Financial planning

How to invest in your kids’ future

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

You only have to look round the average park to see the lengths parents will go to in order to protect their kids, from mums padding their offspring up like American football players, to those practising ‘helicopter...

Is it worth paying for financial advice?

Thursday, 25 August 2011 | TV /Video

Save thousands by planning ahead

Monday, 14 January 2013 | Article

Whether it’s a last-minute weekend away, an invitation to the newest restaurant in town or a surprise visit from friends or family, life has a wonderful habit of throwing up unexpected events.

A guide to investing for your children

Thursday, 17 April 2014 | Article

While your baby is small, a child trust fund brings nothing but joy. You have free money, a readymade receptacle for grandparental Christmas presents, and you can make regular contributions too.

A hands-on way to grow your pension pot

Friday, 23 May 2008 | Article

The cost of taking out a self-invested personal pension (SIPP) has dropped significantly as competition heats up between providers.

Put some zing into your pension

Wednesday, 26 November 2008 | Article

Whether you have several decades of work ahead of you or you're preparing to hang up your boots, the New Year is the perfect time to give your pension pot a shot in the arm.

Get your child off to a good start

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

With the ever-rising cost of education and first-time buyers struggling to get a foot on the property ladder, more parents are being called upon to help their offspring get ahead financially - something investment trusts can...