How to ensure your online financial data is secure

Are you doing enough to protect your financial data? Everyone is familiar with ensuring no-one can see their pin number when withdrawing cash or paying by card, and ensuring they don’t leave paper documents with sensitive financial information on display. But this doesn’t always stretch to the online world. Research by Santander has found those [...]

July 26th, 2019|Finance|

What to expect from a Boris Johnson premiership

Boris Johnson has been confirmed as Conservative Party leader and Prime Minister, ending months of speculation. Johnson beat rival Jeremy Hunt in the race to replace Theresa May. Here are some of his key financial policies. Brexit Sorting the UK’s exit from the European Union is top of Johnson’s to do list. He has promised [...]

July 23rd, 2019|Finance|

Why financial planning is a family affair

The younger generation may be portrayed as relying on the ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ to boost their savings or mortgage deposit, but it turns out this isn’t a one way street. Research by M&S Bank has revealed that younger generations both ‘deposit’ and ‘withdraw’ from the Bank of Mum and Dad - challenging common [...]

July 2nd, 2019|Finance|

June wealth update: Tory story

As we start the second half of the year, the Conservative Party are close to choosing their new leader (and likely to be Prime Minister) from the final two candidates - Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson.  Boris Johnson appears to be the favourite and he is committed to leaving the European Union on 31 October [...]

July 1st, 2019|Finance|

Why the FSCS means you don’t have to panic about your finances

Don’t believe everything you read on social media, especially when it comes to your finances. Metro Bank had to reassure panicking account holders last month after false rumours spread on social media regarding its financial health. Twitter users posted images of queues at branches of people allegedly withdrawing funds, which was reminiscent of the collapse [...]

May 28th, 2019|Uncategorized, Finance|

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 Royal London found 35 % of Brits think their personal finances in general will get worse once the UK leaves [...]

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 amendment by 317 to 301, that called for scrapping the Brexit agreement’s Irish border backstop in favour of “alternative arrangements”. [...]

February 7th, 2019|Finance|