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Nov 18, 2022

BLOG: Are annuities making a comeback?

Amid the economic upheaval and turmoil in the bond markets after the mini Budget, one positive has been the increase in annuity rates.
Nov 17, 2022

What you need to know about rising interest rates

Higher interest rates can be worrying for investors, but they don’t need to cause panic if you are taking a long-term view.
Nov 10, 2022

BLOG: Why investors should care about COP27

Environmental campaigning has been all over the news in recent weeks. Protestors have attacked art galleries, sprayed paint over prominent buildings and caused roadblocks on the M2...
Nov 04, 2022

Gender pensions gap: What is it and how can we close it?

The gender pay gap during their career spirals into pension inequality for women in later life. Here's how to take charge of your long-term financial future.
Nov 03, 2022

BLOG: How fast are your children’s investments growing?

It is 11 years ago this week that the Junior ISA replaced the Child Trust Fund. How much could your investment be worth and where are the opportunities for future growth?
Oct 27, 2022

BLOG: The hallmark of quality equities – recession resilience at a reasonable price

Quality is a commonly discussed ‘style’ factor in equity investing, but what do we mean by ‘quality’?
Oct 21, 2022

Dividends for generations to come: A beginner’s guide to ethical savings

It is fair to say the world is overhauling the idea of ‘business as usual’ to make way for a cleaner, greener future.
Oct 20, 2022

BLOG: Are UK equity income funds worth considering today?

These are financially devastating times for millions of people. Inflation is running at an eye-watering 10.1%, the cost of everything is soaring, interest rates are at 2.25% and av...
Oct 14, 2022

BLOG: ‘The case for a Single Easy Access Rate has never been stronger’

Proposals for a basic savings rate to crackdown on the loyalty penalty in the easy access market was shelved by the city watchdog two years ago. But the case to revisit this has gr...
Oct 13, 2022

Three pros and cons of pound-cost averaging

It has been a volatile few years for financial markets, firstly the Covid-19 pandemic caused a multinational global shut down and now the war in Ukraine, which is again causing mor...
Oct 07, 2022

BLOG: How global investing can protect you from sterling weakness

The pound is being pounded but it doesn’t necessarily mean your investment portfolio will suffer also.
Oct 06, 2022

BLOG: How to invest – and be kind to our planet

It’s a question that keeps investors with a conscience awake at night: Can you really make decent returns and still do your bit to help safeguard the planet’s future?
Sep 30, 2022

‘I’m one of Chase’s one million UK customers – here’s my take on it’

I joined Chase in May and have made the most of my account over the last few months, including overseas. As Chase has notched up one million UK customers, I wanted to share my expe...
Sep 23, 2022

BLOG: Who would want to be Prime Minister?

Who would want to be Prime Minister? Liz Truss has only been in the job just over two weeks and her inbox is already overflowing with pressing problems to sort out.
Sep 22, 2022

BLOG: Improving your credit score as a first-time buyer

What a tough time to be a first-time buyer. The cost-of-living crisis and high inflation are biting, which could leave buyers with a less than ideal credit rating just when they ne...
Sep 16, 2022

BLOG: The five most-Googled pension questions

Pensions are important – these pots of investments built up over your working life will help keep you afloat in retirement.

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