Pensions & SIPPs

Should I choose an ISA or a workplace pension for my retirement fund?

Should I choose an ISA or a workplace pension for my retirement fund?

However you chose to prepare for your retirement, pay attention to charges and the underlying investments to get a good deal.

How should I invest £20,000 as a lump sum?

How should I invest £20,000 as a lump sum?

When you have £20,000 and have cleared your debts and repayed your mortgage, invest tax efficiently by using pensions and stocks and shares ISAs.

Can I invest my pension in property rather than buy an annuity?

Can I invest my pension in property rather than buy an annuity?

Independent financial advisor Sarah Bowles explains whether investing your pension in property rather than annuity is the right move.

VCTs provide income and pension alternative

VCTs provide income and pension alternative

More than one in six investing in VCTs this tax year will be newcomers, but can it provide an alternative to investing for income or pensions?

High pension fees lose their magnetism

High pension fees lose their magnetism

Legacy schemes often have rip-off charges that erode a pension's value over time. Now the Office of Fair Trading plans to crack down on bad value.

Where is the best place to invest £100,000?

Where is the best place to invest £100,000?

Principle of a financial planning company Francis Klonowski discusses how best to invest £100,000 for a relative on a state pension.

Pensions versus ISAs

Pensions versus ISAs

The question about choosing a pension or an ISA is not a clear cut one for most - it all depends on your financial circumstances.

Should I take a pension or redundancy payout?

Should I take a pension or redundancy payout?

Financial adviser Jason Witcombe considers whether it is better to take early retirement instead of a redundancy package.

Should I opt for a bigger lump sum even if it will cut my pension income?

Should I opt for a bigger lump sum even if it will cut my pension income?

Peter Chadborn, an independent financial adviser, outlines the the pros and cons of taking a levelling pension scheme over the standard option.

Why won't HMRC pay tax relief on my pension?

Why won't HMRC pay tax relief on my pension?

Patrick Connolly, certified financial planner at Chase de Vere, answers a pension tax relief question from a Moneywise reader.

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