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by Alexander Beard, on Nov 13, 2019 9:53:01 AM

As you grow older, one of the things you might be most concerned about is the entire value of your home disappearing on paying care home fees. Care from the …

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Topics:MortgagesPropertyUK

by Alexander Beard, on Nov 7, 2019 2:52:14 PM

This may seem a surprising suggestion. Surely most people are eagerly looking forward to early retirement, not thinking about postponing it? More time to travel the world, spend on the …

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Topics:Retirement

by Alexander Beard, on Nov 7, 2019 2:43:55 PM

After 30th November 2019, potential first-time buyers will no longer be able to apply for a new Help to Buy ISA. Savers who already have an account will be able …

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Topics:ISAMortgagesTipsUK

by Alexander Beard, on Oct 23, 2019 10:12:54 AM

If you pay much attention to the media and advertisers, you may think that retirement is all about riding jet skis, sipping sherry on the French riviera or cuddling grandchildren …

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Topics:Financial PlanningPensionsRetirementTax

by Alexander Beard, on Oct 23, 2019 10:09:45 AM

The Stanford marshmallow experiment is one of the most famous pieces of social science research out there. It has arguably influenced the way that many people live their lives, in …

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Topics:Financial Planning

by Alexander Beard, on Oct 15, 2019 11:39:40 AM

A joint warning from The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) says that five million pension savers could be risking their retirement pots due to scammers. Which …

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Topics:PensionsRetirementTips

by Alexander Beard, on Oct 15, 2019 11:28:58 AM

Could the linear business model of take, make and dispose be a thing of the past? With the climate changing and prominent figures such as David Attentbrough warning of a …

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Topics:BusinessEuropeUK

by Alexander Beard, on Oct 8, 2019 12:15:47 PM

If you’ve been following the advance of technology in the financial sector over the past decade, you’ve no doubt heard of blockchain, the record keeping technology which had its first …

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Topics:Investments

by Alexander Beard, on Oct 8, 2019 12:12:37 PM

An independent commission made up of several charity, economic and fiscal experts has published a report containing a number of proposals that would give UK charity tax relief the much-needed …

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Topics:Tax

by Alexander Beard, on Sep 23, 2019 10:05:55 AM

Protecting and growing wealth is often one of the main objectives clients have. There are many investment opportunities out there that are described as ‘safe,’ but many individuals feel that …

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Topics:Financial PlanningInvestmentsSavings

by Alexander Beard, on Sep 23, 2019 10:02:11 AM

With autumn pushing the heat of summer south across the equator, it’s time to strap on your wellies and get ready to kick through piles of fiery leaves. So to …

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Topics:UK

by Alexander Beard, on Sep 18, 2019 10:04:52 AM

As we venture further into this new digital age, the security of your personal data grows more and more important. That’s why, for this article, we’ve decided to delve into …

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Topics:SecurityTips