Pensions might be dull but we’re not!
Sometimes when the subject of pensions comes up then people often start to doze off zzzzz…
At Rescue my Pension we are different. Not only do we not use outdated and ineffective pensions, we like to have fun.
So for our next free Facebook competition we are giving away a pair […]
Donald Trump once said: “Well, real estate is always good, as far as I’m concerned.”
Most people would agree that property investment in the long term is a good investment. The reasons are plain to see, a proven track record, income from day one, you can leverage, etc. If this is the case then why is it only a small minority of people actually takes action and invests? Why do only some people choose to prosper from property investment?
Two big pieces of news this week may shape the future of pensions for public and private sector workers forever. Late last week we had the European Court of Justice banning risk assessment based on your gender, declaring that it is a breach of EU rules on equality.
Then yesterday the long awaited Hutton report was released recommending that public sector workers should invest more, work longer and earn less for pensions.
So what does this all mean?
Inflation has been making all the headlines and it’s important to understand why pensions are adversely affected by inflation. Yet at the same time, inflation can be beneficial to property investors. First a quick look at why inflation is here to stay.