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Independent pension advice, Fife, Edinburgh IFA

Finding old and lost pensions

Saturday, 14 May 2016

According to government figures, up to £400m in pension savings is lying unclaimed. If you think some of that might be yours then there is a new government service aimed at helping you trace it. The ...

IFA, Edinburgh, Fife, UK

National Savings cuts rates

Saturday, 14 May 2016

National Savings and Investments (NS&I) has announced interest rate cuts to five of its variable rate products, with the Direct ISA and Income Bond rates both dropping by 0.25% to 1.00% from 6 Jun ...

Independent buy to let mortgage advice, Edinburgh, Fife, UK

New buy to let lending restrictions

Saturday, 30 April 2016

Buy to let investors have been hit with more bad news today, on top of the recent additional stamp duty and cuts to mortgage interest tax relief. One of the biggest buy to let mortgage lenders, Natio ...

Investment risk and returns - IFA, Edinburgh, Fife, UK

Venture Capital Trusts booming

Sunday, 24 April 2016

The FT has reported a surge of interest in VCTs, with inflows of £457m in the 2014-15 tax year, making it the third highest year for fundraising since records began. Venture Capital Trusts are simil ...

Independent financial advice, Fife, Edinburgh, UK

Don't rush to sell your annuity

Saturday, 23 April 2016

A lifetime annuity used to be the standard way of turning a pension pot into a guaranteed income for life. Around five million people in the UK have one. With "pension freedoms" being introduced from ...

Independent financial advice on auto-enrolment pensions. Edinburgh, Fife, UK IFA

Quick guide to auto-enrolment pensions for small businesses

Sunday, 17 April 2016

If you own a small or medium sized business, you will probably have heard about auto-enrolment pensions by now, but may be confused as to what you need to do. 5 things to know about auto-enrolment 1 ...

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