Five questions to ask yourself about your finances

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 | Blog | By Anne McClean

Do you know what your financial needs are? For most, that’s going to be paying the bills every month, saving for a pension, and putting money into a rainy-day fund. But there’s more to it than that.

Why a Lasting Power of Attorney is still the answer

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 | Blog | By Amy Lloyd

Denzil Lush, until recently the most senior judge in the UK Court of Protection, stated that despite there being 2.5 million Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) agreements in place, in England and Wales, he would never sign one...

Five top tips to review your financial position

Wednesday, 04 April 2018 | Blog | By Anne McClean

Do you know what your financial position is? Have you calculated the total of what everything you are invested in and own is worth?

Give your Isa a spring clean

Wednesday, 04 April 2018 | Blog | By Moira O'Neill

Do you know how your Isa is invested? Have you even looked at it lately? I firmly believe that you should give it a review at least once a year and preferably every six months.

Your shout: Moneywise readers have their say in March 2018

Tuesday, 03 April 2018 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Each month we publish the best comments, emails and letters from our readers. Here are the best of March 2018.

To be charged for a student loan or not to be charged, that is the question

Tuesday, 27 March 2018 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Hamlet’s soliloquy is one I studied during my A-levels, while weighing up whether to go on to study for an English literature or a journalism degree.

Money saving with the world wide web

Monday, 19 March 2018 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Practical skills are in danger of dying out, warned a recent survey that landed in my Inbox. It seems we millennials are far less likely than our older peers to know how to carry out certain tasks.

Buy-to-let investing shouldn’t replace a sound pension plan

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 | Blog | By Moira O'Neill

“I can only last another 10 years in this job,” says my friend over dinner. “How much retirement income will I get from the state?”

Five tips to help you put a retirement plan together

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 | Blog | By Jonathan Watts-Lay

If you think that retirement plans are only for the super wealthy, or if you’ve just not got round to it yet, or even that you think retirement is too far away, then think again.

Where are the female fund managers?

Wednesday, 07 March 2018 | Blog | By Darius McDermott

Fund management, as a career seems to be one that is more stumbled upon, than targeted.