How to save for your children

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From before they’re even born, children are expensive! But as they grow up, these costs are likely to get bigger and bigger. Driving lessons, first car, university, weddings, first home…that’s a lot of money to find. If you want to help your children get off to a strong financial start, it’s a good idea to…

Business Property Relief (BPR)

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As you probably know by now, if your estate is large enough it will be subject to Inheritance Tax. Fortunately, there are a number of ways you can protect your estate and family from having to pay IHT. Today we are going to take a look at one you may not have heard of before;…
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We’re Launching Our Sustainable Portfolios!

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It’s hard to miss the fact that more people are becoming conscious about their impact on the planet. Conversations around social and environmental issues are becoming increasingly prominent in the press, on social media and around the dinner table. With an increase in the concern about the state of the world, we have seen a…
worst mistakes to make during a market crash

Worst Mistakes to Make During a Market Crash

During these trying, and unusual, times it can be difficult to know what to do with your investments. Especially for those who are new to investing and may not have had to ride out a storm before. Your immediate reaction may be to jump ship but remember, investing is a long-term practice. Staying calm may…
coronavirus and the markets

Market Update: The Coronavirus Effect

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Yesterday, 12 March 2020, marked the worst day in the markets since 1987, with the FTSE 100 (the main UK index) dropping by more than 10%. As coronavirus continues to spread around the world, so too does investor fear that economic growth will be destroyed in its wake. Neil Wilson, chief market analyst at…
Asian Financial Markets

The Growth of the Asian Financial Markets

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We all know by now that when it comes to investment, diversification is key. Luckily, there are plenty of investment opportunities out there to make for a suitably diverse portfolio. Asia is quickly becoming the place to go if you’re looking for interesting investment options. What with their financial markets representing trillions of dollars, it’s…