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Your complete guide to financial protection

17/06/2022 Financial protection is an important part of creating long-term security. Yet, it’s something that many people overlook. Appropriate financial protection can provide you or your family with an income or lump sum when you need it most. It can create a valuable safety net and help ensure you’re still able to meet financial commitments […]

The US printed more than $3 trillion in 2020 alone. Here’s why it matters today

17/06/2022 When a crisis hits a nation – or in the case of the Covid-19 pandemic, the entire world – governments and central banks have to act fast. When the pandemic hit in March 2020 and lockdowns were imposed throughout the world, economies suffered sharp declines. In response, the US Federal Reserve took a seemingly […]

Midlifers could be hit “twice” by the cost of living crisis. Here’s how

17/06/2022 Last month, you read about how supporting loved ones in retirement could affect your wealth this year. While supporting those you love is extremely important to you, it could also place a strain on your financial circumstances. Especially during the UK’s cost of living crisis, which saw inflation rise to 9% in May 2022, […]

What rising interest rates could mean for your mortgage, savings, and investments 

17/06/2022 As the cost of living crisis continues to have an impact on British households, you could be spending more time worrying about money than usual. Indeed, inflation reached 9% in May 2022, reflecting the rapidly rising costs of goods and services around the UK. As a result, the Bank of England (BoE) raised the […]

The top 10 sporting events coming to the UK in summer 2022

23 May 2022 It’s fair to say that the UK is addicted to sport. After two years of events being affected by the Covid pandemic to some extent or another, there’s more of an excited air of anticipation than usual as we approach the summer. So, here’s a guide to 10 amazing sporting events you […]

Your guide to inflation and how it can affect your wealth

23 May 2022 In the 12 months to March 2022, the rate of inflation was 7%. In simple terms, inflation means the cost of goods rise. The higher the rate of inflation, the quicker prices are rising. It can affect your day-to-day budget and your long-term wealth. “Inflation is taxation without legislation.” – Milton Friedman, […]

How to help your children and grandchildren make decisions for their future

20/05/2022 As a parent, raising your children could be described as one of the greatest joys in your life. Nurturing them to the point where they can go out into the world and become their own people is a beautiful thing – but it comes with responsibility. Many will want to attend university, travel the […]

Tax breaks are decreasing, so here’s how to stay tax-efficient in today’s world

20/05/2022 When it comes to tax, it is understandable that you may want to reduce the amount you are liable to pay in any given year. Reducing your tax liability where possible can help you retain more of your hard-earned wealth, potentially setting you up for a more comfortable retirement, and enabling you to support […]

How supporting loved ones in retirement could affect your wealth

20/05/2022 Being newly retired is an exciting period in your life. You have worked hard, saved diligently, and are now able to reap the rewards of your years in the world of work. However, despite your preparedness, you could be feeling stressed by the financial side of retirement. The cost of living crisis has seen […]

The useful guide to reaching your retirement goals

14th April 2022 Getting the most out of retirement and reaching your goals requires planning. Not thinking about your post-work years until you reach that milestone can mean that a retirement that promised much, falls short. While you might daydream about giving up work, pinning down the details, from your lifestyle to your income, means […]