Cohabiting During Divorce

October 04,2021 - Paul Fazackerley

Cohabiting During Divorce Continuing to live with your partner after you have decided to end your relationship is not ideal, but more couples are finding themselves in the complicated situation of having to co-habit. Whilst most people want a clean break and to move on, it may not be as fast or straightforward if you jointly own the property in which you currently live and have an obligation to carry

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Gas prices: the latest worry for tired consumers

September 22,2021 - Furnley House

Gas prices: the latest worry for tired consumers Rising gas prices and energy companies going bust is the latest financial worry. Industry group Oil & Gas UK has said wholesale prices for gas had increased by 250% since January – with a 70% rise since August. We all need gas, whether it is to run our homes, to keep our grocery stores open and hospitals running, and a significant price

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Actor Daniel Craig says he won’t leave great sums of money to his children; Talking about Inheritance

August 26,2021 - Neil Haley

Actor Daniel Craig says he won’t leave great sums of money to his children; Talking about Inheritance “Isn’t there an old adage that if you die a rich person, you’ve failed?” the Bond actor Daniel Craig told Candis magazine, adding: “I don’t want to leave great sums to the next generation.” He says that his philosophy is to get rid of his fortune before he dies. Craig’s high profile and

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Inflation Risk to Children’s Savings

August 05,2021 - Steve Collier

Inflation Risk to Children’s Savings The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee met at the beginning of August and a new inflation forecast is expected to be released that will show prices rising by close to 4% this year, far above its target of 2%. This means the costs of living is increasing at a rate that is far greater than the interest rate being paid on most children’s savings

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Olympic Gold Wins for Team GB: Planning Leads to Success

July 29,2021 - Paul Fazackerley

Olympic Gold Wins for Team GB: Planning Leads to Success Team GB has celebrated the success of several Olympic medal wins this week. The television coverage of the games has caught the hearts of the nation, and interviews with athletes and their families have given us all a glimpse of just how much work and planning goes into preparing for these events. But behind the medalists stands a retinue of

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Trusts for Vulnerable People: Protecting the Future of those you Love

July 22,2021 - Matt Hughes

Trusts for Vulnerable People: Protecting the Future of those you Love Your children may grow up and leave home, but you never stop worrying about them. For parents with adult children who are vulnerable because of disability or mental illness, the concern about what happens to them when you die can be considerable. Inherited wealth can provide solutions, but it has to be managed. For a child under the age

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How to get an investment portfolio designed and balanced for your future.

July 08,2021 - John Woolhouse

How to get an investment portfolio designed and balanced for your future. When you are investing money, you want to know that the funds your financial adviser selects are going to meet your need for growth or income. You also want to be absolutely sure that your money is invested in line with your attitude and tolerance towards taking investment risk. When a financial adviser has lots of clients, you

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The cost of living is rising: is inflation eroding your savings?

June 24,2021 - Steve Collier

The cost of living is rising: is inflation eroding your savings? If you have booked a holiday in the UK this year, eaten in a restaurant or bought new clothes, you may have noticed that the price of goods and services is rising rapidly. The Office for National Statistics’ most recent report measuring consumer price inflation showed that the annual rate of inflation rose by 2.1% in the 12 months

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Saving into a pension for a grandchild or godchild.

June 10,2021 - Paul Fazackerley

Saving into a pension for a grandchild or godchild. Locking money away until your child is in their 50s may seem a strange idea when there are so many expenses for a child that may be more urgent. Driving lessons, university fees and buying a home are all financial hurdles that will come first. The advantage of being a grandparent or godparent is that you are able to provide the

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Family Fortunes

May 27,2021 - Matt Hughes

Family Fortunes was a British television game show which first aired in 1980 and ran for over twenty years. It was such a beloved and popular show that it was revived last year, this time bringing in a range of celebrity guests. The game involves two families providing answers to everyday questions that were surveyed by 100 members of the British public before the show (e.g., ‘Name something usually done

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