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Investment market update: June 2021

Published: July 5, 2021 by Jennifer Armstrong

After the global economy suffered due to the pandemic and related restrictions, the World Bank now predicts that it will grow at the fastest rate recorded in 80 years. The organisation expects the global economy to grow by 5.6% in … Continue reading

What does the end of the Stamp Duty holiday mean for the property market?

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

In a bid to keep the property market moving, chancellor Rishi Sunak introduced a Stamp Duty holiday a year ago. It led to property prices soaring but, as the holiday comes to an end, what does it mean for the … Continue reading

“It won’t pay out” and other financial protection myths busted

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

Most people in the UK do not have any type of financial protection. While there may be a good reason for some, in others it’s a decision that’s sparked by myths. It could mean you’re missing out on financial protection … Continue reading

Can you still earn an income from investments in 2021?

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

Do you rely on your investments to deliver an income? If you do, the last year could have severely affected your income and may mean you’ve been forced to rely on other assets. As 2021 continues to present challenges for … Continue reading

5 excuses for not seeking financial advice, and why they’re wrong

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

Millions of people are missing out on financial advice that could help them reach their goals because of misconceptions, research finds. Speaking to a financial planner can help you organise your finances, understand the impact of your decisions, and make … Continue reading

Is £26,000 the secret to a happy retirement?

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

How much do you need to live the retirement lifestyle you want? It’s a question that’s on the mind of many people as they near their retirement date. Now research suggests that couples need an income of £26,000 to live … Continue reading