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What financial wellbeing means for your health

The latest Financial Wellness Index has revealed that people with very little savings and those who are struggling to pay their bills are also those who are suffering from poor health. Conversely, those enjoying good health are more likely to experience a higher level of financial wellness. The findings raise the question of whether working [...]

2017-08-16T12:08:36+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Latest News|

The new pensions minister’s savings tips!

Richard Harrington, who was made pensions secretary by Theresa May soon after she assumed office as Prime Minister in July last year, recently wrote an article for This Is Money divulging his spending tips for 2017. It’s a piece littered with what could be called ‘financial advice’, so what does the new minister recommend we [...]

2017-07-10T15:54:20+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Latest News|

New lifetime allowance could hit more than just ‘pension millionaires’

The latest figures surrounding the pensions lifetime allowance (LTA), which governs how much your pensions can be worth whilst still claiming tax relief, suggest that a considerable number of middle-income earners are being hit by the lower threshold. The amount collected from pensions exceeding the LTA by HMRC during the 2015-16 tax year came to £126 [...]

2017-07-10T15:46:12+00:00 February 10th, 2017|Latest News|

Slow start to housing market predicted for 2017

The housing market is set for a slow start in the new year due to a shortage of homes for sale, according to a survey by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Although property transactions may increase at the beginning of 2017 after slowing since the spring, the survey suggests that any acceleration is [...]

2017-07-10T15:16:10+00:00 January 10th, 2017|Latest News|

3 new year’s resolutions for your finances (that you can actually keep) in 2017

Whilst New Year’s resolutions are always made with the best of intentions, the truth is that they often prove difficult to keep beyond the first few weeks in January. The main reason for this is that the goals we set ourselves are admirable but simply too lofty to achieve. It’s far better to choose a [...]

2017-07-10T15:44:16+00:00 January 2nd, 2017|Latest News|