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Keep Your Powder Dry and Drawdown

Amid the uncertainty of Brexit, some might argue that the one positive the Osborne / Cameron axis did for the UK economy was introducing the Pensions Freedoms Act in 2015. While here at The Orchard [...]

September 18th, 2017|News|

Pension Advice Allowance

Financial decisions affecting your retirement income will be among the most important you’ll make during your lifetime and investing in timely financial advice could provide a welcome boost. Since April 2017 it has been possible [...]

September 14th, 2017|Pensions|

Popular Mortgage Deals in September 2017

Below are just a few of this month’s popular mortgage deals. Please get in touch with us to discuss any of these deals. Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

September 8th, 2017|Mortgages|

Lasting Power of Attorney

A will deals with matters in the event of your death, but what if you became unable to handle your affairs while still alive? As you get older, a physical or mental illness could affect [...]

September 7th, 2017|Wills & Inheritance Tax|

Is your pension tax efficient?

Since April 2015, pensioners have had greater freedom over how they manage their retirement savings. No longer forced to buy an annuity, they can now leave their money invested and draw an income from it [...]

August 31st, 2017|Pensions|

Don’t pay for your DIY disasters

The warmer weather might prompt you to finally get those home improvement projects underway, but are you covered if your DIY goes awry? With a free supply of hints, tips and video guides available at [...]

August 24th, 2017|Insurance|