10 Things To Consider Before Creating A New Will

10 Things To Consider Before Creating A New Will

​Even if you think you don’t own ‘that much’, if you want any sort of control over who it goes to when you die, you need to create a new Will. Apparently around 54% of UK adults don’t have a Will. If you think cost is an issue then think again. It really isn’t that...
Budgeting for Retirement

Budgeting for Retirement

​If you ever want to retire from work (and not everyone does) then you will need to do some budgeting for retirement. This will allow you to know how much your retirement will cost and therefore how much you need to have saved. But what do you include in this budget?...
Do You Have A Death Box?

Do You Have A Death Box?

You may not have heard of a death box before and no I’m not talking about a coffin! Picture the rather morbid scene. You’ve died suddenly in an accident and the police are at your door informing your loved ones that you have gone. What happens next? Whilst your loved...
LPA forms and Attorney Responsibilities

LPA forms and Attorney Responsibilities

A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is an essential document when it comes to looking after someone who has lost mental capacity, but if you have the LPA forms and you are an attorney, do you know what your responsibilities are? The responsibilities of an attorney under...
Lasting Power of Attorney – What does it mean?

Lasting Power of Attorney – What does it mean?

Most people know that when they die, what they leave behind will be distributed according to their Will (if they have done one!) but get confused as to where a Lasting Power of Attorney fits in. A Lasting Power of Attorney, sometimes referred to as LPA for short, can...