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The true cost of a pension

Could be a lot less than the experts will tell you

Fund your pension for a cappuccino a day

The true cost of a pension

Could be a lot less than the experts will tell you

So what is the true cost of a pension? It sounds like a simple question doesn’t it? But it’s seemingly impossible for some financial journalists to get to the bottom of it – as I summarised in this video So, let’s see how the Press and others might mislead us about pensions … … and ask if…

7 reasons you won’t plan your money (1)

Part 1 You think that pensions are impossibly expensive

Pensions horribly expensive

7 reasons you won’t plan your money (1)

Part 1 You think that pensions are impossibly expensive

In this new series of Insights, we’re going to explore all the reasons why you might not want to plan your money. And we’ll find ways to help you overcome these blocks – by making this planning easy and fun when you’re ready to tackle it 😊

Should we increase tax rates?

Should we increase tax rates?

So, should we increase tax rates? Well I guess your answer might depend on what rate you pay today. And whether you’re one of those hard working middle Britons – and trying to raise a family whilst suffering tax at over 70% on every extra pound you earn! Oh yes, this is what really goes…

Self employed solace

Self employed solace

The government (rightly) backed down on this change – after I’d written this article. But I’m leaving it here because I suspect that this change, or something similar, will occur after the next election.

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