Financial advice webinars: book your space!

UNISON’s partner Lighthouse Financial Advice are offering two free webinars exclusively for UNISON West Sussex branch members, with the opportunity to arrange a free one-to-one follow up consultation with a financial advisor.

Retirement and Pensions Explained: Tuesday 5 October 2021, 12.30-1.30pm

This webinar, presented by a financial advisor, is specifically designed to help members make good decisions when deciding how and when to secure the income they need to live comfortably for the rest of their lives. You should attend this webinar if you would like to understand:

  • how your pensions, including the state and Local Government Pension Scheme, work, when you can take them and how much you can expect to receive;
  • your options for accessing any additional pension savings, including from previous employers;
  • ways you may be able to increase your income;
  • tax considerations, including your tax-free lump sum;
  • countering inflation: will your income keep its value in real terms?

To book your place, email hilary.thomson@quilter.com or call 01273 523717, stating the webinar name, date and time and your UNISON membership number. Places are limited and offered on a first come, first served basis.

For further information, download the flyer here.

How to Find a Suitable Mortgage: Thursday 7 October 2021, 12.30-1.30pm

Your mortgage is likely to be your biggest financial commitment, and your home is your most valuable asset. With so much at stake, it makes sense to get it right. This webinar, presented by an independent mortgage advisor, is specifically designed to help members understand mortgages and take steps to become the best candidate. You should attend this webinar if you would like to understand:

  • the different types of mortgages available;
  • how to be the best candidate;
  • the hidden costs; it’s not just the deposit you need;
  • why you should review your mortgage regularly;
  • Help-to-Buy and other schemes that can enable you to buy a home;
  • why using an independent mortgage advisor could save you ££££s.

To book your place, email hilary.thomson@quilter.com or call 01273 523717, stating the webinar name, date and time and your UNISON membership number. Places are limited and offered on a first come, first served basis.

For further information, download the flyer here.