The Foreign Commonwealth Office launches Money Wizard

2018-07-17T08:22:06+00:00 Press|

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) last week launched Money Wizard for their employees - an innovative online financial tool created by Wealth Wizards. Designed to help support the financial wellbeing of its 12,500 employees, Money Wizard provides FCO employees with help identifying their financial priorities and a series of tools and tips around how [...]

Brits are wising up to their pensions but are employers keeping up?

2017-04-05T12:57:50+00:00 Press|

68% of UK workers would prefer their employer to put more money in their pension than give them common employee benefits like discount vouchers for shops or gym memberships Two thirds (66%) would be keen to hear about a way of saving that meant they would still have enough money left over to enjoy life [...]

Is financial stress detrimental to the health of working Brits?

2017-03-13T10:56:12+00:00 Press|

• 70% of working Brits think being in poor financial health impacts their physical health, emotional wellbeing and stress levels • 60% said they have experienced a great deal of stress over their finances • 62% are anxious about not having enough money when they retire In today’s tumultuous political and economic climate stress levels [...]

New mobile version of Pension Wizard

2017-02-27T09:00:10+00:00 News, Press|

Wealth Wizards were the first to market offering digital advice in the employee space. Seven years on, today at Finovate, they have announced the new mobile version of their Pension Wizard advice application, offered to employers and deployed to employees to support them with their workplace pension. The team, including Wealth Wizards Chief Executive Andrew [...]

1/2 of Brits don’t know about pensions, are we totally unprepared for retirement?

2017-01-23T09:53:30+00:00 News, Press|

Wealth Wizards research has been featured in an online article on HRNews, alongside a  quote from our CEO Andrew Firth. Andrew Firth, Chief Executive, Wealth Wizards said: “Auto-enrolment is a good start in encouraging people to take control of their financial future and planning for retirement. However, the level of misconception uncovered by this research [...]

Are Brits totally unprepared for retirement?

2017-01-16T15:53:16+00:00 Press|

When the concept of auto-enrolment was introduced in 2012 it seemed like a positive development – forcing employers and employees alike to make responsible pension provisions. However, upon closer examination it appears that there is a real danger that it has created a false sense of security in employees, with them believing that no further [...]

The New Salary-Sacrifice Proposals: what do they mean for Pension & Benefits strategy?

2016-10-31T09:12:52+00:00 Press|

Wealth Wizards has been featured in an online article on The HR Director. The article discusses the new proposed rule changes around salary sacrifice, where employees opt to sacrifice part of their salary for specific company benefits, leaving many people now wondering what the best course of action is for them. One proposed solution to [...]

Wealth Wizards releases ‘state pension age calculation’ API

2017-01-13T15:48:13+00:00 Press|

Online pension adviser and technology provider Wealth Wizards has today launched a State Pension Age Calculation API (Application Programming Interface) as part of its commitment to the sector to exchange ideas and share best practice. Hosted on the dedicated Wealth Wizards Engineering site the State Pension Age Calculation API is free to use, and [...]