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What does the Budget mean for you?

The Chancellor of the Exchequer presented his Autumn Budget to Parliament on 22 November 2017. Our Director of Policy Steve Webb explains five key things that you should takeaway this year

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Simple steps to a bigger pension

Following our simple rule of thumb can help make saving for a pension from an early age much less intimidating

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Managing your investments

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How does inflation affect your money?

If you don’t plan effectively, inflation could cause your pot of hard-earned cash to shrink

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Five ways to take your pension pot

The options for using your pension pot are more flexible than ever. But it’s important to understand how your decisions will affect your retirement income in the future

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What type of cover is best for you?

Life insurance can help to protect you and your family should the unthinkable happen. But are you clued up when it comes to the type of cover you need?

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Supporting yourself and your family

Grandparents are playing a bigger role in supporting families financially, but it is important to take your future needs into account

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10 steps to building a financial plan

Having a financial plan in place early on can make a big difference to your life further down the line

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Will your council pay for long-term care?

While the situation is different for every local authority, you may be entitled to help with your long-term care

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Self-assessment: What is it and do you need to do it?

With the January self-assessment deadline fast approaching it is time to get your tax return information in order, to avoid any potential fines later on

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How to stay one step ahead of pension scammers

Knowing what to look out for, and how to report anything suspicious, can help you to protect your pension pot from fraudsters

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Insight into Work

In 2017 we launched our brand new Royal London Insight into Work programme for members and their families

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How we make investment decisions

In order to grow your pot, there are a number of decisions we have to make when it comes to investing your money

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Don’t miss out on extra pension money

Taking full advantage of auto-enrolment, and knowing the maximum contributions offered by your employer, can help you to access extra money for your pension

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Should you lend money to your children?

There are important factors to consider when providing financial support to children purchasing a property

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Are you paying too much tax?

Making sure you are on the right tax code will help you to avoid losing too much of your hard-earned money

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Living together in later life

More couples are choosing to cohabit rather than marry in later life, but there are financial implications in doing so

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Five ways to save for your first house deposit 

Saving for a deposit is one of the biggest obstacles in getting onto the property ladder, but being aware of the many options available may help you to reach the sum you need

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Should you save or invest?

While savings accounts may seem like a safe place to keep your hard-earned cash, low interest rates mean it is not always the best option

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Are you entitled to any unclaimed money?

Billions of pounds are lying unclaimed in pensions, policies, accounts, investments and prizes across the UK. Is any of it yours?

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Pensions made easy

Pensions can be difficult to get your head around, but knowing the options can help you build the best nest egg possible for your retirement

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Can you leave a pension to your children?

Passing on your remaining pension pot can be a good way to help out loved ones in need, but it is important to understand exactly how the system works

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Is flexible retirement right for me?

On the surface flexible retirement may seem like an attractive option for many, but it is important to weigh up the practicalities

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Investing for uncertain times

Knowing how to make the most of stock market growth, while protecting yourself from any changes, can help your investments to perform well

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Planning a funeral for you or your loved one

While it’s not something we like to think about, having funeral plans in place can help remove the worry of costs later on for both you and your loved ones

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Sharing our success with you

One of the great things about being a member of Royal London is when we do well so do you, and that’s where ProfitShare comes in

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Experience work with us

We’ve had a good response to our new Insight into Work programme

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Community matters

The Royal London Foundation helps members support local organisations that make a difference in your communities

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The benefits you might be entitled to

If you are struggling to make ends meet, it is worth checking to see whether you are entitled to any of the many benefits available

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Pension tax relief: how to get £35,000 of free money

Saving into a pension, and taking advantage of tax relief, can be extremely rewarding

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Top 10: Tips to manage your money

If you struggle to manage your money and have little saved, you are not alone

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How to save enough for your pension

Paying as much as possible into a pension can help you enjoy the retirement you’ve always wanted

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Can you invest without risk?

Moving your money out of savings may seem tempting in a low interest rate environment, but can you invest without putting your nest egg at risk?

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