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Wealth Knowledge, February 2020

Wealth Knowledge, February 2020

February 18, 2020

Thousands of retirees face being more than £3,500 worse off in retirement from April, when extra payments to adult dependants come to an end.

Long-term saving options for children

Long-term saving options for children

February 18, 2020

For wealthy parents and grandparents who want to financially assist younger generations, building a nest egg on their behalf can go a long way.

The importance of drafting a valid Will

The importance of drafting a valid Will

February 18, 2020

Writing a Will is one of the most important things you can do to protect your family’s financial future.

Protection policies to consider

Protection policies to consider

January 6, 2020

In the last few years we’ve seen a huge amount of political upheaval, along with several high-profile business failures and accompanying job losses.

High earners and the tapered allowance

High earners and the tapered allowance

January 6, 2020

High earners will be familiar with the tapered annual allowance. After all, it spent most of 2019 mired in controversy after medical professionals in England snubbed overtime shifts amid fears of being clobbered with unexpectedly high tax bills.

Wealth Knowledge, January 2020

Wealth Knowledge, January 2020

January 6, 2020

A fixed-rate war between mortgage lenders is driving prices for decade-long products to enticing lows, Moneyfacts has said.

Financial planning for sole traders

Financial planning for sole traders

December 18, 2019

Being your own boss continues to appeal, with 3.5 million sole trader businesses registered in the UK at the start of 2019.

An overview of trusts

An overview of trusts

December 18, 2019

If you’re passing on your money, property or investments – to a relative, a friend or an organisation – you want to ensure it goes to the right person or cause and is used as you wish.

Wealth Knowledge, December 2019

Wealth Knowledge, December 2019

December 18, 2019

Retirement savers in their mid-40s and early 50s have been urged to think twice about accessing their pension to invest in buy-to-let property.

Diversifying your savings

Diversifying your savings

November 11, 2019

Diversification is such a commonly-used term in relation to savings and investments that it can sound like a buzzword, but the basic idea behind it is simple enough.

The dangers posed by pension scams

The dangers posed by pension scams

November 11, 2019

Cold calls, time-limited offers and claims of guaranteed returns are among the tactics being used to tempt pension savers into risking their retirement income.

Wealth Knowledge, November 2019

Wealth Knowledge, November 2019

November 11, 2019

New statistics from HMRC reveal that 26,550 people had pension contributions that exceeded the £40,000 annual allowance last year – up from 18,500 in 2016/17.

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