Your complete 2021/22 end of tax year guide
The 2021/22 tax year ends on Monday 5 April 2022. This is the date when many allowances reset, and it could be your last opportunity to make use of some of them. Keeping track of how you’ve used your allowances can reduce your tax liability and help you boost your wealth. Reviewing your finances ahead […]
Why are house prices still going up?
If you’re looking to buy a new home, you’ve probably noticed that house prices have grown rapidly in recent months. According to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), house prices increased by 10.2% in the year to October 2021. As you may remember, in 2020, the government’s implementation of the Stamp Duty holiday […]
With the rise of digital SIPPs, here’s why you should speak to a financial planner before consolidating your pensions
When saving for retirement, one of your options is a self-invested personal pension (SIPP). These schemes typically offer a high degree of flexibility and can be very attractive, but they aren’t for everyone. In recent months, many pension providers have begun offering digital SIPPs, which can be easily managed using online portals. This is obviously […]
5 emotional biases that can impact your investing returns
When it comes to investing, there are a variety of emotional biases that can cloud your judgement. Here are five of the most common.