Pensions & SIPPs

Find the best way to boost your income

Find the best way to boost your income

Head of investment at Interactive Investor Rebecca O'Keeffe outlines what options are available to provide income in today's low interest rate environment.

Should I pay for buy-to-let with cash or a mortgage?

Should I pay for buy-to-let with cash or a mortgage?

David Hollingworth from London & Country Mortgages says buy-to-let should be approached as a medium- to long-term investment.

Putting the spotlight on pension investing

Putting the spotlight on pension investing

The main decision that determines how well off you'll be in retirement revolves around where to invest.

Should I pay off my mortgage or build up my ISA?

Should I pay off my mortgage or build up my ISA?

Financial planner Patrick Connolly says it is usually a good idea to try to pay off a mortgage as soon as possible.

What to consider when investing

What to consider when investing

Risk is an inherent part of investing but it is possible for cautious and balanced investors to control that risk by spreading their money across a variety of asset classes.

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.

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