For once, the New Year hype is justified – the whole world is looking forward to a better year ahead. But 2020 didn’t just bring a pandemic. It also taught us some useful lessons in life and finance that could pay off in years to come. Article by Nick Green.
As Ebenezer Scrooge once observed, the festive season can be expensive. Enjoy good cheer all year round with our wisdom from Christmases Past, Present and Yet to Come.
Belonging to an ethnic minority or being a home renter are just two of the factors putting people at risk of insufficient pension savings, according to a new report. We take a deeper look at who is more likely to be retirement-ready, and who may need to save harder. Article by Nick Green.
Brits still have unrealistic expectations of when they’ll be able to retire – and it’s a worrying sign of how little they think seriously about their pensions. Nick Green compares the dreams with the realities and explains how to bring them closer together.
Research by UCL and Barclays has confirmed that people struggle most of all with financial decisions. But while some women are emerging as more confident investors with the rewards to show for it, others are being left behind. Article by Nick Green.
Research reveals that a fifth of Brits still have no pension savings at all, and people near retirement aren’t doing much better. But it’s never too late to benefit from pensions, as Nick Green explains.
Recent studies show that cautious savers are putting away more in cash than ever before. But with record low interest rates, these sums are fast being eroded by inflation. So what better places might there be for your money?
Could your child be due an autumn bonus of nearly two thousand pounds? If they're turning 18 this year, then now is the time for them to track down their Child Trust Fund.
The UK’s favourite habit is talking about the weather. But lately the economy has proved even harder to predict. So what’s the forecast for businesses, homebuyers, savers, investors and spenders?
When it comes to realistic retirement planning, the most pension-savvy savers live in the East Midlands, according to new findings by Unbiased. But some areas of the country aren’t nearly as confident or well-prepared. Where are you?
Nearly half of women in the UK haven’t thought about how much income they want in retirement, or how much they need to save to get it. New research suggests that women may be less pension-conscious than men – but why?
As new research shows that over 1 in 3 Brits don’t know how big a pension pot they'll need, and 1 in 5 don't even know how much they have, Unbiased unveils a new Pension Calculator to help people of any age plan for the future.
Financial advice has traditionally involved seeing an adviser face-to-face. But Covid-19 has forced both advisers and their clients to rethink. Kay Mechial of Black Lion Wealth reveal’s his firm’s innovative response, replacing ‘face to face’ with ‘person to person’.