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How to avoid a pension scam

in Investments, Retirement planning, Thought leadership
Pension scams are becoming more frequent and costing victims an average of £91,000. According to recent data from Action Fraud, more than £23m was lost to scammers in 2017. Pension freedom has created many opportunities for scammers to target people approaching retirement with access to their retirement funds. Pension scams in numbers A total of [...]

Why women sometimes struggle to save for their retirement – and what can be done about it

in Financial education, Investments, Later life, Retirement planning, Thought leadership

Saving for retirement ahead of all the other daily pressures on finances can be tough. The challenge can be particularly difficult for women who take time out of work to raise a family. Research suggests that only 50 per cent of women in their 30s work full–time, compared with 81 per cent of men of the same age.