Author: Rebecca Aldridge

Aerial view of houses Is buy-to-let investing still a good idea?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Over 20 years, the average UK house price has outpaced inflation by around 3% a year. And in some regions, it will be much higher. Little wonder, then, that so…

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Planning for retirement The key to happiness in retirement

Reading Time: 4 minutes When it comes to preparing for retirement, most people believe it’s all a numbers game. But that’s only half the story; to have a long and fulfilling retirement takes more…

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Change The new normal, but better than before

Reading Time: 4 minutes Society has reopened its gates, although still somewhat guarded. And as the UK workforce gradually returns to their previous place of work, between hybrid working, video calls and regular testing,…

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How does money affect your emotions How does money affect your emotions?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Money is a funny old thing. As we move towards a cashless society, it’s not always something physical, yet it holds a lot of weight when it comes to our…

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The great resignation of 2021 The great resignation of 2021

Reading Time: 4 minutes The pandemic has brought about many changes, especially to the way we work. Many workforces had to down tools and bring about a new way of working. But since March…

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What we do and how we charge

Reading Time: 4 minutes When it comes to financial planning, the most common questions people have are ‘what is financial planning?’ and ‘what does financial planning cost?’. So, here we’ll explain what we do as…

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Property bubble Are we in a property bubble?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Due to a build-up in demand and the stamp duty holiday, the housing market is thriving. Properties are going for over asking price, and by a considerable amount in some…

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Stones on a beach Wellbeing: Finding the right balance

Reading Time: 3 minutes Everything in life is about balance. How much we eat, how much we move, the balance between work and life, the list goes on. Ultimately, your overall wellbeing relies on…

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Derailed retirement plans A change in retirement plans

Reading Time: 4 minutes A lot of things have changed over the last year. The world seems a very different place from what it was some 18 months ago. Understandably, the fiscal focus has…

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Experiences vs memories Experiences vs memories

Reading Time: 4 minutes In life, we experience things all the time, yet not all experiences become memories. We can share a common experience with another person, but our memory of the event can…

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The history of West Bridgford The history of West Bridgford

Reading Time: 4 minutes Nestled just south of the River Trent and a couple of miles away from Nottingham city centre, West Bridgford is a historic market town situated within the Borough of Rushcliffe….

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5 top tips for preparing your business for sale 5 top tips to prepare your business for sale

Reading Time: 4 minutes As a business owner, you’ll be used to making important decisions, but none more so than deciding to sell your business. After investing lots of time, money and energy into…

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Is cash still king? Is cash still king?

Reading Time: 3 minutes In the not so distant past, cash was king. Notes and coins regularly exchanged hands, but as technology improves and it’s now possible to pay with just your smile, as…

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