Gen Xers need to build up pensions savings and investments

30 Jul 2020

Gen Xers need to build up pensions savings and investments The typical 40-55-year-old UK resident has just £71,591 saved in non-pension investments, according to a new study produced by Dunstan Thomas. Analysis by the pensions software specialists shows that younger

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£2 billion invested into fixed-income bonds amid Coronavirus recovery

30 Jul 2020

During May almost £2 billion was invested into fixed-income retail bonds as markets began to stabilise and recover from the initial impact of COVID-19. The latest figures from the Investment Association (IA), have revealed that fixed-income funds were the best-selling asset

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Buy-to-let yields fail to grow significantly in the first quarter of 2020

30 Jul 2020

According to new research by Sourced Capital buy-to-let rental yields in the UK remained flat across the UK during the first three months of 2020. The investment platform’s analysis of rental and house prices from the Office for National Statistics

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First-time buyers eager to get on the housing ladder in 2020

24 Jul 2020

Almost all first-time buyers are still considering buying in 2020, with the majority (51%) stating that they intend to buy this year, according to data from Legal & General Mortgage Club. Around a third (35%) of first-time buyers said that

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The pandemic is causing divorce cases to rise, seriously impacting later life finances

20 Jul 2020

We’re only just over halfway through 2020, the broken and fractured year of the 21st century, which has already laid claim to many deeply affected lives, in ways that have completely caught us out, lets face it who could have

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How to stop your heart interfering with your head

10 Jul 2020

In volatile market conditions, investors can often be their own worst enemies.  They see markets tumbling and once they hit the bottom they panic and sell out.  To compound things, they wait until the markets are close to the top

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Summer Economic Update

9 Jul 2020

When the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, delivered his Spring Budget on 11 March to the packed benches of the House of Commons, the hope was that the economic impact of the Coronavirus outbreak would be ‘V-shaped’, with an immediate bounce back

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How will we deal with the Coronavirus debt legacy?

3 Jul 2020

Coronavirus has created a lot of uncertainty regarding the economic outlook and there is no doubt that Globally, governments will be left with a lot more debt once the crisis has passed. Massive government spending on support for businesses and

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