Month: October 2018

Milestones: Financially Planning for Having Children

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It’s no secret, babies are expensive! The latest Child Poverty Action Group report shows that raising a child costs couples £150,753. This includes rent and childcare until they are 18 at the minimum standard of living. Do you have enough spare cash to foot the bill? If you’re planning on having children, you’re going to…
How many years of care can you afford

How many years of care can you afford by self-funding?

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There’s a good chance that you are going need to move into a care home in later life. At the moment, if you live in England or Northern Ireland you have to self-fund your care home fees if your assets (which may include your property) or savings add up to more than £23,250. In The…