Press play and watch as Andrew explores some of the most important retirement topics: from understanding investing to knowing your income options and from what makes a successful retirement to transferring your Final Salary pension.
Your Pension Income Options Explained
Retirement planning has become more complex since the introduction of Pension Freedoms; people at retirement age now have more options than ever before. Andrew explores the three main options.
Secrets of a Successful Retirement
Some people retire successfully, others struggle to mould their income to their desired retirement lifestyle. Andrew explains the retirement planning secrets of the successfully retired.
Should I Transfer My Defined Benefit Pension Fund?
If you have a Final Salary (or Defined Benefit) pension, you may be thinking about transferring to a personal pension or SIPP. But is it the right choice for you?
How to Invest Wisely for your Future
Investing wisely can be the difference between a comfortable or an uncomfortable retirement. The world of investing can seem baffling and complicated; Andrew explores a few basic principles to get you started.
The Truth About Money
Successful retirement planning will depend upon your attitude to money. On the whole, we’ve developed an unhealthy relationship with money: we can worry about it, be intimidated by it and obsess about it. So, what is its purpose?
A 6 Step Plan for a Successful Retirement
What does a successful retirement look like to you? Andrew explores the six steps you could be taking now to secure your ideal future retirement.
What do we mean by Risk?
Whenever you read or hear anything about investing, the term 'risk' won't be far away. But what do financial professionals mean by risk?
What is Financial Planning Anyway?
Andrew explores the key elements of financial planning and the reasons why is it an essential part of your retirement planning.
Understanding Investing: Introduction
Andrew introduces a 9 part video series: Understanding Investing for Those Who Don't Understand Investing
Understanding Investing: Asset Classes
In this video understand what is meant by the term 'asset classes'. In the next videos in the series you can understand more about each asset class: cash, Fixed Interest Securities, equities and property.
Understanding Investing: Cash
In this video on understanding investing I cover cash as an asset class.
Understanding Investing: Fixed Interest Securities
Watch this video to understand what is meant by the term Fixed Interest Securities. It is broken down into two parts: Government Bonds & Corporate Bonds
Understanding Investing: Equities
In this video on understanding investing, understand what is meant by the term 'equities'. Also known as shares.
Understanding Investing: Property
In this video on understanding investing, understand the asset class property. This includes residential property and commercial property.
Understanding Investing: Risk & Reward
In this video on understanding investing, understand what is meant by investment risk. Find out about volatility, why it is a necessary part of investing and why it reduces over time.
Understanding Investing: Diversification
In this video on understanding investing, understand how to build a 'diversified investment portfolio' so that you can reduce investment risk and maximise returns.
What is Volatility Anyway?
Investment bods like to talk about the 'volatility' of equity markets but what do they actually mean? Worrying about and avoiding stock markets may cost you more than you think. Watch this short video as I take you back to school with a simple example.