Blogs filed under News

What we can learn from the Woodford fund suspension

Posted on July 9, 2019 by Peter under: News

Fund manager Neil Woodford has been making headlines for all the wrong reasons recently after suspending withdrawals from his flagship Equity Income fund. Unsurprisingly, it...

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Bank of Mum and Dad: Can you afford to support family?

Posted on July 9, 2019 by Peter under: News

The Bank of Mum and Dad has become essential for many first-time buyers struggling to scrape together a deposit to secure a mortgage. However, research...

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Divorce and pensions

Posted on July 9, 2019 by Peter under: News Pensions

When a relationship breaks down, splitting up assets is common. From deciding who gets which pieces of furniture right through to property. However, one asset...

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Retirees risk pensions running out ten years early

Posted on July 9, 2019 by Peter under: News Pensions Retirement

Do you have enough money in your pension to see you through retirement? Research indicates there is a very real risk that UK retirees will...

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Exiting a business: Six steps you should take to prepare

Posted on June 14, 2019 by Peter under: News

Are you thinking about selling a business? It is often a difficult decision that comes with challenges. As well as the practical challenges, there are...

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The effect the media has on your financial decisions

Posted on June 14, 2019 by Peter under: News

In the digital age, it is impossible to escape the media and you might not realise the influence it is having on your financial decisions....

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Trusts: What are they and what are they used for?

Posted on June 14, 2019 by Peter under: News

A trust may be one of those financial tools you have heard of but know little about. In some circumstances, they can be an excellent...

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Is an inheritance important to your financial plan?

Posted on June 14, 2019 by Peter under: Inheritance Tax News

As we make financial plans, it is often necessary to make some assumptions. Perhaps you have factored in a few pay rises before retirement or...

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How to make sure your pension lasts a lifetime

Posted on June 14, 2019 by Peter under: News Pensions

Thousands of retirees are shunning Annuities when they reach retirement age. Instead, they are taking advantage of the opportunity to access their pension savings flexibly....

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Defined Benefit pensions: Is it appropriate to transfer out?

Posted on June 14, 2019 by Peter under: News Pensions

Do you have a Defined Benefit (DB) pension? If you have seen the sums you could receive by transferring out, you might just be tempted....

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