When it comes to investing, it’s often best to create a tailored financial plan and leave investments for the long term without tinkering. However, it can be tempting to make adjustments. Whilst this may be the right decision in some cases, it’s important to weigh up if it’s right for you. Given the recent market
Over the last year, house prices have continued to rise rapidly. Figures show that house prices have reached record highs, but is it a trend that will continue? Even the challenges the pandemic presented to the housing market did not stop house prices from increasing. In fact, the pandemic may have contributed to their rise.
If Inheritance Tax (IHT) is a concern for you, taking out a life insurance policy could mean your estate passes to loved ones intact. With some careful planning, a life insurance payout can cover your IHT liability and ensure assets are passed on to your loved ones. Planning what will happen after your death isn’t
Dividend Tax rates are set to rise, and it could affect the amount of tax you pay. The chancellor announced a hike in Dividend Tax rates, along with the introduction of a new Health and Social Care levy, to help plug the gap in public finances after the pandemic. The government has said that some
Hopefully, you head into retirement confident in your finances and your retirement income. While your financial commitments and dependents may be fewer in retirement, it’s still important to have a safety net to fall back on when you need it most. According to a report in Money Age, 49% of those aged over 65 describe