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…

How to extract profits from your company

Tax-efficient options for limited company directors. If you run your own limited company, you choose how much to pay yourself, pick your own payday, and in which way you will be paid.

Wealth knowledge, October 2020

Pension freedoms age rising to 57 in 2028 dashes early retirement hopes. The age at which retirement savers can access their private pensions will increase from 55 to 57 in 2028 confirmed.

Options for funding long-term care

Building your savings for later life care. Paying for long-term care is not cheap, and the burden first falls on private individuals.
Ros Altman – the former pension’s minister – described the nation as “sleepwalking into a social care crisis”, and already the costs borne privately are staggering.