Oh, we’ve all got good intentions. I intend to remain within my £60 budget this week. I intend to limit myself to two glasses of wine on Saturday night. I intend to go to bed early on Sunday… I might manage one out of three – and that’s kind of
Want to get into the habit of saving in 2017? Easy peasy! You just need to learn a few tricks to become your very own carrot (or donut, if that is a more appealing option for you) – and your very own stick. Here are eight: Decide what you are saving
Adapted extract from the Good Guide to Finances at 40. There’s the midlife paunch, and there’s the midlife debt. Both are equally stubborn and exacerbated by over-indulgence. If you have a decent income and some spare cash, your chances of paying off a few niggly credit cards and loans are good.
This blog is an extract from our free “Good Guide to Finances at 40“, available to download now. Pensions. Always in the news, aren’t they. And yet how many of ever really sit down and think, right, this weekend I’m going to get my pension sorted?? Yep, doesn’t happen. We’re
Want to know why any investor who is any investor is becoming an ethical investor? Listen to Rebecca O’Connor from Good With Money on “Your Money, Your Future”, Sarah Pennells’ Share Radio Show discussing ethical investing, along with Good With Money expert John Ditchfield, an ethical IFA with Castlefield, Dan
Yes, you might be run over tomorrow. Yes, you only live once. And no, you can’t take it with you. But do you know what? The average life expectancy in the UK is 81.5. 81.5!!!! So let’s assume that you WOULD like to stop working before you die. The average pension
Challenger banks are not the only thing to come out of the fintech revolution. There is also a new wave of investment platforms – AKA ‘robo-advisers’ – designed to make managing our money significantly easier, even, mayhaps, a joy. What do the words ‘fintech’ and ‘robo-advice’ actually mean? Fintech is a
The below blog, from Simon Read, a freelance writer and broadcaster and former personal finance editor of The Independent, first appeared on the Spectator website on 4 May and is reproduced here with their kind permission. Are women sleepwalking into a retirement nightmare? That’s the suggestion behind new research published by investment
Board diversity, cyber security, tax transparency and climate change all have one thing in common: they are all relevant to the long term financial best interests of investors, according to Legal & General, the UK’s biggest pension fund manager. These areas all come under the heading “corporate governance”. Once considered the
With the self-assessment tax deadline looming, tax adviser and business strategist Faye Watts, of Fuse Accountants, offers 10 tips help you see tax in a whole new light. Don’t be afraid of paying more tax Rather than play small and worry about earning more in your business or moving up a pay
While there will be those who will continue to invest as though the earth has not just turned on its axis a little, sticking with business (and life and money) as usual, it behoves us to inform you that this is, frankly, nuts. You may still see headlines such as:
Elisabeth has current accounts with First Direct and Bank of Scotland. She has two former occupational pension schemes and a small private pension with Friends Life. Her savings are with Triodos, her car insurance with Saga, home insurance with Co-operaitve and her credit card is a John Lewis partnership card.
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