Winter sun or fresh sea air? Both rank highly for Brits who are considering a move in their retirement. Here, Jamie Turnbull looks at the potential health benefits of retiring by the sea.
Small business owners over 50 are their risking financial future by failing to protect themselves against loss of key staff. Peter McGahan explains the risks.
How to avoid the classic mistake investors make – buying at a high, when everyone is buying, and sell at a low when everyone else is selling.
The collapse of embattled stock picker Neil Woodord’s fund empire, highlights the risk of putting all your eggs in one basket – no matter how attractive the returns. By Peter McGahan.
Do you really understand the health of your pension fund? Peter McGahan questions who is best placed to help you make the most of your future retirement income.
The UK is known for its historic higher yields but with the current Brexit stalemate, UK domestic stock’s share prices have been under severe pressure as have their earnings. Peter McGahan explains why a yield-based investment strategy has risks.
A government cap on the cost of care will not prevent older people losing their life savings and homes, warns Independent Age
Before paying off your mortgage, Peter McGahan says look at what other debts you might have such as credit cards and unsecured loans where the monthly cost is greater.
How rental could be the alternative to spending retirement rattling around in a large home and having the worry and expense of its upkeep.
Money doesn’t grow on trees but as Tony Page explains the Innovative Finance ISA could help you feel like it does.
Renting may not suit everyone, but it’s growing in popularity and more retired people could step off off the property ladder and join ‘Generation Rent’, writes Gillian Girling.
Guaranteed over 50s life insurance plans can provide peace of mind and safeguard your loved ones against the financial burden of a funeral after you are gone.
Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing is experiencing a boom as people seek to insure their money is invested ethically – but is performance positive or neutral?
Financial markets can seem complex and confusing, but they are essential to the smooth running of global economies.
Tips on how to reduce your personal debt and start 2019 on a sound financial footing.
Sarah Coles says ‘This will come as no comfort to anyone currently mired in the (IHT) process. You’re likely to hit your deadline for submitting your forms well before we see any material change.’
Pension Review Service survey finds women lag male counterparts by a staggering 75 per cent
No Halloween pun intended. Tech stocks are a very attractive option but if you think they are a safe option – think again.
Analysing the consistency of investments and opportunities is key to understanding where risk lies, writes Peter McGahan.
There are lots of life insurance products available and as Peter McGahan explains, they should be considered an essential part of protecting your family.
If funeral costs continue to rise at the same rate as today – by 2024 the average cost of a UK funeral could be £5,925 says new report by Legal and General.
Stewart Andersen considers the French gite market and property opportunities for Brits interested in value for money and rental potential.
There are some creative ways you can help your family (in your lifetime) to lessen the burden of inheritance tax. Read on …
There are many factors to consider when taking money out of your pension writes Peter McGahan.
Inheritance tax is an issue which affects many of us, yet the vast majority of people are unaware of the impact the tax will have on their estate and – ultimately – what their loved ones will inherit once they are no longer around.
Growing numbers of people are considering equity release as a financial retirement solution. But what are the pros and cons of releasing capital from your home?
Overseas property expert Stewart Andersen looks at second home options offered on Taylor Wimpey Espana’s new development at La Reserva de Alcuzcuz, Benahavis.
Peter McGahan presents some common sense strategies to make the most of your tax allowance as the end of the financial year approaches.
When it comes to dealing in property if your gut says someone is not the right person to represent you, then listen to that feeling says Alex Harrington-Griffin.
Do you worry about money? Do you know where you stand, or is it a mystery that you’d rather park for another day?
At a time when you may be questioning whether or not to move on or invest in a second property, Peter McGahan outlines the arguments for and against.
New Year promises shouldn’t just be about getting active, Peter McGahan outlines the financial resolutions you should consider for the year ahead.
Top five tips to help you have a happy financial future if you rely on a single income.
Are you a member of the final salary pension scheme? It’s important to know just what you will be entitled to when the time comes.