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Retirement purchasing power “pummelled” as inflation soars

Pension experts are warning that those planning for retirement will need to significantly increase their pension pots to keep up with soaring inflation. Key points include: Current CPI inflation is at a 30-year high of 6.2% and the Bank of England expects it to increase further in the coming months. Someone retiring at the end […]

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Inflation is back, but RetireEasy is here to help you plan for it.

Inflation is on the rise, bringing with it major concerns for anyone planning their retirement finances. Here, Mark Soper ACII offers ways to help you factor the risks of continuing inflationary pressures into your plans. RetireEasy’s LifePlans enable users to plan over 40 years of retirement and provide for an average annual inflation rate. But, […]

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Investment Market Update: West braces itself for escalating situation

Mark Soper ACII looks at the potential fallout from the war being waged upon the people of Ukraine as well as the other pressures upon the financial markets. The Russian invasion of Ukraine continues to dominate the news today, with cameras capturing the horror that its proud and independent people are experiencing, and the news […]

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Spot the “dog”: UK investors pay dearly for poorly performing funds

Just how well have your investments fared recently; and, just as pertinently, how much are you paying for the privilege? Twice a year, online investment company BestInvest names and shames what it colourfully calls “dog funds” which, in its own words, are “the bad mutts of the fund management industry”. To make the list, a […]

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You can now include all your additional savings, investments and Pension Contributions between now and your retirement, taking into account increasing these Additional Contributions year-on-year and stipulating whether these are one-off or recurring contributions. As always, you can revisit these projections and change them at any time either when your expectations change, or you have real numbers to replace projections already made.

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