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Jun 19, 2020

BLOG: What to consider when financially gifting

The lockdown period has forced us to retreat indoors and take a breather from our fast-paced lives, and many have chosen this opportunity to take stock of their financial situation...
Jun 12, 2020

BLOG: Four fund managers who ignore the economy

The role of fund managers in an investor’s portfolio is going to be as important as ever in the next 12 months.
Jun 11, 2020

BLOG: The post-coronavirus world will look at sustainability through a new lens

Ethical and sustainability issues have been on the agenda for a while, but this year, they’ve seen an unprecedented level of attention. As we emerge from the coronavirus lockdown...
Jun 09, 2020

BLOG: What virtual quizzes have taught us about accessing financial advice

I’m clearly not the first person to note how different our lives today look compared to just a few months ago. In both our working and our social lives, we are simply having to e...
Jun 02, 2020

BLOG: Don’t cash in your Lifetime ISA even though penalties have been slashed

Struggling savers will temporarily incur a lower penalty charge for dipping into their Lifetime ISAs early but that doesn't mean people should raid their accounts, writes Steve Cod...
May 15, 2020

BLOG: Understanding recessions and recoveries

Over the next few weeks and months we will start to see the true economic impact of the coronavirus.
May 14, 2020

BLOG: Why a general power of attorney can be worth its weight in gold during Covid-19

As we enter the eighth week of lockdown, many over a certain age may be struggling to get their financial affairs in order. A general power of attorney can be a helpful interim mea...
May 07, 2020

BLOG: Lockdown lessons for teenagers to save for a happy retirement

Getting teenagers to think about saving for their old age is a mammoth task at the best of times, and with the stresses of the coronavirus health crisis it may now seem impossible....
May 04, 2020

Covid-19: Reviewing your investment portfolio

Successful investing isn't simply a matter of putting your savings into assets and then waiting for the profits to roll in. Instead, it is about playing the long game and keeping a...
Apr 15, 2020

BLOG: Saving money in lockdown

Many will be facing financial hardship during the coronavirus lockdown but others will be lucky enough to continue to be paid while cutting back on usual costs.
Apr 14, 2020

BLOG: Four funds to navigate the dividend storm

The UK is in the eye of the dividend storm as nearly half of companies have scrapped shareholder payouts amid the coronavirus pandemic. But there are some options for income invest...
Apr 02, 2020

ISA 2020: Investing in healthcare

All eyes are on the healthcare industry to help and protect the population from the coronavirus pandemic. Today and in the future, investment opportunities will be plentiful.
Apr 01, 2020

Leaving home for food: what’s considered essential?

Government guidance suggests you should only leave your home for basic necessities such as food during the lockdown, but with shoppers stocking up on Easter eggs and lampshades, ma...
Mar 27, 2020

BLOG: The rise of the machines – ISA investments for the future

Robots are increasingly carrying out everyday and mundane tasks we loathe to do at home and at work. While we’re still in the early stages of this disruptive trend, the long-term...
Mar 24, 2020

Sponsored: Self-isolating is the perfect time to plan for the future

Planning your trajectory for your life and finances is rarely without benefit, but where to start?
Mar 20, 2020

BLOG: Surviving – and investing in – lockdown with your children

As stock markets plunge and schools are forced to close to stop the spread of the virus, there will be some businesses to benefit from lockdown while parents juggle work and childc...

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