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Behind the headlines: Later life planning

Changes to National Insurance Contributions could signal a change in how we will pay for our future care. With most of us not knowing whether we’ll even need care, Clive Barwell and Matthew Bell keep us updated on the challenges of paying for late life care.

Having the inheritance conversation

Passing on wealth to future generations is a major motivator for many financial planning clients. The knowledge that they’re supporting their children and grandchildren with important life milestones, such as getting married, going to university or buying a house, can be very rewarding. Younger people also expect to inherit money and research suggests that they’re [...]

Lasting Powers of Attorney

Close family or friends are not automatically able to make decisions on your behalf – even if you need them to. If you lose the ability to make certain decisions, a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) allows your chosen attorney/s to step in.

What is estate planning?

Estate planning sets out how your assets will be distributed, who they will go to, and when. Without making an estate plan or a Will, the Intestacy rules will be used to decide what happens to your assets.

What to do when someone dies

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.

Resolving financial issues in family disputes

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.

Ensuring that your legacy reaches the next generation

Whether we agree with it or not, most of us understand the concept of paying for our later life care. Most people are careful and do not want to pay more than necessary, although paying for your own care brings with it the choice of where and how you are cared for. Find out more in this article from our partners, The Will Writing Company.