• Rishi Vs Liz

    Rishi vs Liz, what will they mean for your money?

    As the Conservative Party chooses our next Prime Minister, our bank balances wait with bated breath to discover what is in store for them. Although neither Rishi Sunak nor Liz Truss can do very much about the external factors affecting the cost of living at present, they have radically different views about how to tackle them.

  • With Chaos At The Top Pensions

    With chaos at the top, what does it mean for pensions?

    Amid the melee of ministerial resignation that took place this month, that of Guy Opperman, Pensions Minister, was one that caused alarm bells to ring. Opperman is the longest serving Pensions Minister so far, and his move to leave his role could not have come at a worse time for the many pensions initiatives that are currently in train.

  • Travel Money

    Making the most of your travel money

    With the pound slumping against many major currencies this year, not to mention the cost-of-living crisis, going on holiday abroad will be more expensive than ever this year. But many of us pay more than we need to when spending money abroad, due to expensive fees charged on our credit and debit cards, or exchange fees when switching currencies while travelling.

  • Trust Registration1

    Trust Registration: What has changed and what happens next

    There are many reasons why some of your money might be in a trust structure, including protecting money for a young person; ensuring that you do not pay too much inheritance tax; and shielding wealth in complex family situations.

  • New Tax Change

    What the recent tax change means for you?

    The Government’s change to National Insurance and dividend tax rates last week means that most of us will end up paying more in tax. There are some things you can do to counter it, however. Here are the top things that you need to know about the changes.

  • Forced Savings

    Do you have ‘forced savings’, and if so what should you do with them?

    With the newspapers full of articles about the rising cost of living, it’s easy to get depressed about the state of our finances. But some households are still benefitting from a period during the start of the Covid pandemic when they were struggling to spend, and it has left them with savings to spare.

  • My Money Week

    Have a ‘My Money Week’ of your own

    While personal finance is on the curriculum for secondary schools in England, many academy schools are not obliged to teach it, while it is often overlooked in primary schools as well. Here are some that you could use, depending on the age of your child and what you want to achieve.