Investing for children

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

Wednesday, 27 April 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.

Asset managers under FCA spotlight

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 | News

Asset management firms are set to come under scrutiny from the City authorities as to whether they add real value for money - and whether the market is competitive enough to benefit investors.

£228.17 a month: the cost of a child’s university education

Thursday, 15 October 2015 | News

New parents will need to save £228 a month to cover the cost of their child’s university degree, as new analysis suggests these expenses will rise to £74,307 by 2033.

Will they, won't they - most UK adults risk dying intestate

Wednesday, 14 October 2015 | News

Most adults in the UK have not written a will, including three-quarters of people in their thirties.