Monthly Archives: March 2018

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February wealth update: Did the Beast from the East chill the markets?

February started with the threat of a global stockmarket crash, which turned into little more than a market correction that we get from time to time.  The month ended with the Beast from the East causing havoc to the UK’s travel and general infrastructure. The FTSE 100 ended February at 7,231.91, which was 4.0% lower [...]

March 21st, 2018|Investments|

How giving up smoking could reduce your life insurance cost as well as boosting your wallet

March played host to No Smoking Day and giving up the cigarettes can have benefits beyond just your health and your wallet. Around 16% or 7.6 million adults in the UK are smokers, smoking on average up to 12 cigarettes per day.  Every year in England about 79,000 deaths are attributable to smoking, while in [...]

March 21st, 2018|Insurance|

Is it too late to remortgage?

Mortgage rates have started to move back up from their record lows, but that doesn’t mean you still shouldn’t shop around for a new rate. Pricing on mortgages has hit record lows in recent years due to rock-bottom interest rates and support from initiatives such as the Bank of England’s Term Funding Scheme (TFS.) But [...]

March 21st, 2018|Mortgages|

Let’s talk about tax efficiencies

There are two certainties in life, death and taxes.  You can’t do much about death, but you can manage your finances to ensure the best use of your tax allowances. The end of the tax year is just a couple of weeks away but there is still time to make use of your allowances. A [...]

March 21st, 2018|Investments, Pensions, Finance|

INFG Cup Semi Final 2017/18  – Weeks 30 & 31

Please see below for the INFG Cup Semi Final 2017/18 – Weeks 30 & 31

March 21st, 2018|Fantasy Football|

The Orchard Practice Fantasy Football League 2017/18 – Gameweek 31

Please find the latest league table below following gameweek 31 for the 2017/18 season.

March 21st, 2018|Fantasy Football|

INFG Cup Semi Final 2017/18  – Weeks 30 & 31

Please see below for the INFG Cup Semi Final 2017/18 – Weeks 30 & 31

March 15th, 2018|Fantasy Football|