3 great reasons why you should take out protection now

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If you want to reach all your life goals, having a comprehensive financial plan can be hugely beneficial. Whether you’re investing wealth for a comfortable retirement or saving up to buy a home, having a clear strategy can give you a much greater sense of control and confidence. Of course, when working towards your goals […]

Why is the Bank of England scrapping one of the mortgage affordability tests?

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For most young people, purchasing your first home is one of the biggest goals to work towards. After so much hard work and diligent saving, the excitement of finally taking that all-important step onto the property ladder can be colossal. Of course, in the past few years the rising value of houses has made it […]

5 valuable tips for how to make the most of an unexpected windfall

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At some point in our lives, many of us have daydreamed about what we’d do if we suddenly came into a large amount of money. You might want to use it to tick a few items off your bucket list by taking a long foreign holiday or buying an expensive new car. Of course, before […]

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

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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 onto your food bills. As you’ll know, the biggest threat that inflation typically poses is that it eats […]

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

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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 make it much easier for you to achieve them? As surprising as it might sound, […]

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 and TV programmes encouraging you to sort things out for yourself rather than get someone […]

Your complete guide to financial protection

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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 a valuable safety net and help ensure you’re still able to meet financial commitments if […]

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

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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 affected the national economy. As a result, many people have become more anxious as their […]

What can the government do to tackle inflation?

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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 the first time. According to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the Consumer Price Index (CPI) […]