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Investment market update: July 2021

Published: August 4, 2021 by Jennifer Armstrong

The pandemic recovery continues to pick up pace in economies around the world. However, there are still reasons to be cautious and signs suggest the pace of growth is beginning to slow in some regions. According to the OECD (Organisation … Continue reading

5 signs you could benefit from income protection

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

September will mark the first Income Protection Awareness Week. Income protection can provide financial security when you need it most, but it’s often something that’s overlooked. If you recognise these five scenarios, it may be worth looking at how income … Continue reading

Why interest rates could start to rise in 2022 and what it means for your mortgage

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

Low interest rates have made borrowing money cheaper than ever, but interest rates could start to rise in the next 12 months. If you’re paying off a mortgage, it could affect your outgoings and the full cost of borrowing. We’ve … Continue reading

Market shocks present reasons not to invest but you could miss out

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

When you read the news, it’s often filled with reasons not to invest. From the 2008 financial crisis to the UK leaving the EU, you may have approached investing with some trepidation. But choosing not to invest for these reasons … Continue reading

What is pension tax relief? How it can help you reach retirement goals

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

There are many excellent reasons to save into a pension. One of them is the tax relief you benefit from, but many pension savers are overlooking this valuable boost to retirement savings. According to a Royal London survey, just 15% … Continue reading