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Moneyetc March 2016

The new edition of our magazine – moneyetc ­– is now available to download free of charge. The magazine is packed full of the latest investment news, plus other personal finance matters that might be of interest to you.

Market Update – Britain decides to leave the EU


The British public has voted, and the UK will be leaving the European Union (EU).


Key changes to the pension regulations

Key changes to pension regulations

Saving for the future is imperative, which is why the government introduced radical changes to pensions in April 2015: to encourage people to plan more for retirement and take greater control of their financial future.

Tax Year Checklist

Tax Year End Checklist

Want to postion your finances better? Here is a list of tax considerations that everyone needs to think about every tax year

How does pension tax relief work?

How does pension tax relief work

You may have heard people talk about what a big deal it is, but how does pension tax relief work? Is it really as good as some suggest? And how can you make the absolute most of it?

Coping with financial difficulties

Coping with financial difficulties

It doesn’t matter how well off you are, almost all of us worry about money from time-to-time – and that anxiety can be exacerbated when it comes to coping with financial difficulties.

What is drawdown? Five things you need to know

What is drawdown

The 2015 pension freedoms have resulted in the rules around using your pension being completely rewritten. And this means that drawdown – once an option only accessible to certain people – is now available to every defined contribution pension holder. But what is drawdown? Here are five things you need to know.