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The Best Savings Rates

Is it even worth looking for the best savings rates for your cash right now?   After all, securing an interest rate that is an extra 0.25% on what you get now is hardly going to make much difference right?  Well actually yes, and there is in fact much more to it than...

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Earliest Age Your Pension Can Be Taken

The earliest age your pension can be taken will depend on at least one of the following:  The rules set in law.  Your health.  The individual pension scheme rules.  Different types of pension will have different minimum ages at which your pension can be taken.  ...

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Tax On Investments

Do you know if you are liable for tax on investments you and your family hold? Most of the time tax on investments is not paid automatically and it is up to you as an individual to ensure you are declaring the right amount of tax to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)....

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Weekly Financial Update – 23.07.2020

It’s been a mixed bag for the markets over the last week with the US and Europe achieving slightly positive returns and the UK and Japan slightly down. The biggest riser was the emerging markets. The Chinese economy grew 3.2% last quarter which was more than expected....

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What Retirement Income You Need

Do you know what retirement income you will need? Or what your spending will look like in retirement?  Do you know how much retirement income your current pension and investment portfolio will deliver?   When I start working with clients, many struggle to comprehend...

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Weekly Financial Update – 16.07.2020

The main developed world markets such as the UK, US and Europe have had a very good week, all returning 2% plus. ​ Earlier in the week Europe’s largest tech company SAP (which many of you probably use in your businesses) announced increased revenue and profit compared...

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Can Pensions Be Inherited?

Your pension is likely to be the second biggest asset you own after your home and therefore if you die it’s important to understand whether this wealth can be inherited.   There is no one rule when it comes to the inheritance of pensions. There is a complicated mess...

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Weekly Financial Update – 09.07.2020

There hasn’t been much movement in the main stock markets this week with the UK down the most at just under 1.5%. The biggest gain was in the emerging markets sector driven by China. A state sanctioned story appeared this week on the front page of one of China’s main...

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Pension Contributions And The 50% Return

If you’re a higher rate tax payer then making pension contributions can give you an instant 50% return on your investment. What other investment does that?!   Do you know if you qualify?    Find out how the 50% return works and what you need to do to ensure you get...

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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...

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Chartered Financial Planner, DAUK, Personal Finance Society

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Milton Keynes Hospital Charity