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It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the mass of available information about retirement, pensions and investment. My own blog can be daunting – many articles are relatively long simply because I want to offer you detailed and valuable insights.

To make things easier I’ve handpicked a selection of articles, podcasts, special reports and more that my readers tell me are helpful. These have been particularly popular with our Members. Visit the Blog, Podcasts, or Resources section for much, much more.

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The Essential Collection


Property and the F.R.E.S.H investment strategy

Property investment has many benefits if you are planning for retirement. However there are also dangers that can lead to disappointing performance unless the challenges are recognised and allowed for during acquisition.

In this article I explore why property investment presents such a good investment choice for retirement planning. You’ll also understand the F.R.E.S.H investment strategy, developed as a simple but effective approach for investment in property, whether you choose to invest directly or within a regulated pension scheme. More…


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Ten strategies for a prosperous retirement

We all dream of a prosperous retirement but a significant percentage of us arrive at retirement age and feel unhappy that our income is not what we wanted it to be. Unfortunate events may throw us off course. Read this article and consider the ten important strategies that can help you plan and achieve the prosperous retirement that you want. More…


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Four stages of retirement

Making sure we have a happy and prosperous retirement is not down to luck. We can do much to influence and design our own future. In this article Rod Thomas discusses the four life stages of retirement: changeover, flow, contemplation and completion. You’ll find out what each means, how to benefit from each stage and the questions to ask to develop key elements of your own retirement plan. More…


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Richer Retirement – your personal roadmap

SPECIAL REPORT FOR DOWNLOAD. Ready for a Richer Retirement? Maybe your pension is frozen or underperforming? Are you off-track for the retirement you want? This Special Report is a starting point for analysing where you are now, then identifying the most important factors for getting to where you want to be. Download the Special Report now. More…


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Alternative Investments: Nine mistakes you must avoid

SPECIAL REPORT TO DOWNLOAD. Chosen wisely, the right alternative investments can deliver considerable returns whether you are looking for income or growth, with good security coverage. Get it wrong and you could lose your shirt. In this special report Rod Thomas identifies the nine most important mistakes to avoid and provides clear direction on how to spot the winners. More…


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