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  • Why The Lords Rejected The Digital Pound

    Why the Lords rejected the digital pound

    Hopes surrounding a new ‘Britcoin’ currency for the UK hang in the balance after the House of Lords decided that was “no convincing case” for a British digital currency.

  • What The New Care Proposals Mean For You

    What the new care proposals mean for you

    The government recently approved new social care funding plans which could see some people able to keep more of their assets despite paying for care. Here are the answers to some of the most frequently-asked questions about the plans.

  • Financial Gifts For Children

    Financial gifts for children

    While it may be exciting for younger recipients to find a parcel under the tree, and teens often appreciate a gift card, considering a longer-term financial gift for younger people may reap dividends for the rest of their lives.

  • Preparing For The Unexpected

    Preparing for the unexpected

    When we are managing our finances, most of us plan for the things that we expect to happen, such as university or school fees, or the need to fund our retirement.

  • Five Financial Resolutions (1)

    Avoid being a victim of a pension scam

    Many of us think that we are too savvy to be a pension scam victim, but the statistics show that it is surprisingly easy for even more sophisticated investors and savers to get caught out.

  • What The Budget Means For You

    What the Budget means for you

    The Chancellor’s long-awaited Budget did not include some of the stings that many savers and investors feared, including lower thresholds before those realising gains paid capital gains tax and more restrictions on tax relief for pension savers.

  • How Science Can Help You Hit Your Goals

    How science can help you to hit your goals

    Whether you want to pass your driving test, cook the perfect crème brulee or save enough money to retire at 50, it is important to focus on your goal if you are to achieve it.