25th May: Talking about your will – don’t be one of the 93%
A national saving and investment survey has shown only 7% of people have spoken to their parents about inheritance. One of the most important parts of planning to leave an inheritance is to talk about it.
25th May: Cutting through the noise – How can we help?
‘Stock market closing at an all time high’; ‘The bubble’s burst’; ‘The stock market is crashing’; ‘Shares have gone through the roof – how could they go any higher?’; ‘House prices plummet by 30%’;
25th May: How to approach student loans with your kids
University is always going to be at least partially a financial decision both for prospective students and their parents, or whoever they rely on financially.
25th May: Why it pays to retire early
Sound financial planning is not only good for your bank account – it could actually improve your life expectancy.
2nd Mar: Time in the market, not timing the markets
With markets around the world continuing to prove unpredictable as momentous financial and political events continue to unfold, it’s perhaps not a surprise that investors are increasingly concerned about when is the ‘best time’ for them to inve...
20th Feb: Refunds for 1.8 Million LPAs and EPAs
About 1.8m people have been overcharged by the Office of the Public Guardian for Lasting Powers of Attorney.
14th Dec: Using a Solicitor as your Executor
The Times, dated 4th November 2017, reported that a couple were faced with an exorbitant legal bill of £115,000 which was “removed” from a modest £300,000 estate.
10th Dec: Power of Attorney – the case for and against
Setting up a trusted family member or friend with a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) ensures that someone else is able to make important decisions for you when you’re no longer in a position to be able to make them for yourself.
16th Nov: Have you made a Will?
According to a study by Standard Life, more than half of British adults don’t have a will, putting their heirs at risk of paying hefty legal bills to untangle estates.
16th Nov: Planning how to pay for a care home
When moving into, or helping a loved one into a care home, you need to fully understand about costs and affordability, including what the state provides.