Lockdowns fuel spike in divorce rates

The number of people seeking to divorce their spouses boomed last year, with many couples forced to spend long amounts of time with their partners during various coronavirus restrictions.
Indeed, those googling Citizens’ Advice divorce guidance increased sharply since last April, during the first national lockdown, and rose by 25% year-on-year in September 2020.

Is it time to get a pension review?

Pensions have come a long way in the last 20 years. Innovative products like stakeholder pensions have reduced costs, auto-enrolment has increased accessibility, and self-invested personal pensions (SIPPs) have boosted investment choice.

How much is needed to start investing?

All investors have to begin somewhere. The short answer is £50 a month, but that’s probably not particularly helpful to you because it does not take into account your circumstances.

Making the most of your annual allowance

The coronavirus pandemic appears to have thrown some of the nation’s retirement plans into jeopardy, with recent figures commissioned by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) revealing that 13% of older workers have already changed their planned retirement age…

Wealth knowledge, November 2020

UK economic recovery slows to 2.1% in August. The UK’s economic recovery following sharp declines caused by the coronavirus lockdown continued to slow in August 2020, official figures show.