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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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Inflation stays at 2.7%

The latest inflation figures for the UK were published this week by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).  The main rate of inflation used in the UK is now the Consumer Prices Index (CPI). The CPI figure for the year to … Continue reading

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The importance of a Financial Plan

There are many people who think using a Financial Planner is a waste of time and money. However, there are more and more more people working past State Pension age to ensure their standard living doesn’t suffer. The question is – … Continue reading

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State Pension age changes accelerated……for the last time?

You may have heard the details of the Autumn statement on Tuesday 29th November, which was slightly overshadowed in press coverage by the mass strike on Wednesday. State pension age will now increase to 67 for men and women in … Continue reading

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