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COVID-19 Fallout

24% of the UK population feel financially worse off than before the pandemic. During the past year and a half we’ve experienced a stock market collapse, soaring unemployment, millions deferring their mortgage payments – and paradoxically, a booming housing market, plus bulging savings accounts.   Analysis by the Bank of England has identified 28% of households have seen incomes fall…
Jen Paice
July 19, 2021
Family

Succession Planning

Preparing yourself, your family and your business for the future The operational demands of running a family business or other closely held enterprise can be all-consuming, but it’s vital that business leaders take the time needed to assess their organisation’s business succession planning. After pouring years of your life into building a profitable business, it’s natural that you’ll want to…
Jen Paice
June 22, 2021
Family

Grandparents, Grandchildren And Money

Sharing your wealth during your lifetime can make a big difference With all of us leading longer lives, you might be considering how you can help your family when it matters most. Sharing your wealth during your lifetime can make a big difference and bring you a lot of joy, particularly when helping younger generations who are dealing with rising…
Jen Paice
June 7, 2021
Family

Funding Your Child’s Future Lifestyle!

Early preparation in life is key to becoming financially independent As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues into a second year, we’re learning more and more about its financial impact. While many individuals and families are struggling up and down the country, there is a particular strain placed on the parents of adult children. A recent survey showed that 50% of…
Jen Paice
May 31, 2021
FamilySavings & Investments

Combined Finances

Some couples may prefer to keep their finances separate, while others share everything. Whichever method you’ve chosen, when it comes to retirement saving, it’s worth planning together to ensure you’ve made the most of all the allowances and benefits offered to couples. Your golden years may ultimately be the best of your relationship if you understand each other’s future goals,…
Jen Paice
April 29, 2021
Family

Generation COVID-19

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has led to more people supporting younger family members financially. New research shows that 5.5 million older family members expect to provide additional financial support to younger members as a direct result of the pandemic . Of these, 15% estimate they will provide an additional sum of £353 in financial aid. The most common reasons given…
Jen Paice
April 8, 2021
Family

Investing For Your Child’s Future

Whatever hopes and dreams you have for your children or grandchildren, it’s reassuring to know that you can help make this happen by setting them on the path to financial security when they are young. To fund the future you want for them, it’s crucial to start saving early. Building wealth for your children or grandchildren  Junior individual saving account…
Jen Paice
March 9, 2021
FamilyProtection

Is the Future of Your Loved Ones in Good Hands?

Coronavirus spurs one in six to take action on their Will. Have you decided what will happen to your property and belongings after your death? It is never too early to be thinking of making a Will and to ensure that your assets and estate go to the people you want them to. If you don’t, that may not happen.…
Jen Paice
February 5, 2021
Family

Supporting Younger Generations

Giving Grandchildren Financial Security is an Important Goal for Many If you are a grandparent, it’s natural to want to help out the family. And if you’re able to give a financial boost – whether it’s a loan or a gift – to the younger generation, it can be enormously rewarding for you too. Even during the current coronavirus (COVID-19)…
Jen Paice
January 5, 2021
FamilySavings & Investments

Festive Financial Gifts

Deciding on the right investments for the children in your life As the festive season approaches, have you thought about gifting your children or grandchildren something different this Christmas? Giving them a good start in life by making investments into their future can make all the difference in today’s complex world. Many parents and grandparents want to help younger members…
Jen Paice
December 2, 2020

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