A few simple tasks to take care of your finances of at this time of year will save you time, worry and possibly a good deal of money in the year ahead. For the rest of the world, New Year comes in January (or February for China) but when it comes to finance, the end of … Continued
It’s that time of year when many of us are starting to be a little more conscious about what we eat and how much we exercise as the thought of a visit to the beach or a sunny poolside beckons. And while for some of us, all that is required is perhaps a … Continued
If you have yet to see much point in saving money in an ISA, a new incentive for 2017 could change your mind. This month sees the launch of a new Lifetime ISA – or LISA. For every pound saved in the tax year – up to a maximum of £4,000 – the state will boost … Continued
It’s storm season, a reminder of that good old fashioned saying that we should save money for a rainy day but is it always the best advice? We certainly need to be prepared for difficult times. Should we suffer a sudden loss to income, ill health or bereavement, for example, forward planning and good … Continued
‘The Little Guide To Financial Admin’, a new publication about managing your personal expenditure, was published in May this year. The guide offers a variety of little changes you can make to your day-to-day life in order to make small savings here and there, the idea being that these will accumulate to a considerable pot … Continued
Last year we went over and above the call of duty in our Autumn Statement Preview: we combed the Chancellor’s Twitter feed to look for clues as to what might be in his speech.