We like to think we are becoming a more equal society, but women continue to face a particular set of challenges when it comes to managing their income and planning for the future. Jo Noon, head of Cockburn Lucas for Women, explains why women need to take a different approach when arranging their finances.
Being a first-year student pitches you headlong into a whirlpool of studies, new relationships, independent living and money management. Here’s some advice for staying afloat. Article by Nick Green.
The UK is scheduled to leave the EU on 31 October 2019. The effects on your business could be far-reaching and in many cases are still uncertain. This summary of what we know so far should help you to prepare for the switch. Article by Nick Green.
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, Zcash, Dash… Suddenly the investing world is full of the new ‘cryptocurrencies’. But what are they really, how do they work, and are they an investment – or just a gamble? IFA Steve Johnson takes up the challenge.
Do you have a GAR? Have you checked, just in case? Do you know what a GAR is? Well, what it could be is a way to double or even triple your retirement income – so if you have one, you need to hang on to it with both hands. Article by Nick Green.
Your workplace pension is an amazing long-term savings vehicle. But are you making use of its full potential? Steven Mason, chartered financial planner at Gilliland Neilson Brown, gets you up to speed.
Do you dream of being your own boss? And would it suit you? Would you miss your steady salary and paid holiday, or do you crave more flexible hours? We weigh up the pros and cons of going it alone.
Two pension experts offer their simple but high-value tips on maximising your state pension – whatever age you might be now. How much money might you risk missing out on? Article by Nick Green.
A good employee benefits package is no longer just for big companies. Now smaller businesses are getting in on the act with low-cost benefits that are among the most effective for recruitment and retention. Michael Englefield of Drewberry explains.
Your employer may offer you a benefit known as ‘death in service’, which would pay out to your loved ones if you were to die while employed there. But how does this differ from ordinary life insurance – and is it a substitute?
From finding a place to live to paying bills and finding the money to have fun, the art of student living may take some time to master. So prepare for Freshers’ Week with our quick guide to independent living for undergraduates. Article by Nick Green.