Blogs written by Peter

What to consider when investing for a child’s future

Posted on October 15, 2019 by Peter under: News Savings

Children born today have a one in four chance of celebrating their 100th birthday. In fact, according to the Office of National Statistics, one on...

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How financial planning goes beyond simple calculations

Posted on October 15, 2019 by Peter under: News

When you first think of seeking financial advice, it might be the calculations that you focus on. The figures are an important part of understanding...

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Banks scams: Protecting your money

Posted on October 15, 2019 by Peter under: News

Banks scams are on the rise and becoming more sophisticated. Every year, thousands of people are duped into authorising payments to fraudsters that they may...

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Bonds: How do they fit into your investment portfolio?

Posted on October 15, 2019 by Peter under: News

Bonds are a common feature in many investment portfolios, alongside stocks, shares and cash assets. So, how do they fit into your investment portfolio and...

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7 things to review when looking at your pension

Posted on October 15, 2019 by Peter under: News Pensions

Research suggests thousands could be missing out on investment returns in their pension because they have not updated their retirement age. Remaining engaged with your...

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Is it worth paying into a pension if you are approaching retirement?

Posted on October 15, 2019 by Peter under: News Pensions

Auto-enrolment has seen millions more saving into a pension. However, research suggests that those aged over 60 are far more likely to opt-out of their...

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How to save for care efficiently

Posted on September 25, 2019 by Peter under: News

Care in old age and the associated costs continue to be an area of concern for those planning their finances for retirement. With costs often...

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What to do when you do not want to ‘retire’

Posted on September 25, 2019 by Peter under: News Retirement

Retirement is often a milestone that is eagerly anticipated. Many of us think about handing our notice in for the last time, having more free...

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The pros and cons of accessing your pension whilst still employed

Posted on September 25, 2019 by Peter under: News

When you access your pension for the first time, will you still be working? Just a few years ago, it would have been a rare...

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4 reasons ISAs are still worthwhile

Posted on September 25, 2019 by Peter under: News

Changes to how savings are taxed means ISAs (Individual Savings Accounts) may not be as attractive as they once were. However, there are still plenty...

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