Blogs written by Peter

Financial health check: How do you score?

Posted on January 12, 2021 by Peter under: News

How do you rate your financial security? When you think about your financial situation, what defines it as ‘healthy’? For 77% of Brits, financial success...

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Are Premium Bonds a good place for your savings?

Posted on January 12, 2021 by Peter under: Investments News

With interest rates low and investment markets experiencing volatility throughout 2020, you may be looking for an alternative place to put your money. Premium Bonds...

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How the inflation measure switch could affect your pension

Posted on January 12, 2021 by Peter under: Inflation News Pensions

From 2030, the government will stop using the retail price index (RPI) measure of inflation, instead, it will use the consumer prices index (CPI) measure....

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The importance of taking stock of your pension withdrawals after market volatility

Posted on January 12, 2021 by Peter under: News Pensions

2020 saw a lot of volatility within investment markets. While vaccine news means there is hope for battling Covid-19 in 2021, there is still a...

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Has financial bias cost you money this year?

Posted on December 9, 2020 by Peter under: News

Stock markets in 2020 have been characterised by volatility and uncertainty. If you have made financial decisions based on your feeling towards this, it could...

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How to spot a scam as the number of warnings rise

Posted on December 9, 2020 by Peter under: News

Spotting and avoiding financial scams feature in the news a lot but as scammers become more sophisticated, the number of victims continues to rise. While...

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Lasting Power of Attorney: Why is it something we put off?

Posted on December 9, 2020 by Peter under: News

Naming a Lasting Power of Attorney is something that we should all do. It is something that can provide us with security if we are...

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3 options for gifting money to children this Christmas

Posted on December 9, 2020 by Peter under: News

If you have yet to finish your Christmas shopping and simply do not know what to buy for a child, a financial gift can last...

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Why life expectancy matters when planning your retirement

Posted on December 9, 2020 by Peter under: News Retirement

When you are looking forward to retirement, working out your life expectancy may not be something that is on your mind. Instead, you are likely...

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10 steps to take if you are retiring in 2021

Posted on December 9, 2020 by Peter under: News

The way people see retirement has changed over the years. It is no longer the stereotypical comfortable slippers and a relaxed lifestyle. Indeed, for many,...

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