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Could a SSAS Pension save my business in the current crisis?

Could a SSAS Pension save my business in the current crisis?

Unless you have a SSAS Pension set up and funded now, it’s probably too late to help in the short term during the current Covid-19 crisis.  But action now could provide support in the next six to nine months and as sure as eggs are eggs we will face another crisis and...

The cheapest money to borrow is your own!

The cheapest money to borrow is your own!

Very few owner directors of limited companies are aware that they are eligible to use their former employer or private pension funds as a source of cash to fund their current business. This is achieved through the use of a little known business SSAS Pension.  If you...

The Rule of 72 – making compound growth easy to understand!

The Rule of 72 – making compound growth easy to understand!

In our blog post How the Eighth Wonder of the World makes your pension funds grow we went into great detail on the mathematical formula that allows you to calculate the effect of compound interest. We lost many of you by the fourth paragraph – in which case you never...

Don’t be a lemming – a true story

Don’t be a lemming – a true story

At age thirty-odd I am probably the last of the woman amongst my friendship group to settle down and enter into a relationship. I didn’t go to university; in fact I didn’t even finish college, and although I have worked in the corporate world as a recruitment manager...

Your mindset is important

Your mindset is important

When we are children we always have a million questions. We are thirsty for knowledge and have exceedingly enquiring minds. By the time we reach early adulthood we are in danger of not asking any more questions. At this age we are trying very hard to get life ‘right’,...

Taking control of your financial future

Taking control of your financial future

There’s a big difference between taking control of your financial future and simply managing your finances. When you think about it, the standard model for managing our money consists of an income, a budget and clear visibility of all our liabilities each month so...

What do pension plans and advent calendars have in common?

What do pension plans and advent calendars have in common?

Hands up if you have a simple paper advent calendar? Is it with or without chocolate? How many of you have the reusable felt pockets or wood drawers calendar?  Or have you been treated to a luxury calendar filled with beauty items or alcohol?  Whichever one you have,...

Are you passing on your pension to the right person?

Are you passing on your pension to the right person?

The pension freedoms introduced in 2015 brought about many changes. One of the biggest was the ability to pass a pension on tax-free. Under these new rules, you can pass on your pension to the beneficiaries you have nominated without an IHT charge

Should you consolidate your personal pensions?

Should you consolidate your personal pensions?

Research suggests the average person has 12 jobs in a lifetime,1 which means many different pensions can be accumulated. It could be tempting to consolidate these pensions into one place, but before you do, what should you consider?

As a Limited Company Contractor what are my pension options?

As a Limited Company Contractor what are my pension options?

I currently have around eight years of corporate pension contributions from my full-time employee days, so my nest egg has been building nicely. However since I've been contracting for the last four years, I've not been paying anything into the pot, opting instead to...

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