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Why boosting your pension isn’t all bad news for your pay packet

There are warnings that you could see your salary cut from next month, but the change could actually be beneficial to your financial future. From April 2019, the government is increasing the minimum contribution that [...]

March 1st, 2019|Pensions, Uncategorized|

Would you buy a house with a load of strangers?

Here is a novel approach to getting on the property ladder, share your house with a whole load of strangers. It may seem like going back to your days as a student, but the Social [...]

March 1st, 2019|Mortgages, Uncategorized|

Why life and your finances will still need attention beyond Brexit

Brexit day is edging ever-closer and there are just  weeks now until the UK’s scheduled exit from the EU on March 29th, but there is no reason to start panicking with your finances. Research by [...]

March 1st, 2019|Finance|

January wealth update: Brexit negotiations continue to dominate

The UK political world remained dominated by Brexit in January with Theresa May firstly suffering a 230 margin defeat of her original deal early in the month.  Subsequently, she has won a vote for an [...]

February 7th, 2019|Finance|

Should you raid your pension to buy a Lamborghini?

More than 1m retirees have accessed their pension pots since new freedoms were unveiled in April 2015. Since then, retirees, or anyone aged over 55, have been able to access their pensions savings as they [...]

February 7th, 2019|Pensions|

When one tax year window closes, another opens

The end of January brings two exciting deadlines. There is the closing of the football transfer window and the deadline for filing your self-assessment tax return. There is not much you can do about who your [...]

February 7th, 2019|Finance|