Does money really bring happiness?

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According to a recent lifestyle study over 50s are far more bothered with their bank balance than they are about their health. The majority of over 50s prioritized saving money for their hobbies and travelling during retirement over their own wellness. What is more important to you? Your health or your wealth, personally I believe that wealth isn’t necessarily the key to happiness. Having a lot...

6 Steps to consider before retirement

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I’ve seen a lot of clients looking to retire over the last few years and I don’t think I’ve ever met a client that has ticked every box when thinking about their long term retirement. These are the 6 key steps we feel you should always do and take before considering retirement: Get a full medical – it seems very obvious but I know very few clients that actually do it. The difference this information...

The ABC of Workplace Pensions

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The ABC of Workplace Pensions Changes to the law with the introduction of what’s known as “Automatic Enrolment” mean that you could get extra money from your boss paid into your pension pot each month. The good news is that employers are required to make contributions to pension schemes as part of changes in the law with the introduction of what’s known as “Automatic Enrolment.” It’s...