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How much should you be saving into a pension?

2018-10-03T13:24:24+00:00 Blog|

Knowing when to start a pension and how much to save are two common dilemmas savers face. If recent figures are anything to go by, it’s clear that this indecision is having a detrimental effect on our finances. As a nation we’re living longer but aren’t saving enough for our retirement, which is forcing our [...]

Will Time Solve the Gender Pension Gap?

2018-09-17T08:05:57+00:00 Blog|

By Rosie Murray-West Much has been written and many hands have been wrung over the gap between women’s and men’s pension provision. Despite societal changes, the gender difference in the amount put away for retirement remains stubbornly high. Men’s pensions are far bigger than women’s, meaning that when they retire they will have more to [...]

3 top tips for getting your finances back in shape after a summer of spending

2018-09-03T07:59:54+00:00 Blog|

Most of us start a new year full of good intentions and resolutions when it comes to our finances. But it can be easy to get lulled into a false sense of security. With the spending fever of Christmas safely done with for another year, we resolve to make sensible decisions and start saving regularly [...]

Top tips for getting employees engaged with their finances

2018-07-30T08:36:32+00:00 Blog|

The expectation for employers to step up and take responsibility for setting their employees on the right track for a financially secure future has become increasingly prominent in recent years. The Wealth Wizards Working Late Report recently showed that over half (59%) of Brits aged between 18 and 34 believe that their employers should be [...]

Employee Benefits: Foreign and Commonwealth Office launches new financial tool for 12,500 employees

2018-07-17T08:41:23+00:00 Media|

Wealth Wizards has been featured in an article on Employee Benefits, announcing the launch of our latest tool Money Wizard at the Foreign Commonwealth office. “Foreign and Commonwealth Office launches new financial tool for 12,500 employees". "Money Wizard, which launched on 4 June 2018, was created by Wealth Wizards, and is designed to help and support [...]

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 [...]

Do you have a forgotten pension pot somewhere?

2018-06-15T09:19:03+00:00 Blog|

Simon Brooke Do you have a pension pot somewhere that you’re unaware of or that you’ve simply forgotten about?  As more of us move jobs more frequently the chances are that increasingly the answer is yes.  Moving house can add to the risk of pensions going unclaimed as people forget to inform their pension provider [...]

Pension Pitfalls & How to Avoid Them

2018-06-13T07:47:00+00:00 Blog|

Over time the term ‘retirement’ has picked up an air of foreboding. Every day it seems, there is a new headline warning us of the impending doom and gloom associated with an aging population, the burgeoning strain on state pension provision and an ever-increasing retirement age that will see many of us working into our [...]