plantations Ltd?

Did you invest your hard-earned money in Green Oil Plantations LTD only to lose all of your investment? You’re certainly not alone. In this guide, we take a look at where exactly Green Oil Plantations Ltd went wrong and how you can claim your investment back. A Millettia tree plantation in Australia  Green Oil Plantations [...]

By |March 8th, 2020|Investments|Comments Off on What happened to Green Oil Plantations Ltd?

A step by step guide after you’ve been a victim of financial mis-selling

Pension planning is always a good idea, but knowing where to start isn’t easy. This is why thousands of UK citizens have been mis-sold pension investments over recent years. Often, opportunities that seem ‘too good to pass up’ turn out to be a failed investment, with many losing out on their hard-earned money. With over [...]

By |March 4th, 2020|Guides|Comments Off on A step by step guide after you’ve been a victim of financial mis-selling

How has the environment has been used as part of mis-selling scams?

Where financial products are mis-sold, there is an aspect at the heart of the mis-selling that make the products seem more attractive to the general public. Aside from ‘sky-high returns’, mis-selling schemes often use the environment as a way to attract people who want to invest in the environment.  Often, the advisers will say that [...]

By |February 29th, 2020|Investments|Comments Off on How has the environment has been used as part of mis-selling scams?

Ways to invest your money in 2020

If finding new ways to invest your money is on your list for 2020, you’ll want to take a look at what our experts recommend.  Ways to invest your money short-term If you’re looking to spend your investment within the next five years, we recommend a short-term investment. Whether you’re saving for a house deposit [...]

By |February 26th, 2020|Guides|Comments Off on Ways to invest your money in 2020

So you’ve transferred money into a scam – here’s what to do next

If it’s too late for you and you’ve already transferred a sum of money into a financial scam (whether that’s a mis-sold pension or a full-blown case of fraud), there are a few things you can do to ensure that your finances aren’t hurt any more. Because, at this point, it’s all about damage limitation.  [...]

By |February 20th, 2020|Guides|Comments Off on So you’ve transferred money into a scam – here’s what to do next

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