Blogs written by Peter

Passive vs active: Choosing the right investment strategy

Posted on August 12, 2019 by Peter under: News

When you are investing your money through a fund, there are two main strategies: passive and active. The debate around which is the most effective...

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Using your savings to achieve aspirations

Posted on August 12, 2019 by Peter under: News Retirement Savings

What is on your bucket list? Whether incredibly exciting experiences, exotic travel destinations or something entirely different features on your list, it is likely finances...

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5 questions to ask when you are planning for retirement

Posted on August 12, 2019 by Peter under: News Retirement

Planning your retirement can be a challenge. There are multiple areas to think about and you may not have a clear idea of what you...

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Just a fifth of investors stuck to their plan during 2018 volatility

Posted on August 12, 2019 by Peter under: News

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...

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The basics of Inheritance Tax and why it’s being reviewed

Posted on August 12, 2019 by Peter under: Inheritance Tax News

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...

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Are you at risk of outliving your pension?

Posted on August 12, 2019 by Peter under: News Pensions Retirement

We spend much of our working lives contributing to a pension to create an income that affords a comfortable retirement with a few luxuries. However,...

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People risking financial security due to ‘illness denial’

Posted on July 9, 2019 by Peter under: News

No one wants to think about becoming seriously ill. However, it is an approach that could be leaving millions of people open to financial insecurity...

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What can you do to minimise objections to your will?

Posted on July 9, 2019 by Peter under: News

When you write a will, you expect your wishes to be upheld, but that is not always the case. It is possible for those left...

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What we can learn from the Woodford fund suspension

Posted on July 9, 2019 by Peter under: News

Fund manager Neil Woodford has been making headlines for all the wrong reasons recently after suspending withdrawals from his flagship Equity Income fund. Unsurprisingly, it...

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Bank of Mum and Dad: Can you afford to support family?

Posted on July 9, 2019 by Peter under: News

The Bank of Mum and Dad has become essential for many first-time buyers struggling to scrape together a deposit to secure a mortgage. However, research...

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