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Sandwich generation losing its filling

New research from online pension advice experts, Wealth Wizards, indicates that the ‘sandwich generation’ of Brits caught between looking after both the younger and older generation may be sacrificing their own financial security in order to financially support the generations on either side of them. Input from Phil Blows, Director, Wealth Wizards.

Article by: Phil Blows | Published: 4 July 2017

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Why don’t my employees care about their pension?

I was sitting with an employer last week talking through their efforts to get staff to plan for retirement. They had a generous pension scheme where employees contribute 3 percent and the employer will contribute 6 percent all the way up to a potential 6 percent employee and 12 percent employer. Article by Philip Blows, Director.

Article by: Philip Blows | Published: 18 March 2017

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Thinking big to solve a large-scale problem

The FCA’s recent Asset Management Market Study interim report provides a damning indictment of the fund management industry. It is long overdue. Article Michael Johnson.

Article by: Michael Johnson | Published: 7 March 2017

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Final salary schemes: stay in or cash out

Ian Price, Divisional Director for Pensions and Consultancy at St. James’s Place, comments on the increase in final salary pension transfer values as schemes look to offload liabilities.

Article by: Ian Price | Published: 27 January 2017

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Your company cares about your financial future (sort of)

For the majority of employees in the U.K there is free money available to them, often as much as a few hundred pounds each month, that they can claim with just an email to their Employer.

Article by: Wealth Wizards | Published: 6 January 2017

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Scotland: Could it become Greece without the sun?

Scottish independence would entail significant economic risk. Scotland’s budget deficit is currently over three times higher than the UK average as a perspective of GDP. North Sea oil and gas revenue expectations have plunged. Expected revenues of £6.8 to 7.9bn this year have fallen to just £0.5 to 2.8bn.

Article by: | Published: 11 July 2016