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Investment market update: June 2020

Published: July 14, 2020 by Jennifer Armstrong

While countries are beginning to lift lockdown restrictions, we’re still seeing the economic impact of Covid-19 around the world, as businesses get to grips with the consequences and ongoing social distancing. According to the OECD, the global economy is set … Continue reading

LTV and what it means for your mortgage

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

When it comes to finances and mortgages, language can be filled with jargon and acronyms. If you’re looking for a mortgage product, whether you’re a first-time buyer or stepping up the property ladder, you’ve probably come across LTV when searching. … Continue reading

Calculating investment risk: What plays a role?

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

When investing, we all know that capital is at risk. We’ve often talked about understanding your risk profile and the level of risk you should take when investing. But what affects how risky an investment is? Understanding the risk of … Continue reading

Has Covid-19 affected your retirement plans?

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

The impact of Covid-19 has affected savings and investments, something that can be a particular concern for those nearing retirement. If your finances have been impacted, you may be considering changing retirement plans, but it’s important to consider your circumstances … Continue reading

What would negative interest rates mean?

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

With interest rates at an all-time low and the economy facing uncertainty, you may have read headlines about whether negative interest rates are the next step. But what would that mean in practice and is it an option that would … Continue reading

5 ways you can reduce tax liability in retirement

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

When you retire, there are a lot of financial decisions that need to be made as you start accessing the savings and investments you’ve built up. It’s natural to have lots of questions about your financial security at this point, … Continue reading