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Guide: Building a nest egg – How to create financial security for your children and grandchildren

As a parent or grandparent, you may be thinking about ways you can build a nest egg for children or grandchildren. It’s a step that can give them financial security as they become independent. According to the…

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How working with a financial planner can help you if you’ve recently become a parent

Starting a family can be one of the most important and rewarding milestones in your life. If you’ve recently had a child, there can be no better time to sort out your finances to prepare for this exciting new chapter…

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3 useful financial new year’s resolutions you should make in 2022

Each year, millions of Brits use the new year as an opportunity to make a lasting positive change to their lives. According to data from YouGov, exercising more and losing weight were some of the most popular…

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4 important ways that young people can really benefit from seeking professional financial advice

Where do you get your financial tips and advice from? If it’s from social media, you’re not alone. New research published by MoneyAge, shows that under-25s are three times more likely to take financial advice from Instagram…

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Guide: 10 ways to lead a more sustainable life

Sustainability has become a key topic for governments, businesses and communities around the world. If you want to reduce the impact your lifestyle has on the environment, it can be difficult to know where to start. Our latest guide looks…

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3 important ways that working with a financial planner can help when caring for a loved one

When a loved one is no longer able to manage their own affairs, it can often put you in a very difficult situation. Not only is this a deeply emotionally distressing time, but you may also have to take on…

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Everything you need to know about the 2021 Autumn Budget

“Employment is up, investment is growing, public services are improving, the public finances are stabilising, and wages are rising.” This is the backdrop against which Rishi Sunak presented the 2021 Autumn Budget. Promising “a stronger economy for the British people”,…

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How seeking financial advice can help you if you’re leaving the armed forces

After years of service, the prospect of settling down into civilian life can be appealing for many veterans. This is an opportunity to buy a home, spend more time with your loved ones, and enjoy a significantly less stressful lifestyle.

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3 key signs of financial abuse to look out for and how a financial planner can help

When people talk about domestic abuse, they tend to focus on the physical and emotional aspects of it. Due to this, financial abuse is often overlooked. This insidious form of manipulation is also much more common than you might expect.

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Cutting through the jargon: What is stagflation?

As you probably know, the coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on the UK economy throughout 2020 and 2021. According to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), published in the Guardian, the UK economy…

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3 useful ways your parents can help you get onto the property ladder

Buying your first home is a major life milestone but, in recent years, it has been increasingly difficult for young people to take this important first step onto the property ladder. According to figures from the Office…

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National Insurance and Dividend Tax rise as government suspends State Pension triple lock

This week, the government has made two major policy announcements that are likely to directly affect your finances. A much-anticipated National Insurance rise will result in an increased burden on workers including, for the first time, those above State Pension…

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