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Investment market update: October 2023

Published: November 2, 2023 by Jennifer Armstrong

As inflation remains stubborn, and interest rates may have to remain higher for longer, recessionary concerns have grown around the world. Read on to discover some of the factors that may have affected your investment portfolio in October 2023.  When … Continue reading

Why an offset mortgage could cut your mortgage repayments and provide flexibility

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

If you’re searching for a way to reduce the amount of interest you pay on your mortgage, an offset mortgage could provide a flexible solution. Read on to discover whether it could be the right option for you.  An offset … Continue reading

Buy-to-let investors, could you get more for your money in the north?

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

Data suggests that buy-to-let investors could get greater returns on their investment by purchasing property in the north. As soaring interest rates mean landlords are paying far more in mortgage payments, finding properties with a great rental yield could ease … Continue reading

Falling affordability means first-time buyers are increasingly relying on family support

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

Research suggests more first-time buyers are relying on family support as affordability continues to fall. If loved ones decide they may be able to help you get on the property ladder, the process could be difficult to navigate. Read on … Continue reading

How much life insurance will provide your family with security?

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

Life insurance could ensure your family’s security if you pass away. It may be an important part of your financial plan and could provide peace of mind. Understanding the potential payout your family would need could help you choose an … Continue reading

5 practical steps you could take this year if you want to retire in 2024

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

Every year thousands of people retire. It’s a milestone that you might be looking forward to in 2024 with excitement. It’s also a life event that you may feel nervous about. Spending some time preparing for the next chapter of … Continue reading