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Savings Advice

Savers are missing out on free money

What do you do with your monthly earnings when they land? Do you leave all the money sitting in your current account? Or do you invest some elsewhere, so you can make your money work hard for you and maximise your returns? Well, a new survey by the Building Societies Association (BSA) reveals that many …

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Why Loyalty Doesnt Always Pay

Why loyalty doesn’t always pay

When you sign up for a service or subscription, such as an insurance policy or broadband contract, it’s easy not to give it another thought and just get on with your day-to-day life. But loyalty to a particular company or provider often isn’t rewarded, and blindly sticking with the same deal for years on end …

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Pension Advice

Is it ever too late to start pension planning?

A financial adviser will typically recommend that you start preparing for retirement as early as you can. But what if you’re in your 40s or 50s and have only just started thinking about pension planning? Have you missed out on the possibility of enjoying a secure and comfortable retirement? Well, not necessarily, as there are …

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Why its important to have a will

Why it’s important to have a will

If you haven’t got a will, you don’t have control over what happens to your money and assets after you die. That means your wealth may not go to your chosen beneficiaries, and could cause lots of lengthy and costly legal issues for the loved ones you leave behind. Here are our top reasons why …

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Should I Consolidate My Pensions

Should I Consolidate My Pensions?

If, like many people, you’ve had several jobs throughout your working life, you’ll have picked up multiple workplace pensions. But these can be hard to keep track of, both in terms of how much you’re paying for them and how well they’re doing, so you might be thinking of consolidating your pensions into just one …

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Equity Release

Is Equity Release a Good Idea?

Early last month, City AM had a dramatic headline: ‘Cash-strapped homeowners turn their properties into personal cash machines.’ They reported that equity release was ‘booming’, with homeowners releasing a total of £4.8bn from their homes in 2021. Ten years previously, the amount released was just £790m with only two years out of the ten – …

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