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Is now the right time to fix?

November 2017 saw the Bank of England raise interest rates for the first time in a decade, from 0.25 per cent to 0.5 per cent, causing a number of lenders to increase their mortgage rates. [...]

April 26th, 2018|Mortgages|

The advantages of topping up your ISA early

The new tax year may only be a couple of weeks old but there are benefits to making use of your ISA allowance early. Everyone gets an annual ISA allowance each tax year. This lets [...]

April 19th, 2018|Investments|

Don’t forget the insurance when you remortgage

Many borrowers have been remortgaging to lock-in record low mortgage rates, but are you certain you will always be able to afford the new repayments? The number of new homeowner remortgages hit a nine-year high [...]

April 19th, 2018|Insurance, Mortgages, News|

March wealth update: Interest rate chatter

March was another difficult month for global stockmarkets with the threat of a trade war between the United States of America and China affecting confidence.  While this appeared to cool as we ended the month, [...]

April 19th, 2018|Investments, News|

Why you shouldn’t be put off by an increase in auto enrolment pension contributions

You may see a slightly bigger dent in your payslip this month due to changes to auto-enrolment pension rules. From 6 April 2018, minimum pension contributions, paid by employers and employees, through auto-enrolment have risen [...]

April 19th, 2018|Pensions, News|

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 [...]

March 21st, 2018|Investments|