What Now for Cash & ISAs?

It may seem hard to believe these days, but once upon a time, savers with relatively modest bank balances could still generate a decent income from leaving their money in a savings account to earn interest.  Right now, however, those…

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The Importance of Good Pension Advice

Good advice can be invaluable and when it comes to pensions, getting the right advice at the right stage in your life can make all the difference to the degree of comfort in which you spend your retirement.  Fortunately the…

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Savings For All Ages

Savings generally fall into two categories. “Cash cushions” provide a soft landing for life’s bumps. “Goal-orientated” savings help us to make key purchases, large and small. Perhaps the clearest example of this is saving for the deposit on a house….

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Why It Pays To Go Via The Middle Man

We’ve all seen the adverts on TV (and elsewhere), cut out the middleman, go direct and get the best, possible price.  In theory, that’s sound advice – provided that you know exactly what you’re doing.  In practice, however, going to…

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The Advantages of ISAs

Most people benefit from a combination of savings and investments. Savings make sure that we have access to cash in case of need. Investments grow our net worth and make it possible for us to achieve our financial goals. Putting…

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Making A Retirement For Those Who Make A Home

Children are expensive and as soon as you know you’re having one, planning for their arrival and taking care of them once they’ve arrived can take precedence over every other priority. You’ll always be a parent, but you’ll always be…

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Buy To Let Numbers Do Still Add Up

The UK is one of the most densely-populated countries in the world and hence there is a high demand for housing both to buy and to rent. Over recent years, the government has attempted to help first-time buyers onto the…

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Check Your Spam Folder & Your Priorities

Call it spam, call it junk mail, whatever you call it, it’s one of the banes of the digital world and these days many of us get so much email, we just delete the contents of our spam folders without…

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Helping your Children to Fly the Nest

Just as young adults may yearn for their independence, outside the parental home, so parents can be just as eager to speed them on their way, so that they can get on with their own plans for the future. The…

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How Much Is Your Home Worth?

Your house is basically a pile of bricks and mortar. Your home is whatever’s inside it that matters to you. Obviously it’s important to insure your house itself appropriately, since you need somewhere to live, but it can be easier…

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