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Pension advice, Edinburgh, Fife, UK IFAs

Pension property scams on the rise

Sunday, 24 July 2016

The BBC has reported on more cases of people being persuaded to invest their pension in unregulated property assets: "Some companies are exploiting new pension freedom rules to get access to pension ...


Pension planning advice, Fife, Edinburgh IFAs

Don't rely on downsizing for your pension income

Saturday, 16 July 2016

Royal London, and their new employee the former pensions minister Steve Webb, have warned against assuming that you will be able to downsize and release enough money to fund your retirement. Of course ...


Mortgage advice, Edinburgh, Fife, UK IFA

Good stamp duty news for "renting landlords"

Wednesday, 6 July 2016

As this article in the FT details, a loophole has been confirmed that allows landlords who live in a rented property to potentially avoid the extra 3% stamp duty when they buy a new residential proper ...


Investment portfolios post Brexit

Markets and our portfolios since Brexit

Friday, 1 July 2016

Several clients got in touch with us in the day or two after last Thursday's Brexit vote to express concern that their portfolios must be falling in value. Their concerns were understandable - the UK ...


Edinburgh and across the UK - independent financial advice on pensions

Max out your pension contributions without breaching the annual allowance

Monday, 6 June 2016

With employer pension schemes getting less generous all the time, and the self-employed being taxed more on dividends, it makes more sense than ever to save into a pension. However, you need to be car ...


IFA - Edinburgh, Fife, UK

Pension exit fees to be banned

Thursday, 26 May 2016

Great news for pension savers. The FCA (the financial regulator) is proposing that pension providers will be banned from levying an exit fee on all new pensions set up in future. At present some saver ...


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