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10 incredible destinations to add to your bucket list

Seeing more of the world makes up many people’s bucket lists. Whether you want to be left in awe of natural sights, immerse yourself in…

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Economic Review – December 2023

Revised forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) suggest the UK economy is set to grow more slowly over the next two years than…

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Investment market update November 2023

While inflation is starting to ease in economies around the world, there are still signs of economic challenges ahead. Read on to find out what…

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Why joining the “5 am club” could boost your productivity and wellbeing

What time do you usually wake up? Some of the world’s most successful people – including Oprah Winfrey and Tim Cook – attribute their incredible…

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2 surprising benefits of choosing to drip-feed your investments

If you want to start investing or would like to boost an existing portfolio, your mind might turn to using a lump sum. However, there…

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5 useful gifting allowances that could help you pass on wealth tax-efficiently this Christmas

It’s the season for giving. This Christmas, you might be thinking about how you could improve the security of your loved ones by gifting them…

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2 Autumn Statement announcements you may have missed that could simplify your finances  

Jeremy Hunt delivered his second Autumn Statement as chancellor on 22 November 2023. While the headline news was cuts to National Insurance rates for employees…

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3 useful ways regular financial reviews could help you reduce behavioural bias

Financial reviews provide you with a chance to ensure your financial decisions continue to reflect your goals and circumstances, and to assess if you’re on…

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Economic Review – November 2023

The Bank of England (BoE) Governor has described the latest batch of inflation statistics as “quite encouraging,” adding that he expects a “noticeable drop” in…

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Investment market update: October 2023

As inflation remains stubborn, and interest rates may have to remain higher for longer, recessionary concerns have grown around the world. Read on to discover…

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How to make your Christmas more sustainable

Did you know the amount of waste generated in the UK increases by around 30% over the festive period? While it’s the season for joy…

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Why investing could hold the key to becoming an ISA millionaire

According to This Is Money, more than 2,700 people have built up an enviable £1 million in their ISA. Regular contributions and investing could be…

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Social impact investment market grew to a record £9.4 billion in 2022

Concerns about social issues and an increase in opportunities have led to more people choosing social impact investments. They could present a way to tackle…

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Don’t overlook trusts, they could be a useful way to pass on wealth

Trusts may be a useful way to pass on wealth, but research suggests it’s an option some people are dismissing.  You can place a variety…

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2 key reasons why you may want to update your plan during a financial review

Regular financial reviews may help keep you on track to meet your goals and give you confidence in the steps you’re taking. As well as…

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Quarterly Financial Bulletin – Autumn – 2023

Several months have passed since the Spring Budget, which, although not necessarily packed with good news stories, held one announcement that certainly did bring considerable…

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Economic Review – October 2023

Last month, the Bank of England announced a pause in its long run of interest rate rises following an unexpected dip in the UK headline…

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Investment market update: September 2023

Economies around the world continue to struggle with high inflation and weakening demand affecting GDP. Read on to discover some of the factors that may…

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