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Pensions

  • Family babysitters: Are you taking advantage?

    Pension Credit: Who can claim and how much?

    While most of us may have heard of Housing Benefit or Job Seekers allowance, Pension Credit might not be something we are aware of. So if you are of pension age or have family or friends that are, then you may be interested to learn a little more about the benefit which you don’t pay

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    Welfare reform

    Benefits and Welfare Reform: Who is affected by the changes?

    The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) have said they want to restructure the welfare benefit system to encourage going out to work and are in the process of bringing in three big changes. The welfare reform will affect a large proportion of benefit claimants. Welfare Reform benefit cap will be part of the changes

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    Should I use an Independent Financial Advisor?

    Should I Use An Independent Financial Advisor?

    What does an Independent Financial Advisor (IFA) do? In short, an Independent Financial Advisor (IFA) will offer advice and information about investments, protection products, mortgages, pensions, annuities, tax structuring and financial planning. If you are just wanting to cut bills, re-jig your finances, or cut credit card debt, a financial advisor won’t be the person

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    benefits for pensioners

    Should I get a pension?

    When we are young, having fun, seeing friends and planning holidays abroad, probably the last thing on our minds is what will happen when we retire – we will never get that old, right? Well the majority of us will and it really is worth planning for our financial future including for our pension so

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