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What’s the point of money?

The only useful thing you can do with money is spend it. That’s right, spend it. I’ll say it again, spend it! But how? Well before we look at how, lets clarify what we mean by ‘spending’. Typically we ‘spend’ … Continue reading

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State Pension Reform

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has commissioned Ipsos MORI to carry out a survey exploring the public’s awareness and understanding of the State Pension system and, specifically, of upcoming State Pension reforms. From April 2016, the current basic … Continue reading

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Auto enrolment even catches out the big guys

It was bound to happen sooner or later…a well known company getting into hot water for failings around automatic enrolment. The Pension Regulator has had to wrap the knuckles of a big firm to get it to comply. Smaller firms … Continue reading

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Five great reasons to pay into a pension this tax year

We all know that saving for retirement is important. But it’s also difficult. Spend it today and it’s not possible to spend it tomorrow. The government knows that it’s both difficult and important. That’s why they give away free money and reduce tax … Continue reading

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