Do I need to discuss the purchase of an annuity with my children?

29th April 2013

For many families financial decisions are done as a whole, and choosing an annuity can have real financial implications on your whole family and not just yourself.

Do I need to discuss the purchase of an annuity with my partner?

26th April 2013

As with many things in life, when you do make a big decision chances are that your partner is one person who you will want to share this with and they may even play an important role in helping you to make a well-informed decision.

How long are annuity payments guaranteed?

23rd April 2013

If you are heading towards retirement then chances are that an annuity is one option that you are actively considering as a way of permanently guaranteeing an income throughout your retirement, so you don’t have to worry about where your next pound is coming from.

What can I gain from speaking to an Independent Financial Advisor about my annuity?

20th April 2013

If you are looking to take out an annuity the chances are you will want to make sure that you have the best possible options on the table before you make an investment of this type – especially if you are going to be investing a great deal of cash into it.

What questions should I ask myself before purchasing an annuity?

18th April 2013

If it has to come to the time where you are considering the purchase of an annuity then chances are that there are so many questions that you will want to ask, and answers that you will want to have received before you make your final decision on which annuity you want to purchase.

Can I add on additional extras to my annuity?

14th April 2013

If you are approaching retirement age then chances are that looking at annuity options is something that you have either done already or are looking to do in the near future, and as such you will want to know as much as possible about the annuity options that are potentially available to you.

Do interest rates have an impact on my annuity income?

12th April 2013

The question of the impact that interest rates on annuity incomes is often hotly debated and unfortunately the answer has never been a simple “yes” or “no”.

What research do I need to undertake before purchasing an annuity?

9th April 2013

If you are considering purchasing an annuity then chances are it will be one of the most important financial decisions that you are going to make, and as such it’s really important that you research properly before you start making any decisions and that you get any help or advice that you need before you make choices about the type of annuity that you are looking to purchase.

Can Independent Financial Advisors talk me through my annuity options?

7th April 2013

If you have come to that time in your life when it’s worth starting to think about annuity options then chances are it’s quite easy to become overwhelmed with the sheer volume of options that are available to you.

How much of an impact does the value of my investment have on my annuity income?

3rd April 2013

One of the most important things that you need to know when taking out an annuity is how much return you are going to get for your investment and although some annuity rates are set, there are other factors which can have a major impact on the amount of annuity income that you receive and one of these factors includes the amount of investment that you make.