Managing your finances
Books, articles and useful links to help you plan and manage your retirement finances.
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- Online articles
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- Books and articles from the library
The good retirement guide
Jonquil Lowe (34th ed. Kogan Page, 2020)
Provides information, suggestions and advice on a broad range of subjects to help you enjoy your retirement to the full. Chapters include health, property, investment, leisure, paid work, voluntary work, pensions and tax.
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Drawing down in a pandemic
Article on the financial impact of Covid-19 on retirees in the US and how the pandemic is challenging old assumptions about withdrawal strategies.
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Rattiner's secrets of financial planning : from running your practice to optimizing your client's experience
Financial planning involves everything from determining the client's financial position, cash flow, and investment strategies, to income tax planning, risk management, insurance, and retirement and estate planning. Financial planners and advisors are responsible for recommendations and decisions that help people define and achieve their financial goals.
Daily Telegraph tax guide 2020
The Daily Telegraph Tax Guide is the UK's bestselling tax handbook, containing everything you need to know about completing a self-assessment tax return for 2019/20.
Good retirement guide 2020, The: everything you need to know about health, property, investment, leisure, work, pensions and tax
This book is packed with information, suggestions and advice on every aspect of retirement and beyond. It aims to inspire you to do things you've never thought of, and help you to sort out the practicalities should you have not already explored the opportunities available. It is an invaluable resource book which will help you enjoy your retirement to the full.
Financial Times guide to saving and investing for retirement: the definitive handbook to securing your financial future.
This title provides everything you need to know about how to save and invest so that you can successfully plan for your retirement. It contains information on taxes, ISAs, pensions, investing across different assets and buying property
How the stock market really works: the guerrilla investor's secret handbook
A guide to investing for non-specialists.
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Offers tips on managing finances for those who leave the workforce earlier than planned. Written from a US perspective.
Managing your wealth after you make it to retirement
With some people now living as long as 30 years past retirement, this article discusses how best to manage your money. Includes tips on when to retire, investment strategy and budgeting.
A benefit or a curse?
Discusses the new pension freedoms to be implemented in April 2015 in Great Britain and the need for careful retirement planning.
Measuring how much we need for retirement
The article focuses on a study conducted by research actuary Megan Butler about retirement adequacy goals for South African households. Topics discussed include factors influencing how adequate retirement savings are, such as tax rule changes and consumption, and an eight-step model that Butler used to estimate retirement adequacy target.
The retirement conundrum convention
A recent white paper by Lonsec and Milliman explores the conundrum facing retirees trying to balance security of income against the need for investment growth to fund greater longevity. With a variety of new solutions coming onto the market, this could be the time to rethink conventional wisdom, according to James Holt.
Female pension savers at all-time low
The number of women preparing adequately for retirement through a pension is at an all-time low and remains well behind the preparation levels of their male counterparts, according to research by Scottish Widows
Plan your retirement income
Guidance from Gov.uk on pension planning and options.
Pensions Advisory Service
Useful information on company, personal and stakeholder schemes as well as state pension options.
A UK government service providing free and impartial advice on defined contribution pension options.
National Insurance and tax after State Pension age
Information from GOV.UK on National Insurance contributions after state pension age, age-related tax allowances and claiming back tax or National Insurance.
Guidance from HMRC covering basic background information, trusts and specific guidance for solicitors and tax advisers.
Money Advice Service: Retirement
Retirement planning guidance from the Money Advice Service, a free, independent service set up by the UK government. Topics include pension options and how to maximise income.
Which? Money: Pensions and Retirement
Advice from Which? on financial planning, understanding pensions and other income options.
The Chartered Accountants Benevolent Association, which supports ICAEW Chartered Accountants and their families through difficult and challenging times, provides practical resources and tips to help you if you face financial challenges, require debt advice or need assistance with benefits. CABA provides assistance to ICAEW members and students as well as the families of current, former or deceased ICAEW members.
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