Pensions

Work Till You Drop: Here Comes The Pension Age Increase

Pension Age Increase

The penny has dropped. Almost six years after originally laying out plans to increase the pension age, the UK government has finally confirmed that it will put the necessary legislation in place. To be clear, we are not talking about the state pension age here. That’s a whole different (albeit related) story. Instead, what’s being …

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Five Tips To Avoid Getting Hosed By Your Workplace Pension Provider

Say what you want about this wonderful government of ours, but when it comes to workplace pension schemes, it certainly has been on the ball. The mandatory enrolment, minimum employer contributions and generous tax breaks make UK pension schemes an incredibly effective wealth-building tool.  It certainly leaves its US sibling, the 401(k), in the dust. …

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Becoming A Pension Millionaire Is Easier Than You Think

road to becoming a pension millionaire

If you look across the pond, it’s clear that becoming a dollar millionaire simply doesn’t hold the same allure that it used to.   Cost of living increases, especially in housing and education, have eroded the real purchasing power of a million dollars.  At the same time, the bar for a “good” life (whatever that …

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Five Easy Hacks To Maximize Your Pension Value – Part 1

easy pension hacks

If you have read this and this then you know that contributing to a workplace pension scheme is one of my favourite wealth-building strategies. I have been focused on growing my pension pot for the better part of the past decade.  As a result of those efforts, the Banker on FIRE household pension value now …

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