Could a self-invested personal pension (SIPP) be right for you?

By Ian Crompton on Sep 17, 2018 10:27:00 AM

A self-invested personal pension (or a SIPP for ease) is a scheme that takes full advantage of the new pension freedoms in the UK. It’s a scheme that provides flexibility in regards to what you can do with your investments, and as such, is a great option for those who don’t want to succumb to the rigidity of traditional scenes that limit you to buying a fixed income with your pension pot.

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5 Things You Need to Know About SIPPs

By Ian Crompton on Sep 10, 2018 9:51:00 AM

1. SIPPs are incredibly tax-efficient

When investing through a company pension scheme, your contributions are made prior to your income being taxed. However, with a SIPP your contributions will be made after your income has been taxed. The SIPP provider will automatically claim the basic rate of 20% and add it to your pension pot. This means that if you contribute £80 into your SIPP, a total of £100 will be invested.

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An introduction to SIPPS - what you need to know

By Ian Crompton on Jul 5, 2018 12:11:19 PM

In recent years, the pensions and financial services market has undergone considerable growth, with some exciting new investment options. At the same time, making provisions for our later years has become increasingly important. 

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