Weekly Financial Update – 02.07.2020

Weekly Financial Update – 02.07.2020

Just as retail shops were starting to open in England we found out that Intu, owner of a number of large shopping centres, went into administration. This means an uncertain future for those shops that operate in these centres. We also feel for those of you in...
Weekly Financial Update – 25.06.2020

Weekly Financial Update – 25.06.2020

At the end of last week we found out that the UK national debt now totals more than 100% of our GDP (our entire economy). This is the first time this has happened in over 60 years. Of course it was to be expected with the huge amount of spending the government is...
Best ISA Option For You

Best ISA Option For You

When it comes to ISAs (Individual Savings Accounts) there are now 5 different types, but which is the best ISA for you?   Did you know that in some circumstances you can actually save and invest more than the current £20,000 annual ISA limit?   There are some key...
Weekly Financial Update – 18.06.2020

Weekly Financial Update – 18.06.2020

Global stock markets had a bit of a wobble at the end of last week. The FTSE 100 saw a drop of nearly 4% leading some to think this was the start of the final phase of the bear market and a prolonged period of losses. This all came about because of update from the US...
Weekly Financial Update – 28.05.2020

Weekly Financial Update – 28.05.2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=buds0zLxqNk&t=2s Last week I spoke about the huge bill the UK government is facing by trying to support jobs through the pandemic. Every week we find out a little bit more. The UK’s net debt at the end of April stood at 98% of GDP....
Weekly Financial Update – 21.05.2020

Weekly Financial Update – 21.05.2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FopU1WXCxnE&t=15s The situation is becoming more difficult if you are planning to review and possibly transfer your defined benefit (final salary pension). A quarter of these pension schemes are suspending the calculation of...