Will a state pension be enough?

Have I saved enough, can I take a lump sum and is my retirement guaranteed are all good questions. Another one is will a state pension be enough?  Continue reading

Archinomics – market update

It was a very strong week for the US last week with the S&P 500 Index up 3%. This was driven by the consumer discretionary (or non-essential goods and services) sector, prompted by really strong performance for Amazon.   Continue reading

The importance of remaining invested

The rewards to be had by buying and selling stocks at just the right time are obvious. Everyone wants the best possible returns. But nobody has a crystal ball, no matter what some experts might tell you.  Continue reading

Light at the end of the tunnel

“There is light at the end of the tunnel” On Thursday, as anticipated, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab confirmed that lockdown measures would be extended for at least a further three weeks, outlining five specific points which the government would need to be satisfied of before considering it safe to adjust the measures:   Continue reading

Archinomics – market update

US stock markets (equities) were up over 12% with energy and financial sectors in particular performing strongly, driven by a slowdown in the reported number of Covid-19 cases in the US.  Continue reading

How emotions affect decisions

How we are feeling can affect so many aspects of our lives. With additional pressure from global market changes, some investors could make unwise decisions. We are all on a bumpy behavioural journey…   Continue reading

Progress in this national battle

As the lockdown continued over the sunny Easter weekend, the government urged people to have a ‘stay-at-home Easter’. In the UK on Easter Sunday, a sombre milestone was reached, as recorded deaths in hospitals passed the 10,000 mark.   Continue reading

Key things to remember in times of investment uncertainty

Economic downturns, recessions and pandemics all lead to confusion, uncertainty and often panic. The financial markets are tested to the limits. Here are some key things to remember in times of investment uncertainty.  Continue reading

Adjusting to lockdown life

So much has changed since the beginning of March and adjusting to lockdown life has been a challenge to people, businesses and other organisations around the world.  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

Welcome to the new tax year

As COVID–19 continues its grim march across the globe, the statistics make sober reading. Last week, confirmed virus cases exceeded one million worldwide as the pandemic took hold in the United States …  Continue reading

The week everything changed

Many self-employed workers will be able to claim a taxable grant worth 80% of their average monthly trading profits, to help them cope with the financial impact of coronavirus…   Continue reading

Pensions for the self-employed

People putting money aside for retirement is increasingly important as countries find it harder to support ageing populations. Setting up pensions for the self-employed should be a priority.   Continue reading

Investments during uncertain times

The latest government announcements about handling the Coronavirus have forced many of us to rethink how we go about our day-to-day lives. The turbulence in global financial markets has already caused panic and investors around the world have been reacting.   Continue reading

CORONAVIRUS – The changes we have made to our business

A message from Logic Wealth Planning’s Managing Director, Yianni Theodorou: “I am writing to keep you informed about a number of recent changes I have made to our operation because of the current outbreak of Coronavirus in the UK.”   Continue reading

Investing during uncertain times

Financial markets rising and falling is a fact of life. As additional political, economic and health factors come into play, investing during uncertain times can be increasingly challenging.   Continue reading

How has the Spring 2020 budget affected you?

What a time to become chancellor of the UK! Rishi Sunak has been thrown straight into the deep end of the economy. How has the Spring 2020 budget affected you?  Continue reading

Don’t fall into the pension pay gap

Pay equality has been addressed in recent years but retirement income is often overlooked. It’s vital that women don’t fall into the pension pay gap that affects them much more than men.   Continue reading

Jargon-free advice

Financial information, regulations and legal requirements seem to get more complex every year, so Logic Wealth Planning aims to give jargon-free advice that offers clients a clear picture about money.   Continue reading

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