Investing for children

Moneywise Children's Savings Awards 2017

Get your children into good financial habits by encouraging them to save – not spend – their pocket money or earnings.

More families tackling the inheritance taboo

Monday, 15 August 2016 | News

More families are tackling the ‘taboo’ question of inheritance but far too many still admit to never discussing it, according to research by Investec Wealth & Investment.

Your guide to the new inheritance tax rules

Thursday, 21 July 2016 | Article

When ex-Chancellor George Osborne announced the introduction of a new main residence nil-rate band in the Summer Budget 2015, he met the Conservatives’ long-term promise of raising the inheritance tax (IHT) threshold to £1...

Inheritance tax – then and now

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 | Blog | By Gary Adams

Looking out of the office window, summer may have finally arrived (although this statement is subject to change at any time), which means it’s time to read a decent book in the garden.

Could you use a little help with your finances?

Tuesday, 14 June 2016 | News

Financial planners differ from advisers as the latter are there to recommend specific products for their clients - something our readers may not feel they need much help with.

How can I give my late brother's property to my son without paying IHT?

Monday, 13 June 2016 | Question and Answer

No matter what your brother “would have wanted”, the only way to ensure it happens is with a valid will.

Don't make the same mistake as Prince and die without a will

Thursday, 28 April 2016 | Article

Pop megastar Prince reportedly left no will when he died last week, leaving his multi-million dollar fortune intestate and potentially in dispute.

Inheritance issues are primary driver for seeking financial advice

Wednesday, 27 April 2016 | News

Inheritance tax (IHT) planning is the number one reason for seeing a financial adviser, beating purchasing a property and retiring into second and third place respectively, according to new research from Boring Money.

Free Wills Month: what you need to know

Tuesday, 01 March 2016 | News

Today marks the start of ‘Free Wills Month’, which means some aged 55 and over can get a will written or updated for free.

Probate fees face hike under Government plans

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 | News

Probate fees could rise from £155 to £20,000 for those in England and Wales who die with large estates, under plans announced by the Government.

Should we gift our home and property to cut our IHT bill?

Friday, 22 January 2016 | Article

We own both this new property and our own home outright, and each is worth around £90,000.