Monthly Archives: November 2018

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The Brexit dividend? Will leaving the EU help or harm your finances?

Brexit has returned to the the forefront of the news agenda as Prime Minister Theresa May attempts to get MPs to back her Withdrawal Agreement with the European Union this month. There has been plenty of controversy over the deal, with some calling for a People’s Vote so the public can decide on whether to [...]

November 30th, 2018|Finance|

Will your investments be boosted by the Santa Rally?

As December begins, you may be planning presents to give or receive over the festive season, but could your investments also get a boost from the Santa Rally. The Stockmarket Almanac reference website shows the FTSE 100 – the main UK stockmarket - has risen in the final two weeks of December each year between 2000 [...]

November 30th, 2018|Finance|

The Orchard Practice Fantasy Football League 2018/19 – Gameweek 13

Please find the latest league table below following gameweek 13 for the 2018/19 season.

November 27th, 2018|Fantasy Football|

Self-Employed lack protection

Just 4% of self-employed workers have income protection in place, leaving the majority vulnerable to financial difficulties if they are suddenly forced to stop working through illness or accident. In its survey of more than 9,000 adults, LV= identified the self-employed as a niche group who would struggle to make ends meet if they stopped [...]

November 26th, 2018|Insurance|

The Orchard Practice Fantasy Football League 2018/19 – Gameweek 12

Please find the latest league table below following gameweek 12 for the 2018/19 season.

November 20th, 2018|Fantasy Football|

Is your Help to Buy deal ending?

Since its launch in April 2013 more than 145,000 properties have been bought using the Help to Buy Equity Loan scheme. Five years on and the interest-free element of the loan is due to end, with homeowners potentially facing expensive fees. The Help to Buy Equity Loan scheme was aimed at helping more first-time buyers [...]

November 16th, 2018|Insurance|

What’s stopping you from saving?

Generally speaking, and subject to investment charges and performance, the more you save and the earlier you start saving the better shape your finances are going to be in when you need to draw on them. So why is it then that many of us are reluctant to put money aside for a rainy day, [...]

November 8th, 2018|Insurance|