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Lockdown checklist: 6 financial steps to take during the pandemic

Published: May 18, 2020 by Jennifer Armstrong

If you’ve been putting off reviewing your finances, the lockdown is the perfect opportunity to complete some tasks that could help make sure your finances and plans remain on track. With potentially more time on your hands, here are seven … Continue reading

Dividends and coronavirus: Will your income be affected?

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

As businesses have been hit by the coronavirus pandemic, some have decided to cut dividends and regulators are adding pressure for others to follow suit. This may leave a hole in your income if you rely on dividends. According to … Continue reading

Is now the time to invest?

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

Global stock markets have suffered due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, and you may have heard suggestions that now is the ‘perfect time to buy’. After all, in an ideal world, you want to buy when stock prices … Continue reading

7 things to do if you’re retiring in 2020

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

Are you planning to retire this year? If so, congratulations! Retirement is a milestone you may have been looking forward to for years, but it’s not one you should just dive into. There are steps you should take to ensure … Continue reading

5 tips for keeping pensions on track during the pandemic

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

For most of us, pensions are invested with the hopes of delivering returns over the long term and it’s something we plan to pay into over our working lives. But the current pandemic may have impacted on your plans and … Continue reading

Should you take a tax-free lump sum from your pension?

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

Being able to take a tax-free lump sum out of your pension when you reach pension age certainly sounds appealing. It can help you kick-start retirement plans and fully enjoy the milestone, but is it always the right decision to … Continue reading