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Winter Newsletter

Winter Newsletter 2019/2020

  • Tone up your finances in 2020
  • The sandwiched: finding time to thrive
  • ATOMIC explosion! Acronyms Take Over Many Invest.....
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Investing in times of uncertainty

It has been an interesting few months for investors. A variety of economic and geopolitical events have all played their part in making some investors question whether now is a good time to invest or remain invested.

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The General Election December 2019

The result is in.

Following six weeks of intense campaigning, the result..... Read More

Financial advice provides ‘£47k wealth uplift’ over a decade

Financial advice provides an average £47,000 wealth uplift in just ten years, according to analysis by Royal London and the International Longevity Centre (ILC). [1] The research also found the proportionate impact of taking financial advice is greater for those of more modest means. Of 4,100 people surveyed, those who ‘were just getting by’ with […]

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Autumn Newsletter

Autumn Newsletter 2019

  • How much do you need to retire comfortably?
  • Gender protection gap revealed
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An Introduction to Pensions

  • What is a pension?
  • What types of pension are there?
  • What tax relief do I get on my pension contributions?
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An Introduction to ISAs

  • Finding the right ISA for you
  • How much can you save in your ISA?
  • Opting for cash or shares - or a combination.....
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An Introduction to Mortgages

  • Finding the right mortgage for you
  • How much can you afford to borrow?
  • Getting your finances in order
  • .....
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An Introduction to Life Insurance

  • Deciding how much cover is right for you
  • Term insurance or whole-of-life policy?
  • Choosing a joint or single .....
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An Introduction to Equity Release

  • Two ways to release equity
  • This mortgage is for life (usually)
  • Home reversion and lifetime mortgages
  • Takin.....
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