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brexit
The latest on Brexit – and what does this mean for your money?
It was only a few weeks ago that Brexit negotiations were starting to look more positive, and Theresa…
britain's economy
Is Britain’s economy actually taking a turn for the better?
Its all too easy to believe the doom and gloom the tabloids peddle to boost their own circulation.…
self-employed
Pensions minister urges self-employed to start saving
It’s no secret that there is a pension problem. A growing number of older retired people must be…
making a will
The importance of making a Will
Making a Will is not just a matter of deciding who gets what when the time comes. It…
FTSE 100
Why the FTSE 100 has reached a record high
The Financial Times Stock Exchange 100 Index, or, informally, the FTSE, is a share index of the 100…
setting up home together
Setting up home together – the financial side of cohabitation
Marriage may not be on the way out, but for both mixed and single sex couples cohabiting has…
sipp vs sass
SIPP vs SSAS – what’s the difference and which is right for you?
If you are a business owner, you are now also a pension provider thanks to Auto Enrolment.  You…
short term savings
Short term savings – what to do with your deposit while you look for a house
If you are looking at buying your first home, you’ll probably find that building up your deposit is…
savings rates
Savings rates are looking better – but can they beat inflation?
With the lowest interest rates on savings for years and inflation running at around 3%, saving has started…
mid life mot
A Mid Life Mot – what is it and why do you need one
The car you drove thirty years ago might not get you very far today. The chances are it…
lifetime mortgage
What is a lifetime mortgage?
Many older homeowners have made a fortune out of their homes. Stories of houses bought in the 80s…
teach your children
How to teach your children about financial planning
It’s never too soon to start to start teaching children about money. Creating good financial habits can start…