The world’s changing political landscape

political landscape

Politicians are adding to the uncertainty rather than removingit. What next is a question for us all and when we came across this just after the referendum result, we just had to share it with you. We came so close on this side of the pond!

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Retirement Concerns: Planning for rainy days and sunny ones

retirement concerns

A recent survey from Aegon found that whilst most people were looking forward to their retirement, there continues to be widespread concern about what the reality may bring.  We look at how the most common retirement worries can be mitigated. \r\n Will I have enough money? New retirees are faced with a complex range of choices,…

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Pensions: Navigating the new change

pension changes

Pensions were transformed by the arrival of freedom reforms on 6 April 2015 providing much greater flexibility and far greater choice on how you spend and generate an income from your pensions.  We’ve highlighted the new changes which are now in place, to help you navigate the new pension landscape. \r\n State Pension The new State…

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Estate Planning – Lessons from David Bowie

estate planning lessons

It’s fair to say there was no one else quite like David Bowie.  He was truly one of a kind, and his music helped inspire generations of people throughout his illustrious career.  However, it would now seem that he could become an inspiration when it comes to estate planning.\r\n Very few musicians enjoyed lasting careers…

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Minimise the tax you pay (without going near Panama!)

By understanding which investments are the most tax-efficient, you can make the most of your options to minimise how much tax you p

By understanding which investments are the most tax-efficient, you can make the most of your options to minimise how much tax you pay. As well as deciding what to invest in, you need to think about how you’re going to hold your investments.  Choosing tax-efficient investments will often mean you’re able to keep a higher…

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