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Goals don't just happen, you have to plan for them
How professional financial advice benefits both you and your family When it comes to managing your finances, the wealth of resources now available can make it easy to try and go it alone. However, obtaining the right advice from a qualified professional financial adviser will ensure you are able to plan ahead by including expectations for items such as inflation, market declines and your protection requirements, so you can stay on track. [...]
Rising prices can wipe years off retirement pots
How to protect your pension income against inflationary pressures For anyone feeling the effects of rising inflation rates, it's important to ensure that your retirement fund isn't significantly impacted. While this can be challenging in such an uncertain economic climate, there are measures you can take to ensure that your savings don't suffer. [...]
Ready to start investing for your grandchild’s future?
Future wealth Investing in the future of your grandchildren is a great way to help them prepare for their financial needs in life. By setting aside money now, you can provide them with added security and increased opportunities in the years to come. Investing for grandchildren can be used to help fund college tuition, make a down payment on their first car or home, or even start a retirement fund. [...]
Insurance that works while you can’t
Would you be able to carry on paying the bills using statutory sick pay or your savings? Consider how you would cover your usual monthly costs if you were ill or injured and couldn’t work for a while. Would you be able to carry on paying the bills using statutory sick pay or your savings? If not, it's worth thinking about. [...]
7 out of 10 adults are puzzled by financial matters lingo Being informed about financial matters is essential to making sound decisions and staying in control of your money. Unfortunately, many people feel confused by the jargon used in financial discussions and services. [...]
Drawdown, annuities or both?
Make sure your retirement strategy meets your needs and goals It's important to make a well-informed decision when it comes to deciding what to do with your pension pot: drawdown, annuity or a combination of both. Making the right choice will affect your retirement for many years. [...]