Budgeting & Financial habits

Time in the market, not timing the market

Don’t get distracted from staying focused on your investment goals Investment market swings can be unnerving, but they shouldn’t distract you from staying focused on your financial goals. Periods of market volatility, like whose we’ve seen over recent months, will undoubtedly be unsettling times for most investors. The risks of incurring losses can make holding investments difficult to bear, with…
Jen Paice
July 23, 2020
Budgeting & Financial habits

Financial fallout from Covid-19: Impact on the nation’s wealth and financial security

It is becoming uncomfortably clear that while not everyone has been physically affected by coronavirus (COVID-19), every single one of us will be impacted financially. During the pandemic, savings and investments have been volatile, as have wages and jobs. As a result, the virus has affected the majority of people’s savings habits according to new research. 6 in 10 savers…
Jen Paice
July 8, 2020
Budgeting & Financial habitsSavings & Investments

Get rich-quick schemes: financial fraud nets millions for organised crime scammers

Reading time: 2 minutes > Fraudulent get-rich-quick schemes are netting millions for organised crime. But investment scams can be difficult to spot because they’re designed to look like genuine investments, with most scammers having a professional-looking website and documents. In the first six months of last year, across all categories of financial fraud, a total of £207.5 million was stolen…
Jen Paice
April 17, 2020
Budgeting & Financial habits

Discover a clearer financial future: professional financial advice tailored to you

Reading time: 4 minutes > It’s often a common fallacy that only those that are wealthy have any need for professional financial advice. Regardless of how careful you are with your money, dealing with the tricky intricacies of taxation, investments and financial regulations can be difficult for even the most money-conscious of earners. However, when it comes to financial planning…
Jen Paice
March 20, 2020
Budgeting & Financial habits

Wealth Uplift: Calculating the value of financial advice

Reading time: 2 minutes > Quantifying the value of financial advice has always been a challenge because people who receive financial advice have different characteristics to those who do not. But what if it was now possible to quantify the value of financial advice and isolate a pure ‘advice effect’? This is exactly what the researchers at the International Longevity…
Jen Paice
February 7, 2020
Budgeting & Financial habits

Every journey starts with a destination: Looking at the bigger picture for your wealth and security

Reading time: 3 minutes > Every plan starts with a goal, just like every journey starts with a destination. Planning your financial future is not only important for your security, but it also provides peace of mind. Financial planning should be viewed as a long-term approach to managing your finances. Creating your financial plan will help you see the bigger…
Jen Paice
January 7, 2020

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