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Cornerstone Asset Management pledges support to the Global Ethical Finance Initiative’s Path to COP26.

Cornerstone Asset Management pledges support to the Global Ethical Finance Initiative’s Path to COP26. While the festivals and fun normally found in Edinburgh have been postponed by the pandemic, there is one unique and worthwhile group that continues to operate, albeit remotely. The Global Ethical Finance Initiative, or GEFI to its friends, has been busy gathering forces in preparation for…
Jen Paice
January 22, 2021
Budgeting & Financial habits

5 Healthy Financial Habits You Shouldn’t Ignore

How to get your finances in order to make more of your money. Do you feel like your financial life has been turned upside down during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? Or, has the start of the new year focused you on getting your finances in order to make more of your money? Whatever the answer is, it’s important to adopt…
Jen Paice
January 19, 2021
Pensions & Retirement

Take it to the Max

How to make the most of the various pension allowances. Saving into a pension is one of the most tax-efficient ways to save for your retirement. Not only do pensions enable you to grow your retirement savings largely free of tax, but they also provide tax relief on the contributions you make. There are various pension allowances that you need…
Jen Paice
January 12, 2021
Pensions & Retirement

Rewritten Retirement Rules

In 2015, the retirement rules were rewritten. The rules, which came into effect from 6 April 2015, have changed the way people take money out of their pensions, with new freedoms and options available to anyone over the age of 55. Pension freedom tax rules allow members of defined contribution pension schemes to access their pension savings early, provided they…
Jen Paice
January 7, 2021

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
Pensions & Retirement

Happiness is Freedom

With Greater Freedom Comes Greater Responsibility ‘The secret to happiness is freedom’ wrote the ancient Greek historian Thucydides. And with the introduction of the pension freedom rules, those aged over 55 now have far greater freedom of choice over how they use their pension pot to fund their retirement years. When pension freedoms commenced during the tax year 2014/15, it…
Jen Paice
December 16, 2020

The Critical Factor

Life-Changing Cover, For Life-Changing Events The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has caused many households to reassess their financial defences with the purchase of protection insurance. The diagnosis of a serious illness can mean a very difficult time for your health and your wealth. If you were to become critically ill and could not earn a living, would your family cope financially,…
Jen Paice
December 11, 2020
Pensions & Retirement

Grow your Money

Invest in a Better Future Retirement planning is one of the most important investments you can make towards your retirement, to ensure you experience the quality of life you want in later years. But millions of retirement savers are unaware that they are sitting on a powerful weapon that could be used to fight climate change and other environmental problems…
Jen Paice
December 9, 2020

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