Why cash may not be king

Why cash may not be king

Why cash may not be king How much of your wealth do you currently hold in cash? One paradox of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is that even as businesses have shut down and jobs have disappeared, some British households have on average been saving more money than...
Setting financial goals

Setting financial goals

Setting financial goals Any goal, let alone financial, without a clear objective is nothing more than a pipe dream The New Year is a great time to make financial resolutions but, unfortunately, achieving financial goals isn’t quite that simple. Habits become ingrained...
Filling the funding gap

Filling the funding gap

Filling the funding gap Bank of Mum and Dad is playing an ever-present role in the housing market Across the UK, parents, grandparents, family and friends have been reaching into their pockets to help young, hopeful buyers and even growing families to make their...
Gender pension gap

Gender pension gap

Gender pension gap What you can do to reduce a future financial shortfall A lot has been made of the gender pay gap, but what’s not so well known is how this can affect women in retirement. Unsurprisingly, women don’t fare as well as men when it comes to the savings...
Is the future of your loved ones in good hands?

Is the future of your loved ones in good hands?

Is the future of your loved ones in good hands? Coronavirus spurs one in six to take action on their Will Have you decided what will happen to your property and belongings after your death? It is never too early to be thinking of making a Will and to ensure that your...
Planning for a more relaxing retirement

Planning for a more relaxing retirement

Planning for a more relaxing retirement Time to get back to dreaming about stopping work. Not dreading it. Life changes when you retire – and so does how you spend your money. Whatever your plans, it’s important to keep on top of things and think about the lifestyle...