Personal Finance

  • 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 […]

  • Changes to workplace pension contributions: how do they affect me?

    Changes to workplace pension contributions: how do they affect me? I’ve been working hard this year producing content around retirement planning as I believe it’s something that really needs hammering home. Recent research from the Scottish Widows Women and Retirement report suggests that many women aren’t planning their pensions early enough, with a third of […]

  • Should I Transfer a Child Trust Fund To A Junior ISA?

    transfer a child trust fund to a junior isa

    Please be aware that the value of stock market investments can go up and down over time and may be lower than your initial investment. You may want to consider advice from a qualified financial adviser before transferring a Child Trust Fund or opening a Stocks and Shares ISA. This post has been written in […]

  • Should I Open A Lifetime ISA As I Am Nearly 40?

    should i open a lifetime isa

    Please be aware that any form of stock market investment can go up and down over time. You may want to consider advice from a qualified financial adviser before opening a Stocks and Shares ISA. Rate correct at time of publishing but could be subject to change.  Different types of Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) have […]