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What Happens to a Pension in a Divorce?

As financial planners, we explore what the financial impacts of divorce are on a financial plan and provide assistance in more complicated areas such as pensions. This article provides an overview of the different ways pension rights can be divided on divorce and some of the implications to the member and ex-spouse.

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Daniel Boden

Chartered Financial Planner

Market Review January 2019 (covering December)

Good riddance to 2018! December proved to be one of the most challenging months for many years and 2018 one of the poorest periods for 10 years. Investors expecting a year end ‘Santa Rally’ were sorely disappointed. Market volatility was exacerbated by the Christmas break, with many key decision makers out of the office. Concerns around US interest rate policy, a partial US government shutdown and still frosty US-China relations all conspired to undermine confidence.

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Ermin Fosse

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The Pros and Cons of Commercial Property Ownership Through a SIPP

Specialist pension funds call a SIPP (Self Invested Personal Pension) or a SSAS (Small Self Administered Scheme) allow access to a wider choice of investments than conventional personal pensions. This includes direct investment in commercial property which means an individual’s pension fund can directly own (or part-own) a commercial property.

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Daniel Boden

Chartered Financial Planner