There’s been a big increase in the number of online searches for the best country to retire to FROM the UK… (& Croatia’s a hot favourite!)

Google searches for ‘best country to retire to from the UK’ have risen 94.1% in the last 12 months, revealing an increasing demand for pensioners to relocate abroad in search of a better quality of life. Analysis by the online pension provider Penfold compared 12 lifestyle factors including cost of living, world healthcare ranking and […]  Continue reading

Small steps to sell with success

Planning to sell? You already know there’s a lot of big things to think about. But don’t neglect the small details either. Seemingly minor changes can make a significant difference to how a property is perceived and, ultimately, its sale price. Here are three top tips for putting the finishing touches to your home before […]  Continue reading

Don’t let a scammer enjoy your Retirement

Victim loses £48,000 in ‘screen sharing’ scam The Financial Conduct Authority’s # (FCA’s) ScamSmart scheme has turned its attention to so-called ‘screen sharing’ scams, whereby fraudsters take over their victims’ computers using remote desktop software. Since July 2020, the FCA has seen well over 2,000 such cases, with victims losing a combined total of £25m […]  Continue reading

Retire early – repent at leisure?

It is the dream of many to retire early. Indeed, 270,000 people in their 50s and 60s left the UK workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Concerns about retirement poverty However, two thirds of people aged 50–70 who quit work or lost their job during the pandemic left the […]  Continue reading

7 financial tips for a stress-free wedding

Getting married continues to be one of the biggest expenditures besides buying a house and the last thing you want to do as you start married life together is worry about getting into major debt. Here are seven top financial tips to help you down the aisle (number six is the one most people overlook).  […]  Continue reading

Logic Wealth Planning joins the Financial Vulnerability Taskforce

Vulnerability is something which can affect us all; through unexpected events such as illness, loss of employment, divorce or even the sudden acquisition of wealth through inheritance or a lottery win. While some health issues can lead to permanent vulnerability, fortunately in most cases it is a temporary phenomenon. But when it happens, you need […]  Continue reading

Royal Coronation planned for 06May 2023

“All options” are being considered on whether there will be a bank holiday to mark King Charles III’s coronation, No 10 has said. Camilla, the Queen Consort, and the King will be crowned at Westminster Abbey on Saturday 06May 2023. Some MPs have called for a bank holiday to be announced – either by moving […]  Continue reading

Children’s pensions: Saving for their future

It may be an old adage, but definitely one that remains true – it really never is too early to start a pension. So, if you’re looking to help secure the long-term financial future of your child, or grandchild, saving into a pension on their behalf may be a suitable option worth considering, in addition […]  Continue reading

Green home improvements – adding value & keeping costs down

With energy bills soaring, the advantages of improving energy efficiency are becoming evident to many homeowners seeking to reduce their outgoings. Research1 suggests that over a quarter (26%) of British homeowners want to carry out improvements in order to make their home more energy efficient. Give your home a price boost Not only could energy […]  Continue reading

Where will YOUR suitcase be taking you to this Winter?

The UK Summer is fading fast, and your Summer holiday (……and that fabulous tan!) might now be a distant memory. But if you’re still craving Sun, Sea and Relaxation, there can be no better time than now to plan your Winter Holiday, giving you something nice to look forward to as the British weather becomes […]  Continue reading

How to teach your kids about money

It can sometimes be difficult for children to grasp that there’s not an endless supply of cash that can be plucked from a magic money tree every time they want the latest toy or trainers. That’s why it’s important to teach kids about money, how it works and how to to be smart with it. […]  Continue reading

Managing Investments in uncertain times

For investors, market volatility and uncertain times can either be a very useful opportunity or an unwelcome distraction. But it should never be a reason to act rashly. The most important thing about any investment journey is to remain focused on your long-term goals, and not be distracted by sudden events that might seem scary but […]  Continue reading

Look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves……

There’s a lot to be said for making small savings wherever you can especially in the current climate. And if you have a hungry family to feed, just because you may be on a budget doesn’t mean you can’t serve them tasty, wholesome, hearty and delicious meals. With this idea in mind, you’ll find endless […]  Continue reading

Interested in Sustainable and Ethical Investing?

Sustainable investing enables you to invest in those companies that are working hard to make a positive impact on our world. This can range from animal welfare to equal rights to climate change and most importantly you can select the investments which most closely match your own personal values. It’s possible to invest with a […]  Continue reading

Does it make sense to downsize?

Are you rattling around in a big house with rooms you don’t use much? Then you may be thinking about downsizing. Moving to a less expensive home can be a great way to free up more money to spend in your retirement – but it’s not always as simple as it sounds. The first step […]  Continue reading

What’s your financial personality?

Whether you’re money-savvy or frequently find yourself strapped for cash, most of us have our money habits set in stone. From getting your card out a little too often to holding on to your money a little too tightly, take our (unofficial) money personality quiz and find out what money type you are.  What are […]  Continue reading

The five golden rules of finance for women

According to a report by accountants Price Waterhouse Coopers, more than two in five companies saw their gender pay gap widen last year. Figures suggest the gender pension gap is widening too — research by Now Pensions and the Pensions Policy Institute suggests that a woman in the UK will have to work an extra […]  Continue reading

Contributing to your pension via a limited company – explained

If you’re a director of a limited company, you can contribute pre-taxed company income to your pension pot. What’s more, because an employer contribution counts as an allowable business expense, your company will also receive tax relief against corporation tax. Our financial advisers have many years experience of giving professional advice to Business owners. If you’d […]  Continue reading

Divorce applications highest for a decade as no-fault law change brought in

It’s the first time the impact of the law change has been seen in the quarterly Ministry of Justice family court statistics, however divorce applications have reached their highest level for a decade after no-fault legislation was introduced in England and Wales, figures show. From April 2022 married couples had the option of starting divorce […]  Continue reading

Sep22 Fiscal Event

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