The Equity Release Council (ERC) met with MPs and peers on 5 November to examine the current attitudes of older people towards saving for retirement.
The first Pension Clinic will be held from 9am - 12pm on Thursday 31 October at our office.
We are delighted to announce that Matthew Clark has been named as one of three finalists for the prestigious Personal Finance Society (PFS) Chartered Financial Planner of the Year Award 2013 (Individual).
Investing for income? When 1.5% on the High Street is the norm, is there a better way? We are holding this topical seminar in conjunction with experts from leading investment institutions on Thursday 24 October from 5pm to 7pm at the Exeter Golf & Country Club. As the event is filling up fast, to secure your free place, please call Leah Thorne on 01392 875500 or email events@SeabrookClark.co.uk
Pension savers who have opted to keep their funds invested instead of buying an annuity are benefiting from a rise in the income limit from October to its highest level for two years.
As a keen runner, I enjoyed watching the impressive performances of our Olympic athletes, Mo Farah and Jonathan Brownlee last weekend, and I will be cheering Bradley Wiggins as the cycling Tour of Britain heads for Dartmoor on Friday.
As a firm believer in charity, I am very excited that this weekend the Devon Air Ambulance Trust will be celebrating its 21st birthday. Like many charities across the West Country, they do invaluable work for local people, fulfilling a vital life-saving role. A successful charity requires diligent trustees, who are increasingly dependent on professional advice to support their decisions which must be reviewed on an annual basis to ensure any investments are suited to the charity’s needs.