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Bristol’s friendliest Retirement Planning Service

Are you worrying about your retirement?  Do you understand the new pension rules and what they mean to you?  How will you know that you are making the right choices for you and your family?

This is a new exciting time in your life.  Really!  Over the years we have enjoyed helping many people like you plan new adventures and projects.  Once you start you will realise that the list is endless.  In fact, if you are like our other clients, you won’t know how you found the time to work..

Why we're different

  • Personalised Service
  • Over 30 Years Experience
  • Award Winning Financial Planners
  • Dedicated to helping you.
  • Hillary Carden

    Hi, I'm Hilary! Owner of Cardens. We're here ready to help you with your pension and retirement planning so you can create the very best future life.

    Give me or the team a call now on 0117 290 0370 for more information or to take advantage of a free 60 minute planning meeting

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It's all about you

We believe in building long term relationships rather than giving one off pieces of advice. This means we can see the whole picture, establishing both short and long term goals. As we see it, financial and retirement planning is not a sprint, it's a long distance run, and we're with you for the duration.

Mrs B, Bristol

I like the fact that at our reviews, I feel I am discussing my affairs with a well-informed friend rather than a staid financial institute. I like receiving sensible uncomplicated suggestions to improve my situation and the fact that I am not badgered to make immediate decisions

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Dividends and Pension Contributions

By Hilary Carden on in Pensions

In the current tax year ending 5th April 2016 the annual pension contribution limit (known as the Annual Allowance) is £40,000. For many people, this limit won’t worry them.  And if you want to pay a large amount into your pension scheme, you may be able to use unused allowances from up to three previous […]

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New Pensions Minister is not an MP

By Hilary Carden on in Uncategorized

Ros Altmann, ex city banker, analyst and economist describes herself as an “independent policy expert and older workers champion”.  In 2014 she was awarded a CBE in recognition of services to pensioners and pension provision. In a surprise appointment she has been named by David Cameron as the next pensions minister.  She replaces Lib Dem […]

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By Hilary Carden on in Pensions

One of the casualties of yesterday’s election is Steve Webb, formerly the Liberal Democrat MP for Thornbury and Yate, near Bristol. So what, I hear you say? Well, Steve was the longest serving pensions minister and has been instrumental in reforming the state pension and introducing the new pension freedoms this year. You probably know […]

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