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How to develop better financial habits in 2020
15/01/2020
While many people may concentrate on their physical and mental health at the start of a new year – joining a gym, eating more healthily, g...
The importance of financial protection for the self-employed
02/01/2020
As more and more people reject the traditional working structure in favour of becoming self-employed, millions of people could be at risk of...
Why now is the time to invest in your child’s future
27/12/2019
This summer, the first recipients of the Child Trust Fund (CTF) will be able to access their savings as they turn 18. Yet, out of the 6 mill...
The Importance of Wills and Lasting Power of Attorney
19/12/2019
Many people believe making a will and arranging a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is something that only affects us later in life. That it i...
The Importance of Saving
11/12/2019
At a time of political and financial uncertainty, it is more important than ever to look closely at your finances and ensure you are making ...
Why Now Could Be the Time to Buy to Let
05/12/2019
Recent figures show that the UK buy-to-let market is flourishing, despite a raft of problematic tax and regulatory changes introduced over t...
Robo-advice versus the Traditional Model
25/11/2019
More and more, robo-advisers are positioning themselves as viable alternatives to real-life, face-to-face traditional financial advice. How ...
A Brief Guide to Offshore Bonds
14/11/2019
If you have already maximised your annual allowances, such as pensions and ISAs, you will be looking for alternative methods of saving. Offs...
Building Consumer Trust in Protection Insurance
14/10/2019
In a recent blog post on the reality of protection claim pay-outs, we addressed the fact that one of the main barriers to protection insuran...
Staying Up to Date with Pension Freedoms
01/10/2019
We’ve all read the negative press surrounding pensions freedoms, but things move fast in the savings and investments world so it’s time ...