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Where next for the housing market?

Interest rates are rock bottom, inflation is lagging economic targets and forecasts, but house prices are rising again. Can this continue, and where next for the housing market?  Continue reading

How valuable is financial advice?

Where money, investments and wealth are concerned nobody sets out to make the wrong choices. The question many ask themselves is how valuable is financial advice?  Continue reading

Economic Review

Our latest economic review is intended to provide background to recent developments in investment markets as well as to give an indication of how some key issues could impact in the future.  Continue reading

Let’s get through this together

The UK government wants us to follow simple rules to get through the winter together. Just how much is the ongoing coronavirus situation affecting investments. Our latest review…   Continue reading

Trump vs Biden

The race is on. The debates have begun. But what does the US election mean for investors? The latest Podcast from our partners at Architas takes a look at various scenarios. Have a read or click the link below to listen…   Continue reading

Back to money basics

Sometimes we all need a reboot, a reason to reset things and assess how we live, work and spend. Going back to money basics can help on many levels.  Continue reading

How we buy houses has changed

How we buy houses has changed in recent decades. Finding the right mortgage for that dream home or investing in property is increasingly difficult, especially with recent challenges.  Continue reading

Unusually uncertain times

People struggling to get tested for coronavirus, a cautious Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) and increased restrictions all make the current financial landscape uncertain. Our latest round-up sums it all up…   Continue reading

Time for tough measures

The UK economy is recovering steadily but output remains subdued. Markets continue to rise, but all eyes are on new and proposed Covid restrictions that could hamper growth. Our latest review…   Continue reading

Don’t lose sight of pension goals

Have you managed to keep a cool head during the roller-coaster stock market ride of 2020? It’s never easy, but as retirement approaches it’s important that you don’t lose sight of pension goals.  Continue reading

Economic Review

An economic review intended to provide background to recent developments in investment markets as well as to give an indication of how some key issues could impact in the future.  Continue reading

Protecting your savings

You work hard, you save and invest, so nobody wants to see their money disappear. The big question is how do you achieve that during uncertain times?   Continue reading

Education, new schemes and tech sell offs

Once again, another major milestone as children returned to school. Nothing unusual in that during “normal circumstances”, but 2020 is proving to be far from normal. Our latest look at factors effecting global markets…   Continue reading

Back to school

Getting children back to school in the UK is seen as a major step in returning life and the wider economy back to normal. It’s all part of our latest weekly round-up that looks how finances are affected by ongoing events…   Continue reading

Review & Outlook

The latest review from our partners at Architas comes from none other than CIO Jaime Arguello. He discusses what’s on the investment radar for the final period of this eventful year.  Continue reading

Know your 2020-21 tax allowances

As 2020 progresses it’s worthwhile knowing exactly what tax allowances and exemptions are available to you. This helps you manage and plan investments.   Continue reading

How soon will economies recover?

The latest Podcast covers a US market returning to pre-Covid highs, while European PMI data disappoints. This week we look forward to possible upward revisions to Q2 GDP growth estimates across the globe. Click the link below to listen…   Continue reading

Lockdowns, quarantine & debt

What a week! As lockdowns, quarantine & debt dominate the news, the markets continue to climb. The latest weekly round-up of how the financial scene could affect your investments…  Continue reading

Financial markets bounce back

For months governments, the media and investors wondered what shape any economic recovery would take. Now the question is why some financial markets bounce back so quickly?  Continue reading

Should you draw cash from a pension now?

People who have saved into pension funds in the UK have the option to draw income from the age of 55. In the current uncertain financial climate, should you draw cash from a pension now?   Continue reading