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The name ‘last-time buyers’ probably gives a lot away about who fits into the category. They are people who are planning to buy a home to live comfortably in during retirement, and potentially for the rest of their lives.

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As a soon-to-be parent, I find myself reflecting on the world our little sleep-depriver is about to enter. Today’s ‘yoof’ (I’m old enough to use that term now) are born into a world where the environment, corporate responsibility and sustainability …

We’re almost half way through 2018, and it’s likely that you’ve already thought ahead about some things. Maybe you’re planning a trip abroad during the summer holidays, or you’re a really eager Halloween costume aficionado (and we won’t mention those …

The way pensions are accessed at the beginning of retirement has changed since the introduction of Pension Freedoms in 2015. The reforms mean that those aged 55 and over are less restricted in their ability to access their retirement fund.…