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SIPPs explained

A Self-Invested Personal Pension lets you take an active part in investing your funds for your future

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    The EQi SIPP

    Enjoy more control and access to a wider range of investment options with an EQi SIPP

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    Types of pension

    There are many types but, at their most basic, they break down into state, company and private. 

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    Tax and SIPPs

    SIPPs share the significant tax benefits common to other private pensions.

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    Who can open a SIPP?

    You can open an EQi SIPP if you are resident in the UK

What is a SIPP?

Making sure you have a decent income when you retire takes planning. So, what do SIPPs offer?

A SIPP stands for Self-Invested Personal Pension. They enjoy generous tax benefits, give you access to a wide range of investments when compared to traditional pensions, and any gains made are free from capital gains and income tax.

Yet this pension option may not suit everyone. Why?

Because a SIPP puts you in the driving seat. A SIPP is a pension ‘wrapper’ which allows you to hold investments and decide what to buy and sell. The investment decisions you make are your own and, as with other investments, the value of your funds can fall as well as rise.

Since their launch in 1989, over 1.4 million people in the UK have opened a SIPP. If you want to take control of your private pension and actively invest, a SIPP could be a good fit.  

Who can open a SIPP?

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    Learn more about SIPPs in our FAQs section