Mortgage affordability hits record high not seen since the 90s

25 Apr 2018

A new report from the Halifax shows that the amount of homeowners’ disposable income paid into a mortgage has shrunk to levels not seen since the mid-1990s. The bank said that typical mortgage payments accounted for less than a third

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Thousands of parents and caregivers missing out on pension benefits

25 Apr 2018

It has been estimated that as many as 100,000 pensioners and family members could be missing out on National Insurance Credits to top up their pension funds. Information obtained from a freedom of information request submitted to HM Revenue &

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Women lose out financially due to lack of confidence, according to new report

25 Apr 2018

Only one in three women describe themselves as very or extremely confident when it comes to their finances, according to a new survey by ISA provider Scottish Friendly. Their latest Disposable Income Index (DII) has revealed that while nearly half

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Kathryn Isherwood

18 Apr 2018

Kathryn first approached the Birchwood Investment Management team in 2016, after having taken a redundancy package with outsourced services company Penna. Her ex-employer recommended Birchwood in a professional capacity and Kathryn was immediately impressed as soon as she got in

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