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Apr 08, 2021

BLOG: What can we learn from the best performing ISA funds since 1999?

It has been 22 years since ISAs were launched in order to make saving more accessible to the mass market, and on the whole they have been a success.
Apr 01, 2021

BLOG: Should you lease or buy a car?

Car leasing, also known as Personal Contract Hire (PCH), is growing at an exceptional rate in the UK, and it shouldn’t come as a great surprise.
Mar 26, 2021

BLOG: Why paying a mortgage early redemption charge can sometimes save you money

The world of mortgages can often feel quite complex with all the jargon but if there’s one thing that everyone ‘gets’, it’s that paying an early redemption charge (ERC) is ...
Mar 25, 2021

BLOG: Five things to consider when you come into unexpected money

The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted every aspect of life over the past year, but of course the biggest and most tragic impact is the many lives lost during the crisis.
Mar 19, 2021

BLOG: How much should you be putting away for your retirement?

While financial planning might not be top of everyone’s to do list, most of us have thought about life after work and the sort of retirement we might want.
Mar 18, 2021

BLOG: Why you’re not going to be an ISA millionaire

It’s officially ISA season and there’s good news for savers – it’s never been easier to be an ‘ISA millionaire’. Apparently.
Mar 12, 2021

BLOG Covid-19 accelerates digital banking adoption

Digital banking has gone from an option to a necessity during the Covid-19 pandemic, producing a dramatic shift in consumer behaviour and banking operations as they both move towar...
Mar 11, 2021

BLOG: Six ISA ideas for income investors

With interest rates still close to zero, bond yields low, and dividends having been cut by more than a third in some countries over the past year, income investors are no doubt won...
Mar 05, 2021

BLOG: Why you need protection insurance

The past 12 months have presented various challenges for many. Households have had to face sickness, unemployment and a loss of job security which has led to financial instability...
Mar 04, 2021

BLOG: Why every woman should become an investor

One of the good things about lockdown has been it’s given me more time to indulge in a passion of mine: reading. My latest choice is ‘Invisible Women’ by Caroline Criado Pere...
Feb 26, 2021

BLOG: ‘Groupon Bucks? No thanks, I want my money back’

I was pleasantly surprised when I received an email from Groupon at the end of January 2021 informing me that my refund had been processed.
Feb 25, 2021

BLOG: How to make your pension last you through retirement

How to ensure that your pension savings will last through retirement is a critical financial decision and one that many of those approaching retirement will have considered. I’m ...
Feb 19, 2021

BLOG: Couch to £10k – an investment plan

Much like January when many of us take the opportunity to get a bit fitter, eat a bit healthier or drink a little less, the weeks leading up to 5 April, and the start of the new ta...
Feb 18, 2021

BLOG: Take cover ahead of the stamp duty deadline

As the deadline for the stamp duty holiday nears, homebuyers are rushing to complete their house purchases before 31 March 2021.
Feb 12, 2021

BLOG: Is China the place to invest in 2021?

It’s out with the Rat and in with Ox this month, as China celebrates its New Year.

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