What does the executor need to do next? How do you register a death? How do you obtain probate? All this, and more about the costs associated with passing on an estate from Wren Sterling’s Head of Later Life Advice.
Disputes over matrimonial assets, arrangements for children, or in situations where parties are not married; in these scenarios Claire Colbert, Family Lawyer at Freeths explains the options available to parties hoping to resolve financial disputes.
Originally published by thisismoney.co.uk 29/05/18 Four out of five retirees in income drawdown have no 'lasting power of attorney' set up, finds Zurich Investing a pension involves keeping on top of funds throughout your old age Having an LPA set up means someone you appointed takes over if you are ill If not, families face [...]
Structuring your estate correctly can lead to big savings if you understand the complexities of inheritance tax Currently all individuals in the UK have a nil rate band of £325,000 each. This means that on death, if the value of your estate (all your cash, assets, investments and personal chattels) is less than £325,000 (or [...]
Varied and versatile, your adviser may discuss trusts with you when making their recommendation. They’re a useful part of an adviser’s tool box – allowing you to set aside assets for specified beneficiaries. Find out more about how they can be used, and the controls you can set.
The Bank of Mum and Dad is now our ninth largest mortgage provider, up a place in the rankings from the year before. And the parental (and grand parental) generosity doesn’t stop there. Justin Urquhart Stewart, of Seven Investment Management, expands on families financial habits.