Blogs filed under Election Pensions Retirement

The cost of Covid-19: How does pandemic borrowing add up?

Posted on April 20, 2021 by Peter under: News

In 2020, the government spent an unprecedented amount supporting the economy through the Covid-19 pandemic. The economic consequences are expected to be felt for years...

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Employee benefits that self-employed workers miss out on, and how to bridge the gap

Posted on April 20, 2021 by Peter under: News

There are more than five million self-employed workers in the UK, according to government statistics. This figure is rising, with around one in six people...

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What does “rebalancing” your portfolio mean and why is it important?

Posted on April 20, 2021 by Peter under: Investments News

When discussing investments or reading the news, you may have heard the phrase “rebalancing”. It is an important part of making sure your portfolio continues...

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5 reasons to switch pension providers that could boost your retirement savings (and 3 things to do first)

Posted on April 20, 2021 by Peter under: News Pensions

Do you know who your current pension provider is? If so, do you know why you chose them? Even when you are making regular pension...

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3 reasons to make social care part of your retirement plan

Posted on April 20, 2021 by Peter under: News Retirement

The cost of funding care and delivering support to the elderly has become a national priority. However, research suggests it is still not something individuals...

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How the tax freezes announced in the Budget could leave you worse off

Posted on April 20, 2021 by Peter under: News

In March, chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered his second Budget. After a lot of speculation that taxes would rise to pay for the cost of Covid-19,...

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The history of investing: What the past can teach us about market cycles

Posted on March 16, 2021 by Peter under: Investments News

2020 was an eventful year. The pandemic and subsequent lockdowns around the world had a huge impact on life, which inevitably affected stock markets and...

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5 steps to take for successful business succession planning to prime your firm for growth

Posted on March 16, 2021 by Peter under: News

No matter the size of your business, some key people ensure its smooth running and growth. Without these people, even successful companies can face difficulties....

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Can money buy happiness? It is the freedom to reach goals that adds value to your life

Posted on March 16, 2021 by Peter under: News Wellbeing

Is the common saying “money cannot buy happiness” true? Research suggests that it is not, and that the opportunities financial security brings can deliver happiness...

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Why planning for the 2021/22 tax year now is a fantastic idea

Posted on March 16, 2021 by Peter under: Financial Planning News

The 2020/21 tax year has not even finished yet, but it is the perfect time to start thinking about the next 12 months. While this...

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