Saving through a pension is an excellent way to gain tax relief, but with limits to you pension lifetime allowance, you may need to take a second look at whether you’re affected. Michael Roberts explains.
Just in time for our TaxAction 2016 campaign, Ayesha Ping from NW Brown is here to remind us of the extra tax breaks available for those with children in childcare. Tax-free vouchers help to ensure that it’s the babies who are bouncing – not your cheques! The UK is bucking the trend in most of Europe
When it comes to one of life’s biggest challenges – buying a home – your credit file can be your best friend, or your worst enemy. But maintaining a good credit history can be a tricky balancing act, and you may not realise how easy it is to make yours wobble by accident. There are many advantages to having
You could try funnelling your income through a labyrinth of offshore companies… or you could just open ISAs, pay a little bit more into your pension and take a few other simple measures. Believe it or not, reducing your tax bill can be dead easy, and it doesn’t have to risk the wrath of HMRC.
As our TaxAction 2016 campaign gathers pace, we drop in on a typical affluent household somewhere in England… and catch them in the middle of some very odd behaviour. Sally calls from the kitchen. ‘BRYCE! The bin bag needs changing!’ Bryce, in the study upstairs, is losing a fight with a self-assembly filing cabinet. ‘Maybe
MoneyFlex is here – the new Q&A community at which a panel of over 60 IFAs will answer your financial questions free of charge. If you’ve ever been curious about financial advice but aren’t sure where to begin, this might be the ideal place to start. Come on in and find out more! ‘Any
This year the UK public is set to waste around £4.6 billion in unnecessary tax. A similar figure was frittered away last year. Why is this happening, and is there anything we can do reduce this waste? The unbiased.co.uk and Prudential campaign TaxAction 2016 launches today, in a bid to do just that. If asked
A decision on your pension can take only a moment, but you might have three decades to regret it. New market figures suggest that many people just aren’t giving this process the necessary attention, and could be damaging their retirement prospects. Your pension is important – so handle with care. Everyone knows the story of the goose that laid golden eggs.
Quite a lot, as it turns out. This week more people are expected to search for financial advice than in any other week of 2016. But it’s not just about boosting the bank balance – many are hoping to achieve benefits that could affect every part of their lives. It’s the busiest time of year
Tired of the same old diets and detoxes? Then it’s time to try something completely different. Whatever your age, let 2016 be the year you get to grips with your pension – because you’ll thank yourself in years to come. There’s nothing like a New Year to remind you of the passage of time (who’s
Do you save into an ISA? Chances are, you’re not getting the best deal you could. Many ISAs offer great rates to start with, only to become poor value if savers neglect them over time. New Year is your opportunity to hunt down better value! In the current tax year you can save up to
One little decision can transform your life forever, whether it’s choosing to start a family, or buying an annuity to give you an income in retirement. New Year is a time to think about the moments that matter… so what have we learned so far? Here at unbiased.co.uk we think a lot about the Advice
Holidays are over and the party season’s spent – in more ways than one. If you’re trying to get over a financial hangover, try these tips for rehydrating your bank balance. If Christmas and New Year have left you with a financial headache, now is the time to shake it off. Monday 11 January