Latest News

Retirement planning: Bringing together your goals and finances

Published: April 9, 2024 by Jennifer Armstrong

Effective retirement planning often involves weaving together lots of different threads. As you think about your retirement, you might be unsure how to bring everything together, but a bespoke financial plan could put your mind at ease. Over the last … Continue reading

Investment market update: February 2024

Published: March 14, 2024 by Jennifer Armstrong

While many economies are still struggling with high inflation there are signs that the pace is starting to slow, which could pave the way for interest rate cuts later this year. To reflect this, the OECD has lifted its 2024 … Continue reading

As rental growth slowed in 2023, is buy-to-let still profitable?

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

As property prices and rental yields have steadily increased in recent years, buy-to-let property has often been seen as a useful way to invest your money. However, figures suggest the pace of growth is slowing and landlords face increasing regulation … Continue reading

1.5 million households could see their mortgage repayments soar when their deal ends in 2024

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

Homeowners with fixed-rate mortgage deals that end in 2024 could face much higher repayments due to rising interest rates. If your mortgage deal expires this year, being proactive could help you manage your outgoings. High inflation over the last couple … Continue reading

How to calculate the level of income protection that would provide you with financial security

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

Income protection could provide you with an essential safety net if you’re unable to work due to an accident or illness. Yet, research suggests it’s a valuable step that some people might be overlooking. If you’re too ill to work, … Continue reading