Loyalty doesn’t always pay, especially with your finances

 It is always good to be loyal to your friends and family, but when it comes to your finances, loyalty doesn’t always pay. The Citizens Advice Bureau has found UK consumers lose a total of £4.1bn [...]

October 8th, 2018|Uncategorized, Finance|

Record numbers are saving into a pension, but will your retirement pot last into your 90s?

Record amounts are now being saved into personal pensions, according to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). The latest data from the taxman, for the 2016/2017 financial year, shows £24.8bn was paid into personal pensions, up [...]

October 8th, 2018|Pensions|

Everyone likes a gift, but there are risks to giving an inheritance early

Many parents dream of having something to pass on to their children, whether it be money or property, and now some are transferring assets so they can see their offspring enjoying the fruits of their [...]

October 8th, 2018|Finance, News|

September wealth update: Should the Ryder Cup team negotiate Brexit?

For all golf and sport (in general) fans, September ended with an emphatic Ryder Cup win for Europe over the United States of America.  Looking at the comradery of the team in blue, it might [...]

October 4th, 2018|News|

What impact could your job have on getting on the property ladder?

Getting on the property ladder can be hard enough with saving for a deposit and finding the right property, but could your job be harming your prospects? Online estate agent HouseSimple used the most recent [...]

September 7th, 2018|Mortgages|

Are people falling out of love with cash ISAs?

 Savers are turning away from cash ISAs, data from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) suggests, with its latest figures revealing a drop in new accounts. There were 697,000 fewer cash ISA accounts opened in the [...]

September 7th, 2018|Investments|