Over-65s see average property wealth increase by £6,000 over the past year

30 Sep 2020

Despite the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the property market, new research has found that the property wealth of the over-65s has increased by a collective £28 billion in the last year. The research from equity release firm, Key,

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The first Child Trust Funds (CTFs) can now be claimed

30 Sep 2020

The first Child Trust Funds (CTFs) are set to mature in September allowing those turning 18 to access their fund for the first time. CTFs were tax-free children’s savings account set up by the Government, which were available to those

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Victims of pension fraud have lost more than £30m since 2017

30 Sep 2020

According to new research from Action Fraud, more than £30 million has been lost by savers since 2017 to pension fraud. Those most likely to fall victim to fraudsters are men in their 50s, who in many cases have been

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Generate an income after retirement whilst protecting your family

25 Sep 2020

With the equity, available for release in UK homes rising to £500 billion, more people of 55 or over are considering how they can access some of this capital.  However, it’s important to consider why you might want to do

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Life Insurance. Are you as prepared as you think?

11 Sep 2020

We may not know that Benjamin Franklin coined an all too familiar phrase, when he wrote a letter to Jean-Baptiste Le Roy, in 1789,  but he was not the first to commit this to paper.  Daniel Defoe, and his book

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Taking control of your pensions

4 Sep 2020

What is it?  Basically, it means combining all, or most of your pension pots into one place.  Sounds like a good idea, simple and easy but is it right for you?  This is the most important question to keep in mind before

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