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last time buyer
Are you a last time buyer?
We hear a great deal about the first time buyer, and the problems he or she has getting…
probate fees
How to deal with increased probate fees
Probate gives legal control to someone – usually a family member - over the estate of someone when…
holiday protection
The risk of getting away from it all
We go off on holiday to escape the worries of everyday life – but they can catch up…
brexit travel
Brextension – and what it means for your holiday money
We have been through two deadlines for Brexit in the last three weeks, and now, with the EU…
house price slump
Protection against a house price slump
The property market has become confused. Halifax reported that UK house prices fell by 2.9%.  According to the…
Tracking down your old plans
Tracking down your old plans
Have you forgotten about a large sum of money that is rightfully yours? Naturally, you will answer no…
global economy
Is the global economy actually in good shape?
We were of course due to leave Europe today, but it looks as though we will be in…
tax year
Start your tax year off right
Each tax year runs from 6th April one year to 5th April the following year. Which means that…
offset mortgage
What is an offset mortgage?
An offset mortgage is a home loan where savings held in a linked bank account are subtracted from…
Looking at ISAs
Use your new allowances early this tax year
With an ISA, the taxman cannot help himself to your money. All the interest, income and capital gains…
Spring clean your financial arrangements
Spring clean your financial arrangements
Not only is the new tax year soon to be upon us, but there are definite signs of…
What will Brexit mean to the rest of Europe?
As we come to the end of another week of no clear progress on Brexit, it might be…