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Investment market update: April 2021

Published: May 20, 2021 by Jennifer Armstrong

After a year of lockdowns and restrictions, evidence suggests economies around the world are now on the path to recovery, although uncertainty and challenges remain. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) once again increased its growth forecast for the global economy … Continue reading

5 financial steps new parents should take to protect their family

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

In the first nine months of 2020, there were 464,437 new babies welcomed across the UK, according to the Office for National Statistics. That’s more than one baby every minute! If you’re among these new parents, or know someone that … Continue reading

A third of homes for sale are attracting multiple offers: 5 tips for winning a bidding war

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

Demand for property is outstripping supply, placing more potential homebuyers in a bidding war. If you’re looking to move and are facing competition, there are some things you can do to boost your chances of success. More than a third … Continue reading

How to choose the right financial protection product to give you confidence

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

The pandemic has highlighted the impact the unexpected can have on finances and lifestyle for millions of people. The uncertainty of the last year is spurring more people to consider financial protection products. However, simply taking out a protection policy … Continue reading

Covid-19 spurs more people to seek financial advice, but it’s not just for times of crisis

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

The pandemic has placed pressure on families across the UK. So, it’s not surprising that more people are seeking financial advice and thinking about their long-term security. While financial advice can be incredibly useful in a crisis, an ongoing relationship … Continue reading

How inflation can reduce your pension and what you can do about it

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

When you think of risks to your retirement, do you include inflation? It can have a huge impact on your income throughout retirement. Yet, it’s often overlooked when creating a retirement plan. Inflation refers to the rising cost of living. … Continue reading