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Retired women could be owed millions in underpaid state pensions

Older women are being warned that they should check for a missing ‘marriage uplift’ that could be worth £10,000 or more, following a series of mistakes. Under old state pension rules, there was a promise to pay married women a … Continue reading

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The New Help to Buy ISA – Windsor

During the 2015 Budget announcement, the Chancellor, George Osborne revealed a new type of ISA, to be made available to the public in the Autumn of this year. The Help to Buy ISA is sure to be of interest to … 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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Property Prices Update – Windsor

Greater caution appears to be being exercised across the UK housing market as house price momentum slowed to the same level it was 16 months ago, according to the latest Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Residential Market Survey. Nationally, … Continue reading

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Understanding Active vs Passive Strategies – Windsor

The debate about whether a passive or an active investment strategy produces a better return for investors is one that has rumbled amongst financial planners for as long as passive strategies have been in existence. For you as a client, … 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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Financial Planning for the end of tax year – Windsor

The nights are finally starting to get a little lighter – maybe we can start looking forward to Spring after all. In financial services, Spring means two things; the Budget (on March 20th this year) and the end of the … Continue reading

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Financial Planning – Windsor

Clearly the average client’s planning needs are completely different in their twenties to their fifties and, while it’s true to say there’s no such thing as an ‘average’ client, this short guide will hopefully help to set most people on … Continue reading

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9 financial planning steps you should take in the 5 years before you retire – Windsor

For most of us, it’s simple. Go to work every month, get paid, have a look at the pension deduction on your wage slip. Once a year you receive a pension update that you don’t really understand. Oh well, pop … Continue reading

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