Saving For Your Future
8 min Read 04 Jan 2021
From 16th September 2013 consumers have been able to switch current account within 7 workings days. Previously, switching current accounts was...
Pensions, Tax Mitigation, Investing, Tips, Tax
2 min Read 13 May 2010
Update 22nd July 2013 This particular idea has been raised before on this blog but I felt it deserved to be a tip in its own right, so that I could add some meat to it.
2 min Read 11 May 2010
As you change jobs throughout your working life it is easy to lose track of a pension contract, particularly if you changed jobs regularly. If you also take into account the number of address changes most people have it’s no wonder that there are millions of pounds worth of unclaimed...
House Prices, News, Investing, Tips, Owning A Home
1 min read 05 May 2010
With the nation deciding tomorrow on who they want to run the country there has been endless speculation on what affect the outcome will have on the economy and our...
Investing, Saving For Your Future
3 min Read 27 Apr 2010
''A profitable seasonal trading strategy in the 1980s and 1990s was to hold shares in the “good” six months of the year, from November to April, and to avoid them from May to October. It led many investors to believe that “Sell in May and go away…” was a reliable...
Tax Mitigation, Investing, Capital Gains Tax, Tips, Saving For Your Future, Tax
5 min Read 20 Apr 2010
According to research from Fidelity 91% of Britons admit they do not understand Capital Gains Tax (CGT) and only 6% could identify the correct annual ‘tax-free’ allowance. Given the few tax concessions on offer it’s important that people consider using their CGT allowance. It could save you up to £5,100...
News, Investing, Saving For Your Future
1 min Read 14 Apr 2010
Today's headline of the day comes from the Daily Telegraph. The article reports how property prices in China have hit record levels fuelling concerns of a bubble forming which could ultimately burst.
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