Financial Planning

May 18, 2016 Financial Planning
Forget Your 40s And 50s, Life Really Begins At 60

  Life begins at 60 and middle-age is nearer 50 years old than 40, according to new research. Improvement in diet, medicine and technology now means many people are living to an average age well into their 80s, which has made the old phrase @life begins at 40’ redundant. A survey for Co-op Funeralcare and…

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Does Selling In May And Going Until St Leger Day Work?

  Relying on proverbs for investment advice is not the best of ideas, according to a leading financial expert. Investors often trot out the rhyme ‘sell in May and go away, don’t come back until St Leger Day’ as a proven strategy. The phrase has no religious meaning – it’s all to do with the…

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10 Investment Tips For Savvy Savers

  It’s only natural that expat savers want to make the most of the cash they have stashed in poor performing offshore bank and building society accounts. However high their money mountains may reach, they need to keep making sensible financial decisions to keep growing their wealth. To help savers get to grips with managing…

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May 8, 2016 Financial Planning
How much money do you need to retire?

  No one really knows how much they need to save to retire because so many variables apply to the equation. Everyone has their own solution that takes into account factors like when you retire, how long you will live, how much you spend and how much you have managed to save during your lifetime…

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April 21, 2016 Financial Planning
Financial regrets, we have a few…

  Thousands of people approach retirement with a pile of financial regrets, according to a new survey. Only one in five believed they had not made any wrong financial decisions, but the majority rued many money errors they had made throughout their lives, according to specialist insurance firm Partnership. Top of the list of money…

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What To Do If You Inherit A Windfall Of Shares

  Thousands of over 50s inherit shares but four out of 10 don’t know what to do with them. Around 250,000 over 50s have stocks and shares inheritances they did not know about worth an average £3,500. Most of the share papers and certificates are discovered when families are going through the homes of deceased…

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