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Welcome to your June issue

Defined benefit pensions: think before you transfer

In the world of personal finance, some topics begin to fade from the limelight almost as soon as they enter it. Not so defined benefits pensions.

If anything, this is even more of a hot topic now than it was when we first asked 'To transfer or not to transfer' in July last year. So this month we’re looking at what you should consider before you make a decision, and what to expect when you seek professional advice.

We’ll also cover important issues such as rising state pension age and the pros and cons of transferring private pensions into a single pot. And, of course, we’ll also consider how General Election uncertainty might affect pension stability.

Hope you find it useful.

John Lawson - Editor

Should you move your pensions into one pot?

It’s easy to lose track of your pensions if you’ve built up a collection of them over the years. But is there a downside to putting them all in the same pot?

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Why staying at home isn’t as safe as you might think

Brits these days are likely to tuck into a tikka masala as they are a plate of fish and chips. But have we acquired an appetite for foreign investment opportunities… and if not, why not?

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