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too much in your pension
How to have too much in your pension
The government wants us to save for our old age. It is why pension contributions have tax advantages…
keeping credit safe
Keeping credit safe this Christmas
Christmas is getting closer every day. It is a time for giving, which means that it is a…
fracking
What will fracking mean to the UK economy?
Modern economies depend on energy. Keeping the lights on, running machines and vehicles - and the internet  -…
The US mid-terms – and your money
Two years after Donald Trump was elected, American voters have taken to the polls again for mid-term elections.…
higher rate tax
Do you really need to pay higher rate tax?
While most people will agree that we all have to pay tax simply to keep the country running,…
SIPP
SIPPs Explained
SIPPS - Self-Invested Personal Pensions – can provide an alternative to a conventional pension. We take a look…
fix your mortgage
Should you fix your Mortgage?
The credit crisis ten years ago had one silver lining. The low interest rates introduced to help keep…
Relying on inheritance
Relying on inheritance instead of pension saving?
The astonishing growth of house prices has given many of the older generation a level of wealth inconceivable…
autumn budget
Budget Special: An End to Austerity and less tax to pay?
Chancellor Philip Hammond announced his 2018 budget at 3.30 pm on Monday, a little later than customary, to…
inflation
Good news on inflation
With Brexit filling the financial pages, you might easily have missed some very good financial news.  UK inflation…
Flood protection for your home
It has been a long hot summer, but a long and wet winter could be in the offing.…