Author: Rebecca Aldridge

a–z guide to investments A – Z Guide to Investments – Part 2

Reading Time: 4 minutes Earlier this week, we posted the first part of our A – Z guide to investments. We continue to wade through the industry jargon, explaining common phrases to help you…

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a–z guide to investments A – Z Guide to Investments – Part 1

Reading Time: 4 minutes Over the next couple of weeks, we’re talking investments. There’s a lot of industry jargon used by firms and in the financial papers, which you may or may not be…

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29-6-top-tips-for-childrens-savings 6 Top Tips for Children’s Savings

Reading Time: 4 minutes We all want our children to do well in life – to succeed and be happy. And because money is such an important part of life, it’s important they learn…

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33-worried-about-the-120m-pension-scam Worried about the £120m Pension Scam?

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Serious Fraud Squad issued a warning last week relating to people who have invested their pension money into self-storage units. It now appears that money invested in such schemes…

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34-what-should-you-do-with-your-inheritance What should you do with your Inheritance?

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you are about to inherit money, property or possessions, you may find yourself conflicted with mixed emotions. You’re likely to be grieving, which is a very difficult time for…

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35-wills Wills

Reading Time: 4 minutes 10 Things to Consider When Writing Your Will If there’s one thing that’s guaranteed never to come up in conversation on a night out with friends, it’s what you’ve put…

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36-what-are-the-different-types-of-ISAs What are the different types of ISAs?

Reading Time: 3 minutes An Individual Savings Account (ISA) is a tax-efficient way to save money. As we move forward into the new financial year 2017 – 2018, there is a new ISA allowance…

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37-won-the-lottery-what-happens-next Won the Lottery? What happens next…

Reading Time: 4 minutes Most of us will never experience winning the lottery, but if you are lucky enough to see your ticket hit the jackpot, what do you do next? Even if you…

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38-lets-get-digital-making-tax-digital Let’s Get Digital…Making Tax Digital

Reading Time: 2 minutes From April 2018, many businesses and self-employed people (including landlords) will be required to start using digital software for tax records, submitting these to HMRC on a quarterly basis. This…

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45-5-ways-to-spring-clean-your-finances 5 Ways to Spring-Clean Your Finances

Reading Time: 3 minutes With only a few weeks to go until the end of the financial year, how are your finances shaping up? Did you manage to put any measures in place after…

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47-cuts-announced-for-defined-benefit-pensions Cuts Announced for Defined Benefit Pensions

Reading Time: 4 minutes This week, the Government proposed changes to the way defined benefit pensions are calculated. In short, it means if you have benefits in a defined benefit scheme, you could find…

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