Monthly Archives: March 2017
5 million over-50s looking to make their money work harder Savers have had it extremely tough over many years now, and yet many still feel uncertain about making the switch to investing. This is largely because people don’t know quite … Continue reading
Parents feel it is their responsibility to support their children Despite footing the bill for further education, almost a quarter (23%) of parents worry that their children’s qualifications won’t be valuable in the workplace.
UK equity income sector dividend outstrips inflation by 2% a year over 20 years After a sustained period of rock-bottom interest rates, investors have long been hungry for yield, meaning that income portfolios have work to do.
Yield on equities and corporate bonds look understandably attractive People are living longer. Simple demographics mean that supplementary income is no longer a luxury – it’s a necessity. Meanwhile, interest rates are at historic lows – even before you take … Continue reading
What you have and what you want to happen to it Everyone should have a Will, but it is even more important if you have children, you own property, you have savings, investments or insurance policies, or you own a … Continue reading
Turning a vision into reality We understand that no two people are alike and that each of us will have a unique set of objectives. As professional advisers, our starting point is therefore always to take the time to truly … Continue reading
Cost of essentials is the most common perceived threat to over-55s While the rising cost of essentials is the most common perceived threat to over-55s’ standard of living over the next five years, concerns over falling returns on savings have … Continue reading
Turbulence in the economy has left many feeling confused The UK’s decision to leave the EU has left over two million people planning to change their retirement plans.