Personal Finance

  • 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?

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    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?

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    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 […]

  • 5 Hacks To Boost Your Retirement Savings

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    With investments, capital is at risk and the value of investments and the income from them can go down as well as up and investors may not get back the amount originally invested. Make your money work harder for you with these 5 hacks to boost your retirement savings. If you’ve been following my mini-series […]

  • ‘The Woman I’m Becoming’ For International Women’s Day

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    I love the buzz of International Women’s Day each year. When I wrote my open letter to my daughter’s last year, never could I have imagined what this International Women’s Day one year later would bring. I am sat here now a co-author of an inspirational book! And my daughters are so proud of me. […]