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3 minute reads

Covering a range of topics, our 3 minute reads explore all aspects of financial wellbeing, from saving into your pension to protecting your loved ones.

Navigating through periods of uncertainty

We'll explain why investors who focus on long-term horizons – at least five to ten years – have historically fared much better.

Covid-19 and your plans for retirement

The coronavirus (COVID-19) is having a widespread impact across all aspects of financial life, including retirement plans...

Beware of pension fraudsters

Fraudsters are exploiting fears over the COVID-19 pandemic to target pension savers and investors.

Time to give your pension pot a boost?

Planning for retirement can be both exciting and daunting. It’s essential to structure your affairs to make sure you have enough money when you eventually retire.

Writing a will - What are you waiting for?

Since the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), the number of people seeking to write new Wills has risen by over 30%, according to The Law Society.

How secure is the future of your family or business?

Projecting ourselves into the future to see what's around the next bend is not an easy thing to do.

Coronavirus impact on the global economy

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is first and foremost a human tragedy, affecting hundreds of thousands of people.

Managing Volatility

The outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) has understandably been dominating the news headlines.

Will my retirement income be enough to live on comfortably?

‘Will I be able to retire when I want to? Will I run out of money How can I guarantee the kind of retirement I want?’

Preserving your wealth

Whether you have earned your wealth, inherited it or made shrewd investments, you will want to ensure that as little of it as possible ends up in the hands of the taxman and that it can be enjoyed by you, your family and your intended beneficiaries.

How would you cope without an income?

Mental health conditions might not be as easy to pin down as physical health conditions, but insurers are increasingly recognising the need to provide cover and support to people suffering with mental ill health.

Building a strategy that meets your financial needs

The only constant in life is change, which is why individual financial life planning should not be a one-off exercise. Reviewing your finances regularly is essential if you want to stay on track to meet your financial goals.

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has had a dramatic effect on the global economy. Around the world, economic activity has dried up. Fewer consumers are buying and fewer companies are investing...

Retirement Matters

Perhaps the most common investment advice is to stay invested. But with markets being so volatile, the ease of sticking to that advice has been sorely tested in 2020...

Thinking ahead

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has touched virtually every part of our lives and is having a widespread impact across all aspects of financial life, including retirement plans...

Risk of retirement longevity

There are lots of variables in retirement: how long people will live for, the costs of goods and services they will need, interest rates available on their accumulated savings, and so on. But once you have retired, investing is anything but straightforward...

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