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Can a state pension style system help solve the care crisis?

The state pension is a long-established government benefit that provides a minimum standard of living for those who reach retirement age, but should the same apply for those who require long-term care. Successive governments have [...]

May 1st, 2019|Pensions|

Wealth update: Delayed departures

Despite being granted a short delay before we leave the European Union, Theresa May lost the third meaningful vote on her Withdrawal Agreement in the House of Commons resulting in continued uncertainty around our exit. [...]

April 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|

How to fund happy your happy memories

Key life moments such as watching your child gain independence by learning to drive or setting off to university can create happy memories, but are also pricey. Zurich claims the average cost of learning to [...]

April 4th, 2019|Investments|

The importance of feeling physically and financially secure at home

Would you avoid buying in an area because of the crime rates? Research among estate agents by Churchill Home Insurance has found two thirds of potential homeowners are fearful of crime rates in the area they [...]

April 3rd, 2019|Mortgages|

A question of trust! How to keep your inheritance secure

Increasing numbers of people are getting married later in life, often for a second time, but what financial impact could this have on children from an earlier marriage? Data from the Office for National Statistics [...]

April 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized, Wills & Inheritance Tax|

February wealth update: The rest of the world has its own problems beyond Brexit

UK news continues to focus on Brexit as we approach 29 March, which is the date we are due to leave the European Union.  Fortunately, the rest of the world continues largely unaffected. Despite the [...]

March 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|