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The basics of Inheritance Tax and why it’s being reviewed

Posted on August 12, 2019 by Peter under: Inheritance Tax News

Inheritance Tax (IHT) is one of the most unpopular types of tax in the UK and often referred to as a ‘death tax’. With the...

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Are you at risk of outliving your pension?

Posted on August 12, 2019 by Peter under: News Pensions Retirement

We spend much of our working lives contributing to a pension to create an income that affords a comfortable retirement with a few luxuries. However,...

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People risking financial security due to ‘illness denial’

Posted on July 9, 2019 by Peter under: News

No one wants to think about becoming seriously ill. However, it is an approach that could be leaving millions of people open to financial insecurity...

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What can you do to minimise objections to your will?

Posted on July 9, 2019 by Peter under: News

When you write a will, you expect your wishes to be upheld, but that is not always the case. It is possible for those left...

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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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