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pounds go further
Making your pounds go further
Sterling has been battered since the Brexit vote. Investors suddenly wanted to pull out of pounds, and the…
isa or pension
Top up your pension or boost your ISA?
Your pension is probably your priority when it comes to investing for your retirement. But it is not…
visa
Cash is not dead. The Visa crash showed why.
On the afternoon of the last Friday of May, your Visa card probably lost its magical powers. From…
summer bad for your wealth
Is summer bad for your wealth?
We are in the middle of June and getting close to the height of the British summer. Most…
summer holidays
Preparing for your summer holidays
Summer is here, and most people will be going away for a well-earned break. Concerns about the environment…
financial pulse
Check your financial pulse
The value of pensions and investments and the income they produce can fall as well as rise, you…
pension pot
How to use your pension pot wisely
The value of pensions and investments and the income they produce can fall as well as rise, you…
wages going up
Are wages going up at last?
It may not feel like it, but after several years of austerity and very little chance of an…
inflation falls
Inflation falls – will it prevent a rate hike?
As recently as a few weeks ago a rise in the bank rate looked imminent. It was confidently…
phone scam
Is it really the taxman on the phone? A look at an unpleasant new scam
We are all a little afraid of the taxman. He uses language, rules and calculations that most of…
active pension
Why you may need an active pension
Making the most of your pension pot is simply a matter of investment management. But of course, buying…
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…