Category Archives: Pensions Advice – Windsor

A Guide to Pensions for the Self-Employed

Are you among the almost 5 million Brits who are self-employed? If the answer is yes, then you are also likely to be one of the two-thirds of self-employed people who aren’t yet saving into a pension. Giles Warren is … Continue reading

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How much money do I really need to retire?

Whether you have a final salary pension scheme, a private pension or no pension at all, you are likely to wonder how much money you will actually need for retirement. Perhaps you are hoping to retire early and wonder if … Continue reading

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Pension changes – Annual Allowance and how it affects high earners.

There is something called the Annual Allowance which is the maximum pension contribution that an individual and employer can make into a pension.   The size of this annual allowance has been reduced from £40,000 to £10,000 for those earning … Continue reading

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New Years Resolutions

Around 50% of us make New Year’s Resolutions and “sort the finances out” must be one of the most popular: but that’s a little vague – it’s more a wish than a firm commitment to take action. Looking at the … Continue reading

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Pension Drawdown Freedom – Windsor

The new pension freedoms are great news for savers, with more flexibility and options for retirement now available. However, the freedoms also come with a level of risk, particularly for that first wave of savers looking to exercise their new … Continue reading

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Are you giving the Tax man lots of money?

Although, 38% of the nation thinks they’d be confident in sorting out their tax planning without help of professional advice, unbiased.co.uk’s research shows that three out of four (77%) Brits admit they haven’t done anything in the past 12 months to cut … Continue reading

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Difference between Flexible and Capped Drawdown Pensions – Windsor

At retirement you have the option to move into Income Drawdown, rather than take an annuity.  Drawdown is where your pension fund is still invested, however you are able to take an income from it at the same time.  This … Continue reading

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