If inflation picks up, what is the impact on your retirement plans?

Inflation is defined as a general increase in prices and a decrease in purchasing power. For anyone nearing retirement, the threat of inflation presents a nightmarish scenario; fixed income being … Continue reading If inflation picks up, what is the impact on your retirement plans?

The parallels between success in running and personal financial planning

By Frank Conway These are weeks of New Year’s resolutions where plans are made with the best of intentions all over the world. Many plans focus on physical fitness while … Continue reading The parallels between success in running and personal financial planning

UK plans for radical cash-for-pension reform

Steve Webb, the UK Pensions Minister plans to introduce sweeping pension reform for retired workers that would give them power sell their pensions. An estimated five million pensioners could benefit … Continue reading UK plans for radical cash-for-pension reform