Call for industry to act now to end pension liberation

Posted on November 26, 2013 No Comments

Leading insurance, savings and investment provider, Aviva, are joining several other industry voices to call for stricter rules on pension transfers to stop the spiralling number of people being persuaded by fraudsters to access their retirement savings early – at a huge financial cost. Despite increasing awareness about the tactics being employed by so called […]

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How to Utilise Pensions to Meet Your Needs

Posted on April 9, 2013 No Comments

Self Invested Pension Plans (SIPPs) and Small Self Administered Schemes (SSASs) have a number of unique features which enable flexibility with regards to the underlying investments you can hold in a pension plan and the options available for loans, borrowing and pension benefits.   Informed Financial Planning are able to advise you in all these […]

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Take advantage of the 50% Tax Band for Pension Tax Relief

Posted on March 29, 2012 No Comments

In the Budget, the chancellor announced that the top rate of income tax, payable on earnings of £150,000 or more, would fall from 50% to 45% from April 2013. This cut means that viagra online pharmacy tax relief on pension contributions for earners in that tax bracket will also fall to the same level.   […]

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Protected Rights – new possibilities from April 6th

Posted on March 21, 2012 No Comments

Historically, many people chose to contract out of the State Earnings Related Pension Scheme using their money purchase pension. Put simply, this meant that the money that would have gone into SERPS went into their personal pensions instead – effectively, they were swapping known benefits from the Government for unknown (but potentially greater) benefits from […]

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