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  • Home equity release explained

    Home equity release explained

    The term equity release refers to financial products that let people, usually over a certain age, free up some of the cash invested in their property. If you need to top up your pension or would rather use the money tied up in your home for other things, releasing some of the equity can be

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    Things to consider before moving abroad

    Things to consider before moving abroad

    If you’re thinking of joining the 320,000 people who left the UK for foreign climes last year, then read on. Moving abroad will change your life forever, its kind of key that you think things through well before you make the leap. I speak from experience, because I did just that 10 years ago. I

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    Setting Up A Savings Goal For 2015

    Setting Up A Savings Goal For 2015

    It’s a proven fact that those who set themselves a specific savings goal are more likely to achieve their target than those who simply save willy-nilly. And seeing your savings balance creep upwards each month is the ideal incentive to keep going. The start of a new year is the perfect time to begin your

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    benefits for the elderly

    Benefits for the elderly – Don’t miss out!

    The benefits system exists to help all sections of society, and that includes benefits for the elderly. There are around £5.5 billion of benefits that go unclaimed each year, simply because the people they are designed to help are unaware that they are available, or are unsure as to how to make a clam. Benefits

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    benefits for the elderly

    How will new pension annuity rules affect you?

    Pension rules and regulations can be notoriously complex, especially where annuity is concerned. There have been important changes made to annuity rules recently, so it’s vital that you understand exactly what these are and how they might affect you. It doesn’t matter how close you are to retirement, you still need to know what money

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    How to save money when you're over 60

    Using a pension to lower your tax bill

    Whatever your income level, contributing to a pension is an effective ways to lower your tax bill. As well as costing you less overall, you’re also investing in your retirement, which could provide you with a better standard of living in the future. It’s never too early to start planning for later life and putting money

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