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The Pension Confident Podcast

Mar 24, 2022

Data from the Office for National Statistics suggests that one in four people think of their property as a way of funding retirement. The property market has seen huge growth over the decades, rising way above inflation. But does investing in property at the expense of your pension really make more sense financially?

We look into the mortgage versus pension debate with the help of: 

*Just a couple of extra points around pensions and beneficiaries that we didn’t mention on the podcast:

  • Pensions usually fall outside of someone’s estate, but not 100% of the time.
  • When someone passes away before age 75, tax is treated the same regardless of whether they have previously accessed their pension or not.


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