‘Secret Accounts’ slow the probate process

The importance of leaving your affairs in order. According to the first Bereavement Index from probate software specialist Exizent#, many people fail to put their financial affairs in order before they die, leaving behind a ‘financial mess’ and a stressful experience for those tasked with administering their estate. The Index revealed that one in seven […]  Continue reading

Retirement finances: Let us help you take control

Two pieces of research have again highlighted consumer confusion and concerns around pension provision and thereby the necessity for people to take control of their retirement planning. STATE PENSION OVERESTIMATED Firstly, a survey by Which?6 found that three in ten people overestimate their future state pension income, some by almost £50,000 over the course of […]  Continue reading

Planning to retire in 2021?

Whether you had always been planning to retire this year, or COVID-19 has forced your hand, it’s never too late to get organised. We believe that retirement is something to be looked forward to after a lifetime of hard work – so don’t let it be overshadowed by financial concerns. We can help you quantify […]  Continue reading

Do you know your Pension age ?

Did you know that the phased increases to State Pension age (SPA) reached 66 for both men and women in October 2020 and it’s set to rise further? The minimum age for taking funds from a personal pension is also set to rise in 2028. Getting to know your pension ages, and what you can […]  Continue reading

Funeral arrangements are all part of the plan

Nobody likes talking about death, but it comes at a cost like most things. When you appreciate that funeral arrangements are all part of the plan you and your family can rest easier.  Continue reading

Estate planning to help your family

You don’t need a castle, acres of land and a fleet of luxury cars to consider estate planning. It applies to us all. It’s a process that you should begin if you want your wealth and possessions passed to relatives with minimal cost and fuss when you die.  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

What is a Funeral Plan?

What is a Funeral Plan and why should I purchase one? Thinking about planning your own funeral may feel an uncomfortable thing to do, but pre-planning and pre-paying for your funeral is actually a thoughtful and responsible way to show that you care for your family. Not only that but it will also take a […]  Continue reading