Pensions & SIPPs

Why purely income-based portfolios are a bad idea

Why purely income-based portfolios are a bad idea

Retirees often move their whole portfolio into high-yield assets, hoping to live off the income. It's a mistake that leaves you highly vulnerable, warns Rebecca Taylor.

Rewriting the investment rules for a new era

Rewriting the investment rules for a new era

Longer lives, lower or negative interest rates, income scarce and inflation resurgent - the investment rules have changed, say Blackrock. Here's how to stay ahead of the curve.

How income seekers can cut pension deficit risk

How income seekers can cut pension deficit risk

With huge pension deficits raising dividend risk, Ben Hobson at Stockopedia has used a popular income strategy to find 11 high-yielding shares with no pension problems.

Fund tips for pre and post-retirement portfolios

Fund tips for pre and post-retirement portfolios SIPP fund choices drawdown

More investors are in charge of their own retirement destinies, but the choices can be daunting. Helen Pridham asks the experts what a well-crafted SIPP portfolio should look like.

What the future of pensions looks like

What the future of pensions looks like gamification dashboard mobile tech

The pensions industry has to revolutionise to meet the demands of millennials, argues Andrew Storey at eValue, and that means embracing the potential of technology.

Investing for children: Five myths busted

Investing for children: Five myths busted ISA SIPP JISA tax parents grandparents

Investing for children is often seen as a fiddly business, and there are a number of myths to debunk. Tom Stevenson at Fidelity sifts out the fairy tales from the facts.

Top pension tips for ultra-low interest rates

Top pension tips for ultra-low interest rates

Halving UK rates will push income from annuities to all-time lows. Steven Cameron at Aegon explains the other ways to maximise your retirement money.

How to Brexit-proof your pension pot

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Positioning your pension before the EU vote is just a bet, writes Yoram Lustig, but he still has some ideas to help protect your nest-egg.

The best ways to build up your SIPP

The best ways to build up your SIPP

Long-term investment experts share their tips for savvy SIPP investing. They also name some choice funds and investment trusts to deliver growth and ride out volatility.

When low investment risk means loss

risk vs reward

With ever more people relying on their investments to keep them going in retirement, we investigate how to target the right amount of risk to beat the fees.

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