Monthly Archives: September 2017

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The ninth largest lender

34% of first-time buyers relied on their parents for financial help, making the bank of mum and dad’, the equivalent of the UK’s ninth largest lender in 2017. If you're trying to get on the housing ladder, you'll know how hard it can be The average price of a first home is over £200,000 in [...]

September 30th, 2017|Mortgages|

Are you retiring soon?

If you are planning on retiring soon there are a few things you may like to consider before you make any important decisions. Gather all the information 
 You need to gather information on all your assets, including pensions as well as savings and investments. Don’t forget to include your State Pension. There are ways [...]

September 29th, 2017|Pensions|

INFG Cup 2017/18 Round 1 (Gameweek 6 & 7)

Please see below for the INFG Cup 2017/18 Round 1 (Gameweek 6 & 7)

September 27th, 2017|Fantasy Football|

The Orchard Practice Fantasy Football League 2017/18 – Gameweek 6

Please find the latest league table below following gameweek 6, for the 2017/18 season.

September 27th, 2017|Fantasy Football|

The matter of trusts

Taking out a life insurance policy gives you valuable peace of mind: you know you’ve protected your family against financial hardship, should the worst happen. But how can you make sure your policy will pay out quickly, to those who’ll need it most, if you died unexpectedly? The answer might be to write your policy [...]

September 21st, 2017|Insurance, Wills & Inheritance Tax|

The Orchard Practice Fantasy Football League 2017/18 – Gameweek 5

Please find the latest league table below following gameweek 5, for the 2017/18 season.

September 18th, 2017|Fantasy Football|

Keep Your Powder Dry and Drawdown

Amid the uncertainty of Brexit, some might argue that the one positive the Osborne / Cameron axis did for the UK economy was introducing the Pensions Freedoms Act in 2015. While here at The Orchard Practice we are not here aligning ourselves with that particular view, we do agree that the latter is a gift [...]

September 18th, 2017|Pensions|