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Time for a spring clean

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 | Blog | By Moira O'Neill

With most of the UK bathed in sunshine today, it feels as though spring has definitely arrived.

Ambition – a good quality but it doesn't necessarily equal success

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 | Blog | By Gary Adams

‘Ambition’ is a term that covers pretty much every arena of human activity that exists. And Ambition, a recently published book by Rachel Bridge, wants you to succeed.

City Survivors: Overcome the fear of switching – it could save you £100s

Friday, 15 April 2016 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Switching. It’s a simple enough concept, yet many of us don’t do it – whether through fear, laziness, or simply because we don’t realise we can.

Tax planning with David Cameron

Tuesday, 12 April 2016 | Blog | By Tom Wilson

The Prime Minister has unexpectedly released a summary of

Tax advantages of offshore funds

Monday, 11 April 2016 | Blog | By Moira O'Neill

The Prime Minister is under scrutiny this week for his investment in an offshore fund, ...

City Survivors: how to boost your credit score

Wednesday, 23 March 2016 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

If you’re a first-time buyer, you will need to clean up your credit score.

Lifetime Isas? More like Property Pensions

Thursday, 17 March 2016 | Blog | By Tom Wilson

In the run up to the budget, speculation was mounting that pensions would switch to either a flat-rate system, where all people got the same amount of tax relief on their pensions contributions, or a pensions Isa system,...

Why I'll be reading “Other People's Money” by John Kay

Thursday, 17 March 2016 | Blog | By Gary Adams

Gary Adams listens to distinguished British economist John Kay criticise the out-of-control financial sector.

The Big Short film review

Tuesday, 16 February 2016 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Banks have long been trying to improve their image, but after watching the The Big Short – the latest blockbuster to document the 2007/2008 financial crash – any trust I had in them seems to have dissipated.  

Three words that could lose you your pension

Tuesday, 12 January 2016 | Blog | By Moira O'Neill

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that any investor in possession of a good pension must be a target for scammers.