Archive Category: Pensions
November 10th 2017

What happens when your Final Salary pension scheme is closed?

This post has been prepared specifically for those whose Final Salary Pension scheme has been or is about to be closed by their employers. It is intended to help you understand the what happens and the main options that are available to you. Your pension is a Defined Benefit (DB) scheme, more widely known as […]

July 14th 2017

Property pensions win favour with investors

Investing in property has always been considered a sound move, but new research from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveals that investors have the most confidence in a property pension to generate the best return. The figures reveal that property is considered the second safest way to save for retirement, plus more than twice […]

March 3rd 2017

Final salary pension schemes – do you take it or transfer it?

Defined benefit (DB) pension schemes are more widely known as ‘final salary’ or ‘career average’ pensions and have long been considered the crème-de-la-crème of pensions.  They are often described as ‘gold plated’ because they promise to pay a generous, guaranteed and inflation proofed income for life, based on your final or career average salary upon […]