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May Market Commentary

Introduction Some of the numbers in the May Market commentary are simply staggering. Whether it’s Amazon’s profits or the ‘investment’ announced by President Biden. There was a time where the ‘standard unit’ of currency we talked about was a million. Company profits and valuations were measured in millions. Debt was in millions. If the pandemic […]

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Diabetes & Life cover

Diabetes Life Cover How does diabetes affect you? There are two types of diabetes. Type 1 and Type 2, and there are many distinctions between the two types. Type 1 The sufferer’s pancreas is unable to produce insulin. Insulin is a vital hormone that controls the sugar (glucose) levels in your blood. Without this insulin. […]

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Later Life

Understanding Equity Release and How to Obtain a Lifetime Mortgage When Moving House

Understanding Equity Release and How to Obtain a Lifetime Mortgage When Moving House When moving house, you have a host of costs to bear and important decisions to make. One of which is what mortgage product you’ll use to finance your new home. And that’s a decision that’s as confounding for us in later years […]

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Pensions

Would more people actually like to retire a little later?

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 golf course or help out with the grandchildren. Sounds an enticing prospect rather than more years at work. But times have changed significantly since the […]

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Covid

The challenge of maintaining healthy habits in lockdown

It can be difficult for anyone to maintain good habits and easy to fall into less helpful ones at the best of times. Those challenges are only made more difficult by the added pressures we all feel while navigating our way through a pandemic, and particularly in lockdown. In fact. A study published in Frontiers […]

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Mortgage

Moving House? Understand How To Let The Experts Handle Your Mortgage For You!

Moving House? Understand How To Let The Experts Handle Your Mortgage For You! Moving home always comes with a bittersweet combination of excitement and apprehension. But the decisions that we make in the run-up to the big move can have lasting implications for our household finances. Absolutely nobody wants to hear this. But just because […]

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The Advice & Planning Process

Whether we are providing advice to an individual or a business, the financial planning process is the same: Establishing a client relationshipWe will clearly explain the services to be provided to you. They will define your and their responsibilities within your relationship. We will explain how and when the firm will be paid and agree […]

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Market Commentary

How the markets have reacted to the 2020 US election

After a tumultuous election. Which saw some unexpected results such as. Georgia swinging in the Democrats’ favour and protests at polling stations which involved chants of both “Count the votes!” and “Stop the count!” The dust has begun to settle, somewhat. Many of President Trump’s series of lawsuits contesting results in states such as Wisconsin […]

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Later Life

Later life care could cost £1,000 a week. How can Britain afford this?

Covid-19 has made the country’s broken social care system an important political subject. One that urgently needs solving. As with all complex political subjects, the solution will be far from simple. Most recently. The government has announced that it is considering a new approach to the care funding crisis. They are considering taxing the over […]

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Covid

How long term home working will affect your finance

There’s a chance that many workplaces may never return to the office. Several prominent tech firms have already said that their staff can continue to work from home. Even after the pandemic and the evidence suggests that a large number of other employers are thinking the same thing. Essentially, the pandemic accelerated an already established […]