Unbiased is partnering with Moneyhub to help you understand your finances better. Besides inviting you to try out the revolutionary Moneyhub way of organising your money, we’re offering a range of free financial health checks to help you spot the opportunities you may never have considered. If you’ve never seen a financial adviser, or not for a while,
Mortgage rates are at historic lows, and for homebuyers it looks like the perfect opportunity. But in your eagerness to secure your dream home, you should be wary of ‘mortgage shock’ – the danger of over-stretching yourself in the longer term. The solution? A borrowing buffer zone.
Produced in partnership with Moneyhub, this ten point guide will help ensure you never lose track of your finances again. As part of our ongoing mission to help consumers take better control of their finances, Unbiased is partnering with Moneyhub to offer our users a free trial of Moneyhub’s premium service. The concept behind Moneyhub
Since pension freedom arrived in 2015, there has been a trend of pension savers being invited to invest their pots in unregulated products. Savers may be promised attractive returns, without being made fully away of the associated risks. Have you been contacted? An open jam jar at a picnic brings creepy-crawlies. We know this, so
In part 1 we covered the basics of inheritance tax and how to reduce it acceptably by making gifts before your death. In part 2, Chartered Financial Planner Michael Roberts delves a bit deeper into some of the more complex areas – where you should definitely look both ways before crossing. The basic principle of
What would you prefer to leave your loved ones: a generous legacy or a gigantic bill? Chartered Financial Planner Michael Roberts returns with another of his highly popular guides to personal taxation – this time explaining the complex world of inheritance tax. It might not feel this way, but in recent decades people have been
So you had a bad day, as the song goes. The Brexit vote has reminded investors that the stock market is not for the faint of heart – but nor is it for the impulsive or impatient. It’s time to take a step back and examine the EU Referendum’s lessons for investors. ‘Rollercoaster ride’ is a
If time were a currency, it would fluctuate more than the pound after a Brexit. Getting the most value from your time is all down to how you spend it – and invest it. If you’re curious as to why people seek professional advice, then you need to understand the exchange rate of time.
From hunting down a suspected fraudster in person to just watching your back, financial advisers have shown their worth in fighting pension and investment crime. Here are some of the ways in which professional advice can be your ultimate insurance against getting conned. If you ever doubted how far a financial adviser would go to
As the pound tumbles and stock markets slide in the wake of the UK’s vote to Leave the EU, is there anywhere safe for the risk-averse investor? We examine the best bolt-holes available. Article by Nick Green.
A controversial study has appeared to turn a long-accepted piece of financial wisdom on its head. Is there really a way to make safe cash outperform riskier shares? The answer is, maybe… but that it’s very much a case of horses for courses.
Financial markets are reeling from the news: the UK has voted to leave the EU. But after the dust and smoke has cleared, what will this momentous decision mean in the long term for your finances? We assess the situation. So it is settled – at least, the voting part is. The majority have spoken,
For the majority of students today it’s not whether they’ll get into debt – it’s how much. Here are our top tips to help your children keep their debt under control. Student debt can be a millstone around the neck of graduates. The mere thought of owing tens of thousands of pounds is enough to put