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Inheritance Tax and gifting guide

If your estate could be liable for Inheritance Tax (IHT), gifting is one solution for passing on wealth while reducing the bill that could be appropriate for you. Our latest…

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Investment market update: September 2020

As countries around the world eased lockdown restrictions, there are positive signs that economies are recovering following the Covid-19 pandemic. However, with new measures in place potentially for months, the…

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7 signs your work-life balance could benefit from an adjustment

Earlier this month marked National Work Life Week, which aims to encourage both employers and employees to focus on wellbeing and striking the right balance between work and life. The…

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Millennials struggle with homeownership: 5 things that could help

Getting on the property ladder has always been a struggle. But a combination of soaring rents, rapidly rising house prices and stagnant wages means many millennials are worrying they’ll never…

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Financial planning week: 10 steps to take before New Year

This month marked financial planning week, which aims to showcase the benefits of financial planning, from the financial gains to improved wellbeing. To celebrate this, we’ve got a checklist of…

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10 ways to free up money so you can save more

Lockdown has turned us into a nation of savers. People in the UK usually save around £4 billion a month, but New Model Adviser reports that,…

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Pension age rises to 57: What does it mean?

From 2028, you won’t be able to access your Personal Pension until the age of 57. The government’s decision could affect your retirement plans and it’s important to review what…

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Planning for a 100-year life

When you think about your lifestyle goals and financial plan, how far ahead do you look? It wasn’t so long ago that planning to reach 80 meant you…

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Retirement planning as a couple

Planning for retirement should be an exciting time in your life. You’re able to give up work and focus on the things you enjoy. But what if your…

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5 ways you can reduce tax liability in retirement

When you retire, there are a lot of financial decisions that need to be made as you start accessing the savings and investments you’ve built up. It’s natural…

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