Asset allocation

Risk is an implicit aspect to investing If you are going to invest you need to be prepared to take some calculated risk in the hope of greater reward. Risk is an implicit aspect to investing: shares... Read Full Article...

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Real help when you need it most

A very difficult time for your health and your wealth The diagnosis of a serious illness can mean a very difficult time for your health and your wealth. But critical illness cover can provide vital financial security... Read Full Article...

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Band of gold

Are you benefiting financially from your marital status? Tying the knot does bring financial advantages. Tax and pensions are probably the least romantic reasons for getting married, but there are a number of ways to benefit from... Read Full Article...

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We can’t control fate but we can control our finances

Leaving your property and possessions to your loved ones There are compelling financial and emotional reasons for making a will. But why do so many of us shy away from it? When it comes to important decisions... Read Full Article...

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Pensioner household expenditure

Housing and fuel costs are the largest single expense The figures show that household costs fluctuate over time, with annual costs peaking at £45,000 when the head of the household is aged between 30 and 49, reflecting... Read Full Article...

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Surviving investment volatility

Resisting the temptation to make short-term adjustments Some investors may have had a roller-coaster ride in recent years. A market fall can happen at any time. In years past, they’ve been triggered by natural disasters, oil price... Read Full Article...

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Pocket money pensioners

Almost two million retirees have less disposable income than an 11-year-old child “Look after the pennies and the pounds look after themselves” is an age-old saying dispensed to children as they learn the basics of money. However,... Read Full Article...

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Why pensioners are downsizing to make life easier

One in four retired homeowners hope to raise £62,000 by moving into a smaller home Nearly three quarters (73 per cent) of the UK’s 10.4 million pensioners own their own home, although more than a quarter (26... Read Full Article...

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ISIS Wealth Management

We are delighted to announce the launch of ISIS Wealth Management, an IFA company offering bespoke and Independent Financial Advice, as a natural extension of the Accountancy Services of ISIS Accountants. Advice areas now available to our... Read Full Article...

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Deadline for ‘paper’ self assessment tax returns

For those individuals who have previously submitted ‘paper’ self assessment tax returns the deadline for the 2012/13 return is 31 October 2013. Returns submitted after that date must be submitted electronically or they will incur a minimum... Read Full Article...

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