Latest News with Financial Planning tag

Under 30? 4 Financial Tips to Get You Ahead

7th February 2016

It is no secret that young people have been under pressure financially. Finding a decent place to live and starting a family can be hard, let alone saving money and building wealth. The following are simple tips to get your finances in order and build a strong foundation for the decades ahead. 1. Become Financially […]

Retirement Rules of Thumb: The 4% Rule and More

21st December 2015

Building sufficient wealth during your working years is challenging enough, but retirement planning does not stop when the accumulation phase is over.  The decisions you need to make in retirement are no less important and no less complex.  The objective is clear: You want to enjoy retirement income as high as possible, but not run […]

All About Income Tax

22nd September 2015

As the saying goes, nothing as certain as death and tax – income tax is inevitable for anyone employed with an income.  This is the tax you pay on your income and this article introduces you to different tools to help you work out your tax. For an individual, income tax could be, however not […]

6 Reasons Why You Should Consolidate Your Retirement Savings

7th July 2015

If you are like most people in the UK, you probably have your phone, internet and TV consolidated with one provider.  It’s cheaper and more convenient.  Fewer are aware of the same principle applying to retirement savings, particularly pensions. Indeed, with complex tax rules and constantly changing laws, the advantages of getting all your retirement […]

How to Budget for Your Children’s After School Activities

1st June 2015

Extracurricular activities such as sports or arts don’t just build the particular skill; they have undeniable benefits to a child’s development. Activities and hobbies help cultivate the very traits which will be useful throughout your kid’s future life and career – like responsibility, focus or teamwork. As a parent you naturally want the best for […]

What are Employee Benefits?

22nd April 2015

This article explains the key employee benefits in the UK. Although the range of benefits is very diverse and different people prefer different perks, the benefits making the most difference are those aimed at providing protection in situations when the employee is unable to work, such as old age, illness, injury or death. Pension Schemes […]

How to Make a Will

24th March 2015

A Will (sometimes also called Last Will and Testament) is a legal document where a person (called Testator) formulates wishes concerning the management and distribution of his or her estate after death. Although it mainly applies to material possessions, a Will can also cover other issues, such as selecting a guardian to one’s children. Why […]