Our blog is regularly updated to help you understand the key issues which will affect your personal finances both now and in the future.
Investment market update: April 2022
Interest rate rises lead to fewer mortgage deals on the market
How a virtual “shopping basket” is used to calculate the rate of inflation
Misconceptions mean that 40% of homeowners don’t have life insurance
80% of over-55s don’t have a Lasting Power of Attorney in place. Overlooking this could place you in a vulnerable position
Typical worker approaching retirement is 58% short of their pension goal. Are you saving enough?
The useful guide to reaching your retirement goals
Investment market update: March 2022
6 insightful figures that highlight the challenges first-time buyers are facing
3 interesting pieces of data that show why you shouldn’t panic during market volatility
“Midlifers” are hit by time and financial pressures. Financial planning can help balance your priorities
Why good retirement planning is about more than your pension and money
Your older pensions could be delivering “poor value for money”, and it could cost you thousands of pounds
Guide: The useful guide to decluttering your home and life
Investment market update: February 2022
Interest rates are rising. What does it mean for your mortgage?
It’s been 5 years since the 12-sided £1 coin entered circulation. How’s its value and use changed?
1 in 3 people say financial protection is too expensive, but can you afford to overlook it?
Inheritance Tax receipts rise again. What can you do to minimise the bill?
A quarter of retirees are relying on an inheritance. Here’s why you shouldn’t
3 tips to manage your concern in an uncertain time
Guide: 5 important lessons that Napoleon can teach you about growing your wealth
Investment market update: January 2022
The top 5 cities for buy-to-let investors
8 in 10 cancer patients suffer a financial hit. Here’s how protection policies can offer security
Half of investors admit to making impulsive, emotional decisions, and many go on to regret it
What kind of lifestyle does a £1 million pension buy?
Pension drawdown: Are you taking a sustainable income?
Your complete 2021/22 end of tax year guide
Investment market update: December 2021
What happened in the property market in 2021?
7 different ways you can leave gifts in your will
59% of people say the pandemic has made them question their priorities. Has it affected your plans?
The pension Lifetime Allowance: Why you could be closer to exceeding it than you think
5 steps that could provide financial security for your partner if you pass away