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Dividend Cuts – A Prudent Measure?

Dividend Cuts – A Prudent Measure?

Dividend Cuts A Prudent Measure? It has been a challenging time for UK dividends. In the second quarter of the year, they experienced their biggest quarterly fall on record, declining by 57% (over £22bn). At least 30 companies reduced their dividends, with a further 176 cancelling them entirely. Despite this,

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Maintain Your Retirement Focus

Maintain Your Retirement Focus

Maintain your retirement focus, whether you’re 20 or 50+ Nearly a fifth of people (18%) aged 50 and over say their retirement plans have already been impacted or may be impacted by the pandemic, recent research has revealed*. Of these respondents, 25% say they have not been able to retire

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The Intergenerational Impact of Coronavirus

The Intergenerational Impact of Coronavirus

The Intergenerational Impact of Coronavirus The pandemic has touched the lives of billions of people. Everybody, it seems, has been impacted in some way. However, evidence shows that the pandemic has affected different age groups in very different ways. A recent report* indicates that although older generations have suffered the

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Spreading Risk Makes Sense

Spreading Risk Makes Sense

Spreading Risk Has Always Made Sense Almost exactly 50 years ago, a company few people had previously heard of was hitting the headlines as the price of its shares went stratospheric. A few months later it came back to earth with a crash. Fortunes were made and lost after mining

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Protecting your Investment Portfolio

Protecting your Investment Portfolio

Protecting your Investment Portfolio The pandemic has placed immense pressure on financial markets across the globe. Markets hate uncertainty and, in recent months, that has been one commodity not in short supply. Heightened volatility, however, does always demonstrate one investment certainty – the importance of portfolio diversification as a means

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Get a Free Pension Review

Get a Free Pension Review

Worried your pension will not be enough? Use our service for peace of mind after a full review & tailored financial services. Pensions are not always the most exciting of topics, and almost everyone agrees that they have become so complex due to the numerous changes in legislation, new regulatory

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An Introduction to Pensions

An Introduction to Pensions

Getting to grips with the basics Pensions are typically viewed as being complex and difficult to understand. As a result, people often delay starting one or ignore the issue altogether. In reality, though, the basics are relatively simple and taking time to understand them now could have a huge impact

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Pension Top Tips

Pension Top Tips

Top Tips For Retirement Saving It’s never too early to start saving into a pension… You should start saving for retirement as early as possible as the sooner you begin the longer your savings have to grow. While other financial challenges can make this difficult, investing regular amounts in a

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