Alan - Discover Career Coaching
I am a Career Coach living in Wallingford. Prior to becoming a Career Coach I had a long career in industry before returning to college to study an MSc in Organisational Psychology. I enjoy running, cycling, tennis, cinema, art, architecture and design.
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What would you like to post?What’s a reasonable amount of life insurance cover one needs to start retirement?Hi I’m Mark and I’m 53 years old. I am thinking of a complete career change after being in financial...The dreaded tax-free lump sum dilemma After speaking with a few IFA’s, I’m trying to understand the difference between taking and not taking a tax-free lump sum on my personal pensions and a DB pension I will receive in 5 year...Sale of property. I am relocating after this summer and my thought is to sell my property first before looking for somewhere else to buy. I will be mortgage free. My question is where am I going to put the money from t...Change of Direction @ 56 Hi all, I am looking to make a big career/direction change this year (2021). I have been in IT all my working life but hating it more and more each day with a strong feeling of just passing time. F...Interested in views on ethical/green investing? Opened a small general investment account with Wealthify. I know the market is rough atm, but this ethical portfolio is tanking in spectacular style. I was debating changing my personal pension to eth...Retirement fund draw down Hi all, new member here. I am starting to think about retiring early, I am 57. I was wondering if anyone has had any experience of retiring and taking money from any retirement investment that they ma...Money resolutions Probably a bit early to be thinking about New Year’s resolutions when we haven’t even had Christmas yet, but wondered if anyone had any financial resolutions they were planning on making i...Annuity Pensions I have a number of small value annuity pensions which came into force when I turned sixty. The tax on these small pensions is reducing their value to me each month. Can you trade annuity pensions in f...I’ve just spent an amazing hour zooming into a Japanese art / poetry show curated by a contact of mine...I am thinking of a career move and doing a job less stressful more rewarding but still pays well. I...