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Why rising inflation erodes trust as well as wealth and how that affects you

In the past few weeks, you’ll have noticed that the cost of your weekly groceries has surged. In fact, according to a study published in the Guardian, rising prices could add as much as £380 a year…

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Women have to work 18 years longer for the same pension wealth – here’s how to close that gap

Despite the major strides made in recent years, financial inequality between the genders remains a huge issue in the UK. This is particularly true when it comes to retirement wealth. According to a recent report published in…

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3 useful ways that nudge theory can help you to reach your life goals

Over the course of your life, you’ll have a variety of goals that you’ll build your wealth for, from buying your first home to saving for a comfortable retirement. But did you know that a simple change of perspective could…

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10 straightforward DIY jobs around the house

One of the biggest social changes over the last 50 years has been the rise in the do-it-yourself (DIY) approach to jobs around the house. This has resulted in the rise of DIY superstores, along with any number of books…

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Your complete guide to financial protection

Financial protection is an important part of creating long-term security. Yet, it’s something that many people overlook. Appropriate financial protection can provide you or your family with an income or lump sum when you need it most. It can create…

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How working with a planner can help to reduce your financial anxiety

In the past few weeks, it has been hard to read the news without a twinge of worry. From the rising price of food and fuel to the fall in stock markets, there have been several major shocks that have…

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What can the government do to tackle inflation?

In the latest evidence that the cost of living crisis is making things tough for families across the UK, Sky News recently reported that the average cost of filling up a family car had reached £100 for…

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How could the cost of living surge affect your life plans?

In the past few weeks, you’ll have noticed that the cost of many goods and services has been rising. Due to the war in Ukraine and the pandemic disrupting global supply chains, the price of groceries, fuel, and utilities have…

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The top 10 sporting events coming to the UK in summer 2022

It’s fair to say that the UK is addicted to sport. After two years of events being affected by the Covid pandemic to some extent or another, there’s more of an excited air of anticipation than usual as we approach…

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3 pros and cons of overpaying your mortgage

In recent months, many savers have struggled with relatively low interest rates. In fact, according to data from Moneyfacts, as of 13 May, the highest return on an easy access savings account…

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Why it’s better to plan for retirement sooner rather than later

Retirement is traditionally seen as an opportunity to relax, sit back, and enjoy the rewards of a lifetime of hard work. You may have an idea about how you’d want to spend yours, whether that’s taking long foreign holidays, mastering…

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3 increasingly common scams and what you need to know to protect your money

In the past few years, the increasing digitalisation of our society has had many benefits. From videoconferencing, which enables people to work from home, to contactless card payments, which can save you time at the till, technology has improved our…

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