money management

Is it time you ditched your High Street bank and went digital?

With a slew of digital-only options, is it time to ditch your old bank? We look at how Monzo, Starling and Revolut are challenging the old guard.…

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Tips for building a nest egg for your children or grandchildren

Starting early can make an extraordinary difference to long-term wealth. Here are some options to help your children or grandchildren. Building a…

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retirement planning

Are you saving enough for retirement? Here’s what to consider when planning

From living longer to cruises of a lifetime - here are a few things you need to consider when saving for your retirement. There’s no one easy way to…

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Savings lotteries – what are they, and are they worth it?

Savings lotteries have become more prevalent in recent times as banks look to incentivise saving without offering better rates. But are they any…

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ESG Investing

Navigating ESG investing in an increasingly complex world

This article first appeared in Professional Adviser. While ESG investing seems like a straightforward concept, factors such as geopolitics cannot be…

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bond and stock markets

Inflation is back – should you be worried?

Inflation has been off the agenda for investors for years, but prices are rising again – and it could have implications for your finances. Inflation…

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A quarter of a million over 55s get caught out by this pension tax trap each year – don’t be one of them

The little-known Money Purchase Annual Allowance is catching out thousands of pension savers each year. Here are a few ways to prevent yourself from…

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ISAs

Struggling to make ends meet? Here are seven ways you can rein in your outgoings

Around 10.7 million Brits have “low financial resilience”, according to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). That means nearly one in five UK…

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money management

Top tips for getting the most out of your money online

There is no question that money is going digital, with the pandemic speeding the switch away from cash. But how can you make your money go further in…

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Chairman's Blog

The BoE and the future of interest rates

This article first appeared in Professional Adviser. Simon Goldthorpe takes a look back at the Bank of England's history and how its past may shape…

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IPO

Should you invest in an IPO? Lessons from the Deliveroo stock market launch

Should you invest in companies through IPOs? Deliveroo’s recent stock market flop is a perfect example why it may be best to steer clear. The market…

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