Financial protection products can provide essential cash injections when it's needed most to keep your plans on track. There are many reasons why policies can be useful and provide you with peace of mind.
Does bias affect the financial decisions you make? It could have a significant impact on your future. We take a look at some of the subconscious bias that could be affecting you.
Being self-employed comes with many benefits. But it often means taking more responsibility for your finances now and in the future, this is an area financial planning can help with.
When was the last time you reviewed your will? If it's been a while or your circumstances have changed, now is the ideal time to take another look at it. Are you at risk of outliving your pension?
Figures show a huge surge in the number of people making voluntary National Insurance contributions to top up their State Pension record. It could help you increase your retirement income but there are some things to be aware of before you proceed.
Thousands of retirees access their pension every year. However, it can still involve making many challenging decisions.
Understanding the pitfalls to avoid when you first access your pension can help you build a retirement income that suits you.
We spend much of our working lives contributing to a pension to create an income that affords a comfortable retirement with a few luxuries.
But a survey suggests that many saving into a pension are worried about running out.
Inheritance Tax (IHT) is one of the most unpopular types of tax in the UK and often referred to as a 'death tax'. With the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) reviewing it and recommending changes, it's the perfect opportunity to look at why and what the current rules mean for you.
2018 proved a difficult year for investors. Volatility meant many saw the value of their investments fluctuate and it led to the majority tinkering with their long-term financial plans amid concerns. However, it's a step that may not be right for them and could mean lower returns over the long term.
The world of investing can often seem like it's filled with jargon and confusing phrases. Among those may be 'bear market' and 'bull market'. When you're reading the financial papers of newspapers or browsing online, these terms are likely to crop up, but what do they mean?
Financial protection probably isn't something you often think about, but it should be part of your financial plan. What would happen if your income were to unexpectedly stop for a period of six months for example? Many people dismiss financial protection as something that isn't suitable for their situation. However, if losing your main source of income would have an impact on your lifestyle, it's worth looking at your options.
What's on your bucket list? Whether incredibly exciting experiences, exotic travel destinations or something entirely different features on your list, it's likely finances will play some role in how achievable they are. Could your savings be used to tick a few of your aspirations off?