Caught in the middle

People who care for dependent children and adults are caught in the middle, juggling their own finances and others. It causes stress and can lead to mental health issues for many UK adults.   Continue reading

Get in shape for 2020

The second month of any year is usually a time for reflection. Are the New Year resolutions still going strong? Whether it’s physical or financial, we should all get in shape for 2020.  Continue reading

Planning family finances

You’ve found the perfect partner, bought or rented that first home and maybe started a family, but never take planning family finances for granted. Things can change – quickly!  Continue reading

Confidence in your financial goals

Money affects people in different ways, whether that’s balancing the monthly budget or investing in the right products. Having confidence in your financial goals can make things easier.  Continue reading

Let’s talk about money

Money and wealth are rarely discussed enough, and that stores up problems for the future. Let’s talk about money and educate people from a young age.  Continue reading

Financial fitness ahead of Christmas

We all focus on festive preparations at this time of year. However, don’t get carried away. Financial fitness ahead of Christmas is important. Tips to stay in shape…  Continue reading

Cutting through financial jargon

Understanding pensions, investments and mortgages is hard enough without overly technical words. We think cutting through financial jargon is essential to help people make the right choices and plans.  Continue reading

Fail to plan, plan to fail

Suggesting that someone is deliberately planning to fail is harsh, but fail to plan the best route to financial peace of mind and there’s a good chance that you will fall short of your goals.  Continue reading

A business plan for your family finances

Never mix business and pleasure, they say. We disagree. A business plan for your family, with commercial ideas and targets, can help your family map out a formal route to financial wellbeing.  Continue reading

Five tips to stay on top of your finances

Putting things off until another day is easy, but where money is concerned it can be a huge mistake to avoid sorting out your finances. Here are five tips to help you stay on top.  Continue reading

Get personal finances in great shape

The New Year and January encourage fresh thinking and determination. As well as diets, detox and downsizing, getting your personal finances in shape should be a priority.  Continue reading

What is a financial health check?

A trip to the doctor can be daunting, but a financial health check is often a mystery to many people. Getting your money, savings and overall life plan in order should be a top priority. We can help to make it a painless experience…  Continue reading

Consolidating investments for peace of mind

With multiple investments causing an administrative headache, and some of them held in higher risk products, a Cheshire client needed advice on his investments, and to simplify matters. The goal was peace of mind.  Continue reading

Life planning to avoid the unexpected

Making regular savings while you earn is relatively easy, but when income falls in later life, making the right financial decisions can be tricky. Life planning can help you forecast what cash you will need, and when…  Continue reading

Don’t chance it without life insurance

Health risks top many people’s concerns when asked what affects their general happiness, but an alarming number still don’t take out life insurance to provide financial support for themselves and their families.  Continue reading

Logic celebrates International Women’s Day

Logic celebrates International Women’s Day   These days, women can achieve anything men can – in sport, business, socially and during retirement. It wasn’t always that way. International Women’s Day celebrates the progress made, but calls for continued action to achieve gender parity in all aspects of life. International Women’s Day has been marked for over […]  Continue reading

Life and wealth planning the logical way  

Understanding what you want from life is the key to making the best financial choices. Investments should reflect your most deeply-held values but also suit your risk profile. That’s where a firm that asks questions, listens and understands can help. Welcome to Logic Wealth Planning… For some time advisors at Logic have started conversations with […]  Continue reading

Personal Finances – so what are your weak spots?

No matter what age you are it’s likely you have a weak spot when it comes to Personal Finances. In fact, it’s pretty much inevitable, no one’s financial armour is infallible. What steps can you take to shore up your defences? MONEY’S TOO TIGHT TO MENTION Younger people are often struggling to save, let alone contribute towards […]  Continue reading

Time is ticking on the IHT Clock

Time is Ticking on the IHT Clock Did you know you can give as many individuals as you please £250 each. As long as the gift doesn’t exceed this amount (even by a £1) it doesn’t count in your Inheritance Tax calculation. Handy if you have lots of grandchildren! You are also entitled to gift […]  Continue reading

Market Outlook 2018

Market Outlook 2018 Architas was formed in 2008 to help investors meet their investment goals through their range of multi-manager solutions. At the time of writing, the total amount of assets managed and advised on by Architas totalled £23 billion.* Architas is a member of the global AXA Group, a worldwide leader in financial services with […]  Continue reading