Personal Finance

  • Getting a Mortgage When You Are Self-Employed

    getting a mortgage when you are self employed

    Self-employment is a way of life for thousands in the UK, giving great opportunities and flexibility of choice in regard to life events. However, being self-employed can cause great anxiety and concern for many would be mortgage applicants.  This guide, written in collaboration with Just Mortgage Brokers, puts some of the fears to rest and […]

  • What Happens If I Don’t Make A Will As A Parent?

    making a will as a parent

    When you’re a new parent, you have a LOT to think about. Suddenly, there’s a tiny (noisy!) person around who depends on you for everything and consumes the majority of your thinking time. So, it’s easy to leave the job of making your will until another time. ‘I’ll get around to it eventually’. I’ve heard plenty […]

  • Empowering Generation Self-Employed To Save

    self employed need to save

    The information in this article is not intended as financial advice. Please seek advice from an authorised financial advisor in relation to your personal circumstances when considering investment options (check out unbiased.co.uk for recommendations). Please also be aware that the value of any investments may rise and fall, and you may get back less than […]

  • Investing Basics : Is Inflation Eating Your Savings?

    is inflation eating your savings

    Inflation And Savings A few weeks ago I featured in an article in The Guardian titled ‘Why women need to stop saving their cash – and start investing’. It obviously resonated with so many women because I was inundated with people who had read the article contacting me. Every one of them told me they […]