Whether you are approaching retirement or in the earlier stages of saving for the all-important later stages of life, it is likely that you will be faced with what can appear to be a bewildering amount of choices or options.

Our in-depth retirement planning experience and specialist expertise can help you cut through the complexities of the pension world and focus on what is really important to you, identifying your needs and aspirations.

Whether you are approaching retirement or in the earlier stages of saving for the all-important later stages of life, it is likely that you will be faced with what can appear to be a bewildering amount of choices or options.

Approaching Retirement

Our retirement planning guidance will help you understand your options and enable you to make an informed decision on what is the best plan for you to achieve the financial security crucial to retirement.

It is absolutely crucial to make the right decisions as you approach retirement, as these will make a substantial difference to the quality of your later life and impact upon the legacy you leave behind for your beneficiaries. What type of retirement product is suitable for you will be determined by an array of different factors.

Our annuity service compares the contract offered by your existing provider with that available in the wider market and in most cases we find we can push up your retirement income simply by securing a better rate with a different company. In addition, we consider other factors including your state of health which in many cases can increase the annuity rate offered meaning more retirement income for you.

Ensuring that your death benefit options are in place and reviewing the flexibility of your current scheme to ensure that this wealth may be passed onto the next generation is part of the pension advice service we offer.

Planning for Retirement

No matter your stage in life, being well prepared for your retirement will always be important.

It is likely to take many years to accumulate sufficient financial resources to fund the retirement lifestyle you want and meet needs that arise. The number of saving and investment options available to you, and the vast range of different financial strategies at your disposal, can be daunting.

The changes introduced to pensions in 2015 have given people greater access to their funds, but such freedoms should be wisely considered against potential tax implications. That’s where our specialist expertise, experience and reliability matters most – from designing your retirement plan to regularly reviewing it over the years to ensure it remains on track.

Passing on your pension to the next generation by putting in place the relevant nominations may help you take advantage of the new rules, even if you are in retirement. Pension arrangements are worth reviewing regularly.

Whether you are retired, approaching retirement or the later stages of life are way off in the distance, to see how we can help you, please contact us.