Retirement & pension planning
Our expert wealth planners shared their advice on pension planning and preparing for retirement. Read our educational content here.
Although we all know the cost of care in later life could be significant, few people realise the true extent of care home costs, nor do they adequately plan how to pay for them. Having a comprehensive wealth strategy in place can ensure you are financially prepared should you require long term care in the future.
If you are planning your retirement, it is important to understand the amount you can put into your pension each year in order to gain valuable tax relief, known as the ‘annual allowance’.
With our families’ future financial wellbeing always in the back of our minds, we’d all welcome legitimate ways to manage inheritance tax (IHT) liability. One way to do this is by investing in the Alternative Investment Market (AIM).
Nero Patel, Senior Wealth Adviser, explains how sensible cash flow modelling can help you to achieve your later-life goals. He presents a relatable case study, demonstrating how a financial planner can make your plans attainable rather than leaving things to chance.
The issue of inheritance tax planning will always be controversial. This is largely because it’s a secondary tax on accumulated wealth that has already been subject to tax, or even an inheritance that has already been subject to IHT.
Pension rule changes and financial planning might not be that exciting a topic – but, let’s face it, we are all mere mortals who are getting older and living older. This stark reality means we need to plan for a long retirement as effectively as we can. And we need to make sure our pension pots are as full of coin as they can possibly be. But how can we best plan for the future?
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