annuity

5 Facts Many People Don’t Know About Annuities

by Tony Galloway on 1 Nov, 2012

In this tough economic climate, many of us are forced to seriously consider our finances for when we reach retirement. However, many people are unaware of annuities – what they are, why we need them and the options that are available when it comes to purchasing annuities. Your annuity will effectively shape your retirement, in […]

5 Things You Should Know About Your Pension

5 things you should know about your pension

by Rebecca Hall on 2 Apr, 2012

When surveyed in 2008, 39% of UK respondents said “I would rather enjoy a good standard of living today than save for retirement.” Around 10 million people save nothing at all for their future, and 4 million save not nearly enough. These 5 things to know about your pension are not handy hints on squeezing […]

The Annuity Question

The Annuity Question

Choosing an annuity is one of the biggest financial decisions you will ever make in your life. Now that the government has relaxed the rules on compulsory annuities an even bigger choice has come into play: whether to get an annuity at all. Of course, the option not to get an annuity is only applicable […]