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Why regulation isn’t the only way to monitor how your money is managed

It was a tough 2019 for the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The City watchdog received criticism for its slow response to several issues such as the freezing of withdrawals on the Woodford Equity Income Fund [...]

January 8th, 2020|Investments|

Market update: A positive end to the 2010s

Happy new year! Welcome to the latest market update, which marks the end of December, the end of 2019 and the end of the 2010s decade – despite being 20 years ago now, it seems like only [...]

January 5th, 2020|Finance|

How to spend it! Are you set for a pay rise this year?

Forget savings rates or ISA interest, your income could be set for a boost this year without you having to take any action. The national living wage (NLW) and national minimum wage (NMW) rates for [...]

January 5th, 2020|News|

It’s good to talk! Why sharing money worries should be top of your new year’s resolutions

The new year is a good opportunity to take stock and managing your money could be one area ripe for an overhaul. It may sound too ambitious to say you will fill your ISA allowance [...]

January 5th, 2020|Finance|

Forget the price, work out the value financial advice provides

There has been plenty of coverage in the mainstream press in recent weeks about adviser fees. Press scrutiny of fees and rewards for St James’s Place advisers and even questions over why fund manager Neil [...]

December 9th, 2019|Finance|

Don’t let the holiday season end in a financial hangover

The festive season may be upon us but watch out that celebrating the season of giving doesn’t land you in unmanageable debt. Whether it is buying presents or getting the drinks in at the office [...]

December 9th, 2019|Finance|