Finance expert Holly Andrews says more is needed from government to help consumer cope with spiralling fuel and energy costs.
Headlines, hyperbole and emotions are not a sound base for your investment decisions, writes Peter McGahan
Peter McGahan considers the impact of stagflation on the economy and how its consequences affect your buying power and savings.
New research shows a growing number of couples are divorcing in later life and separation can deal a critical blow to the financial wellbeing of both parties.
Solicitor Megan Bennie explains why she believes new no fault divorce laws are sensible reforms that will bring a range of new options for couples considering whether to divorce.
36% of over 55s are worried that the financial pinch will hit them shortly as prices continue to rise.
It’s the question we all want an answer to – will our costs continue to soar?
Will inflation continue to rise? is the question many of us need answered. Peter McGahan takes a look at what is driving up the cost of living.
Taxes will rise in April and consumers are concerned – these are the known rises. However, they also fear further hikes to IHT, capital gains and savings. Sarah Coles explains why.
Look at the new year as an opportunity to refresh your financial plans and take back control of your money.
36% of women suffer stress, due to money, at Christmas, trying to make it as special as possible. Peter McGahan considers what you can do to prevent overspending.
Soundbites and political facade, Peter McGahan questions what COP26 can deliver without strong leadership and action.
Peter McGahan discards the financial jargon for a common sense explanation of why it is necessary to seek independent advice when managing your finances.
How the convenience of shopping online undermines the local economy and starves the Exchequer of tax revenue.
There comes a time for us all when we need care. Peter McGahan takes a look at the importance of talking openly about and preparing for long term care.
Peter McGahan considers why the UK is prone to house price bubbles and how post pandemic savings and attitudes to work could be about to deliver another.
As markets move to meet the UN’s sustainable development goals (SDG’s), Peter McGahan argues that apathetic investors risk losses after being left with dirty stocks.
May’s increase in inflation was largely down to clothing and footwear but many sectors haven’t yet passed on higher prices to consumers and things will feel very edgy over the coming months.
1 in 6 working families would receive little or no help if the main earner was unable to work due to sickness!!!
We could be looking at an old-fashioned boom and bust phase of expansion and contraction within the next 18 months argues Ian Crowther, Senior Lecturer in Banking and Financial Markets at Sheffield Hallam University.
America is back. Diplomacy is back. Peter McGahan comments on the Biden administration’s Environment, Social, Governance strategy and what that means for asset managers and dirty fossil fuel stocks.
New data shows the number of drawdown pension plans and the number of those plans that are being transferred.
A report by the Office of National Statistics highlights some key life events facing older people that bring unexpected expense.
If you’re new to investing ‘best buy’ lists look at face value like a good start point but beware the opportunities that are promoted on price rather than performance.
Peter McGahan explains how investors are caught by headlines and marketing blurb, and none can be more so than that of Innovative Finance ISA’s (IFISA).
Whether you’re a director or an employee, many people are missing out on the easiest of tax breaks by not setting up their life cover through a company group scheme, writes Peter McGahan.
Three million households face losing right to free TV license in 2020 in “important and difficult decision”.
A government cap on the cost of care will not prevent older people losing their life savings and homes, warns Independent Age
Money doesn’t grow on trees but as Tony Page explains the Innovative Finance ISA could help you feel like it does.
Peter McGahan has news for the 8.5million breadwinners in the UK who have no life insurance at all – leaving the UK under insured by £263 billion.