30 May 2019
In the wake of the pension transfer scandal at Tata Steel, where some FCA regulated advisers gave poor advice to steelworkers, the damage to the profession has been frustrating for firms like FMB who abide by an ethical code which puts
28 May 2019
The date we retire has become very significant for a number of reasons. We are all living longer, so our finances need to provide for us for longer too. At some point we will pick that date where we'll leave full-time employment and be
17 May 2019
I'm taking a moment to put pen to paper about some thoughts I've had after the recent Mental Health Awareness Week.
My first thought is that although a week seems like a derisory amount of time to afford such an important and diverse
In our latest monthly investment update for May 2019, we look at how the investment markets, the global economy and commodity prices are performing.
The FTSE 100 index of leading UK company shares finished closed at the end of April at
We often hear about the so-called sandwich generation and the financial pressures they face.
Sandwich generation refers to a group of people trapped between financially dependent adult children and demands from their elderly parents.
28 March 2019
Have you noticed a trend towards minimal lifestyles? It's everywhere. From Instagram accounts about packing everything into a camper van and leaving the ratrace (#vanlife), to decluttering your mental state with mindfulness. Of course
26 March 2019
Currently the Health Secretary Matt Hancock is lobbying the Chancellor Phillip Hammond to look at waiving the Lifetime Allowance on NHS pensions, specifically a problem for high earners such as Doctors.
Why is this a problem?
There is a
14 March 2019
Just a couple of weeks ago a friend pointed out a Facebook advert to me. It was titled “Marks Money Matters”. It was advertising a fixed rate ISA with a return of 8%... I wonder how many people have just read that and thought, “ooh that
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