Skipton Financial Advisers Knowledge Centre

Knowledge Centre

Latest insights and resources

What happens if I die before retirement?

There is a cruelty to the fact some people who save into a pension won’t live long enough to enjoy it – but the good news is that loved ones can still benefit from this pot of money.

How to keep track of my pension

How to keep track of my pension

Keeping track of your pension is another piece of wisdom that is universally considered a good idea. Yet it’s difficult to know how to do it, and may require pension advice from pension experts.

Why get financial advice?

Why get financial advice

When it comes to your money, seeking financial advice from an expert can have an equally positive impact on this hugely important area of your life. 

What is an annuity?

Annuity

If you’re a keen reader of the financial press you will have seen a lot about them over recent years – but what is an annuity? Until recently at least, it was the most common route for people to fund their retirement, but there has been some controversy over falling annuity rates. To explain annuities, here are five things you need to know. 

The importance of having a Will

Will

More than half of UK adults are failing to recognise the importance of having a Will, according to October 2015 research by Unbiased. This is despite the fact that a) it is easy to set up a basic Will, and b) not having one could have negative consequences for your loved ones.