Your Pension as a Cash Lump Sum

Your Pension as a Cash Lump Sum

From April this year all people who decide to open their pension pots will have a possibility to take their whole pension pot as a cash lump sum. Before you consider whether to do it it may be good to weight the strengths and weak points of a such decision. In addition, although the democratic Read More

Delicious pension pot

Delicatessens which your pension pot may offer you

It depends on you how delicious will be the delicatessen food from your pension pot. Further more, you are able to govern how often and how much you will take portions from this golden pot. Those who have defined contribution schemes are building up their pension pots over ears. Usually, they are arranging the payments Read More


What are the “ingredients” in your pension pot?

Your pension pot consist of four main components. Each of them influences the size of your future pension. Although, two of these factors are entirely managed by you, giving you the choice to ensure not only basic but the required by you funding of your after retirement life. These are your contributions and investment return. Read More


First 3 facts which you should know about the pension reform in UK

Before you consider is it worth to transfer your pension or if you consider only changing of your pension scheme, it is good to know some basic facts about the pension reform in UK. First three essentials are: – What is the aim of the pension reform in UK? – Who will be directly affected Read More

Eurozone crisis live: Markets rally after Italian president re-elected

Italy’s borrowing costs fell to record lows this morning after president Giorgio Napolitano agreed to serve a second term
• Italian stock market up 1.6% Read More

George Osborne prepares for battle with the IMF

The chancellor, already struggling with a second credit downgrade, now faces the annual inspection from the Fund Read More

A nicer nest at Barclays for Jenkins, without cuckoo Ricci

It should be business as usual at Barclays now, only without the expense of the racehorse-owning investment chief Read More

Regulator surprised no bank bosses face charges over financial crisis

Andrew Bailey, head of Prudential Regulation Authority, says it’s odd action taken only against people lower down in failed banks Read More

Boeing 737s under scrutiny after US regulators order tail inspections

FAA issues airworthiness directive after identifying potentially faulty parts that could result in loss of control Read More

Eurozone crisis as it happened: Gold slumps to a two-year low as China data disappoints

• Gold hits levels last seen in April 2011
• 3.5% fall to $1,410 following 5.8% fall on Friday
• China GDP at 7.7% versus 8% expectations
• Industrial production 8.9% against expected 10.1%
• Brent crude hits nine-month low Read More

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