We take a look at the finances of three fictional heroes from the UK and discuss how financial planning could help them. While we had a lot of fun writing this article, it highlights several specialist areas of financial advice, and how versatile an adviser’s toolbox can be.
New rules mean that 95% of taxpayers should no longer need to pay tax on their savings income. But those who now earn more in interest than the new Personal Savings Allowance may have had a letter from HMRC. Find out more about the recent changes here.
While we wait to understand how Brexit will affect us, there are a number of changes coming this year, many recently announced in the 2018 Autumn Budget. We’ve created this article about what these changes are and how they might affect you.
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 [...]