Saving for your children, Q&A

“I have two children and would like to start investing for them. A relative has recently offered to give me £250 a month for each of them to invest but … Read More

Property wealth boost

Older homeowners receive £1.94 billion Older homeowners received a £1.94 billion property wealth boost in the first half of 2021, data shows[1]. More than half of the proceeds of equity … Read More

Generation Xers chronically under-saving

57% face financial difficulty in retirement years According to The International Longevity Centre UK (ILCUK) report, a substantial proportion of Generation Xers (those born between 1965 and 1980) in the UK face … Read More

Suspending pension contributions

Think carefully about how action taken now could affect your retirement As more people worry about money and are struggling financially as a consequence of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it’s … Read More

Retirement finances

COVID-19: third of retirees fearful due to negative impact Six years on from pension freedoms, non-advised savers aged over 50 are facing a ticking time bomb at retirement, according to … Read More

ISA transfers

Time to widen your range of investment choices? If you have accumulated a number of Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) over the years, keeping them all in one place could give … Read More

Funding long-term care

How much will it cost to enjoy life in later years? Long-term care covers everything from residential and nursing homes to home care. It is provided by a range of … Read More

Goals-based investing

Are you giving yourself the best chance of success? Before you start, defining any goals you may have will help you plan, budget and choose the right investments. Your goals … Read More