Pensions

Plan To Allow First-Time Buyers To Access Pensions For House Deposit Comes Under Fire

As the Housing Secretary calls on the government to allow first-time buyers to access their pension funds to help fund a deposit on a house, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) argue against the proposal.

Charles James Named in FTAdviser's Top 100 Financial Advisers 2018

Charles James Financial Planning is delighted to announce our inclusion into FTAdviser’s Top 100 Financial Advisers 2018!

No-Deal Brexit: Pensions, Savings and Mortgages

Just seven months remain until the UK leaves the European Union, and with an ever increasing chance of a “No-Deal Brexit”, we take a look at what that means for you.

Get Advice Before Withdrawing From Your Pension

Pensions freedoms have brought financial flexibility for those entering retirement age, however you must be aware of the consequences of withdrawing lump sums from your pension pot, especially if you plan on doing so before retirement age.

35 Year Olds Should Have Double Their Salary in Savings

According to a leading investments firm, workers should have double their annual salaries in savings by the time they reach their mid-30s.

Budget 2017: Housing, Tax, Savings & Pensions

The 2017 Budget was delivered on 22nd November by Chancellor Philip Hammond, and contained big changes, particularly for first time buyers.