Monthly Archives: October 2015

Should you be worried during significant market falls?

A recent Standard Life article suggests that in simple terms, you probably shouldn’t be worried about recent market falls. Most of us are investing over the long term, and significant market falls happen periodically. Generally, the wrong thing to do when markets fall by a reasonable margin is to panic and sell out of the market – this just locks …

Do you know your pension pot value?

New research from Retirement Advantage shows that despite the new pension freedoms introduced in April, over a quarter of people aged over 50 don’t know how much money they have saved in order to fund their retirements. According to the research, the new freedoms place even greater responsibility on individuals to take control of their own finances. …