I get lots of emails these days about pretty much all aspects of personal finance. But as we have been dealing this seasons with the subject of The Great Transition, I thought I would pick out a few questions specific to the subject of retirement and investing in retirement, and try to answer them in this week’s show…
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Retirement Questions Answered
Rather than attribute these questions to individuals who have sent them, I have picked these six retirement questions because they represent the kinds of questions I have been getting. In a couple of cases, I have used the questions verbatim, but I have tidied the rest up to reflect the load of similar questions.
Remember, it's not too late to ask a question. If you have one, the best place is in the comments section below, or head over to the Ask Pete page, and maybe I'll record a video answer for you…
Here are the subjects of the six questions answered in this week's show:
- With markets high right now, how can I protect myself from a market correction if I'm about to start drawing from my portfolio?
- If my final salary pension is reduced for every year I take it early, how can I balance the reduced pension against receiving it for longer – which is the better deal?
- What benefits are there in working with a financial planner, rather than an IFA, if I have a specific plan for my drawdown? (This question also takes in the natural yield vs total return subject)
- Does it really make sense to secure some of my retirement income with annuity rates as low as they are?
- Are there any circumstances where it might make sense to intentionally go over the lifetime allowance?
- If I retire early, do I have to reduce my drawdown so my money doesn't run out?
Article: PwC blog on Lifetime Allowance
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