Focusing on self-actualisation in retirement

To enjoy a financially secure retirement, it’s important to spend time doing some in-depth thinking well in advance to determine your goals and requirements in order to achieve the lifestyle you dream of. You need a robust financial plan.

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AI & Scams

Although there is much excitement surrounding the advent and development of artificial intelligence (AI), there are some serious risks involved – namely, the prevalence of scams that are becoming increasingly sophisticated.

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The surging cost of retirement

According to the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA)1, a ‘moderate’ standard of living that includes £55 per week on groceries, a two-week all-inclusive holiday, £10 a week on takeaways and £100 a month to take others out for a meal, could cost a single person £31,300 a year, which is £8,000 more than last year. For couples, £43,100 a year is required to live at this standard.

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New Pension Tax Framework

Discover the key changes to the UK's pension tax framework that came into effect 6 April 2024 and how they impact your retirement planning.

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Wealth Transfer Gains Momentum

Recently published research suggests the long-heralded ‘great wealth transfer’ is now firmly underway, which inevitably heightens the need for carefully considered intergenerational financial planning as assets continue to flow down the generations.

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Calling All Savers – Make sure your Pension is on Track

Making sure your savings are on track for retirement is crucial. The good news is that there’s been an uptick in 45-54-year-olds taking action to save more for retirement, according to a recent study.

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New tax year: Spring clean your finances

As the calendar pages turn to a new tax year, it’s a perfect moment for a bit of financial spring cleaning. With the arrival of the new tax year, there’s a fresh opportunity to review, reset, and rejuvenate your financial strategy. Whether you’re aiming to grow your savings, optimize your investments, or just get a clearer picture of where you stand, now is the time to take action. Here are some the things to consider early on in a new tax year.

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Surmounting bias, fostering mentorship and paying it forward: Amy Chidgey

In celebration of International Women's Day 2024, Tavistock Investments is shining a spotlight on some of our colleagues and their journeys within the finance and investment sector.

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Lifetime ISAs Explained

An ISA is a valuable tax wrapper around your savings and investments. Paying no tax means your savings and investments can grow faster.

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Navigating Change and the Path to Leadership: Johanna Rager

In celebration of International Women's Day 2024, Tavistock Investments is shining a spotlight on some of our colleagues and their journeys within the finance and investment sector.

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