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Investment market update: April 2022

Published: May 26, 2022 by Jennifer Armstrong

The conflict in Ukraine is continuing to affect markets and economies around the world. According to a report from the Kiel Institute of the World Economy, the war led to global trade falling 2.8% between February and March. The effect … Continue reading

Interest rate rises lead to fewer mortgage deals on the market

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

First-time buyers and homeowners searching for a new mortgage deal are finding there’s less choice on offer. Following the Bank of England (BoE) increasing the base interest rate three times since the start of the year, providers have pulled some … Continue reading

Misconceptions mean that 40% of homeowners don’t have life insurance

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

Do you have life insurance in place? A survey suggests that some homeowners are choosing not to take it out because of common misconceptions about how life insurance works. Life insurance would pay out a lump sum to beneficiaries if … Continue reading

Revealed: How long will you spend in retirement as more people than ever reach 100?

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

When you’re nearing retirement there are a lot of big decisions you need to make. From when to retire to how much income to take from your pension, how long you will spend in retirement is a crucial piece of … Continue reading

4 valuable pension lessons younger generations can learn from the regrets of the over-50s

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

Those nearing retirement have plenty of lessons to teach younger generations. A survey asking over-50s how they feel about their pension and retirement plans has highlighted some regrets workers could learn from. When you’re in your 20s, 30s and 40s, … Continue reading

Typical worker approaching retirement is 58% short of their pension goal. Are you saving enough?

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

Figures suggest that workers nearing retirement could find they’re facing a significant income shortfall later in life. Understanding how your pension savings will add up before you retire is crucial for creating long-term financial wellbeing. According to a report from … Continue reading