This year’s Advice Map shows once again the UK’s advice hotspots… and cold spots. We identify the places where more people search for professional advice, as a percentage of population. And this year saw some significant movers. Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow, all in the bottom ten last year, had risen in the league table
Regrets, I’ve had a few… and one of those might be my pension. A recent survey reveals how people who shun financial advice when planning their retirement may live to regret it. What are the most significant moments of your life? Your first job? Buying a home? Some would say you have to live most
As part of Financial Planning Week, Frances Kemp of Nurture Financial reveals the best financial advice parents can share with their kids. As a parent, I worry about my children’s financial futures and I don’t just mean whether I’ll be able to afford their school fees or support them at university. I worry that they’ll never
Martin Bamford, Managing Director at Informed Choice, talks reasons people contact financial advisers and how to make the most of your time with them. Read the first of his two-part article below. Relatively few people in the UK seek professional financial advice in their lifetime. Research carried out by unbiased.co.uk a couple of years ago
It’s fair to say that there is a lot going on at the moment. A better outlook for investors as the economy recovers, new flexibility for pension savers announced in the recent Budget, and greater levels of tax-efficient savings allowed into an Individual Savings Account (ISA) from 1 July being some immediate examples.