Retirement & pension planning
Our expert wealth planners shared their advice on pension planning and preparing for retirement. Read our educational content here.
In this world of ours very little stands still. The same can be said for the pensions landscape. As high earners are faced with even more restrictions and potential pitfalls, it is vital to understand the rules and seek specialist wealth planning advice. Luckily, there are plenty of tax-efficient options available to high earners wanting to save for retirement.
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?
Following the UK’s most recent Budget, we revisit our Post-COVID-19 Wealth Planning Guide on tax to look at just how the changes announced could affect you, as well as the potential for more changes to come.
There is a limit to how much you can save into your pension tax-free over your lifetime, known as the lifetime allowance (LTA). It’s been controversial because the government has steadily reduced the limit down from £1.8m in 2012 to its current level of £1,073,100.
Head of UK Financial Planning, David Goodfellow outlines what you should be doing now to make sure that you are well prepared for the new tax year starting 6 April 2021.
In this article we talk about how to maximise your personal pension tax relief, check your unused pension allowance and follow the pension carry forward rules.
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