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How Safe is Your Money? Your Guide to Protection

My goodness what a rollercoaster it has been recently! It seems that not a day goes by without more gloom. A bank goes bust or is rescued, an insurance company is swallowed up by another or is ..
(October 10, 2008)
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The Cost of Investing - Are 'Hidden' Charges Eating Your ..

We live in interesting times. The investment bank Lehman Brothers has filed for bankruptcy protection, Merrill Lynch is being taken over by Bank of America and it's predicted thousands of bank ..
(September 17, 2008)
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 | Investing | Visitors: 169

Be Smart - Be a Passive Investor

One of the first things we come across when we take on a new client is starting to make sense of the collection of policies and investments they have. They are usually in a pile somewhere and tend ..
(September 05, 2008)
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 | Investing | Visitors: 261

Saving Money From Income Are You a Saver Or Spender?

It certainly looks all doom and gloom at the moment doesn't it? Open any newspaper or tune into the news on TV and if you are anything like me, you get punch drunk with all the articles on how bad ..
(July 04, 2008)
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 | Finance/Personal-Finance | Visitors: 185

To SIPP Or Not To SIPP? - More Pension Options Explained

We have been seeing a lot of enquiries from clients wanting to know if a Self Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) would be appropriate for them. Let's look at an example to illustrate this. Let's say ..
(April 14, 2008)
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 | Investing | Visitors: 212

Investment Costs - The True Picture

We are all aware of the saying that there are two things which you can't escape - death and taxes. Well, we would add a third here, and that is COSTS. When we speak to our many doctor and dentist ..
(December 12, 2007)
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 | Investing | Visitors: 208

Are You Taking Too Much Risk With Your Investments?

One of the most common situations we come across month in month out, is a new client in their 50's coming to us with a collection of policies, often worth considerable amounts of money. In some ..
(June 04, 2007)
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 | Finance | Visitors: 205

Estate Planning and the Enduring Power Of Attorney - Changes ..

You may or may not know what an Enduring Power Of Attorney is (or is designed to do), but it is being replaced very soon by a revised version known as a Lasting Power Of Attorney, and the consensus ..
(March 02, 2007)
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 | Finance | Visitors: 287

Critical Claims Statistics for Critical Illness Cover

Any form of insurance can be seen as a risk. You pay a monthly or annual premium to an insurance company for a set amount of cover, effectively passing the risk to the insurance company. As long as ..
(April 19, 2007)
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 | Insurance | Visitors: 189

Home Information Packs - What You Need To Know

From 1 June 2007, all home owners in England and Wales will need to prepare a Home Information Pack before putting their home up for sale. The government has introduced this latest measure to enable .
(April 12, 2007)
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 | Real-Estate | Visitors: 131

Your Mortgage Endowment - Cash In Or Continue?

Many new clients we meet have one or two unitised with profits endowments in their investment portfolio. Whilst some have decided that there may be better alternatives available for their money after .
(February 18, 2007)
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Bracing Yourself for Higher Education Costs - Are You Ready ..

This is a subject dear (pun intended) to many of you, or soon will be. Based on the National Union of Students Press Pack for 2006/07, the costs for students make interesting reading. The Higher ..
(December 03, 2006)
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Is This The REIT Investment? - Real Estate Investment Trusts ..

Perhaps the easiest option to consider is one of the 20 or so collective funds that invest in the sector. You really do need to do your research and understand exactly what you're investing in. What ..
(November 17, 2006)
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 | Real-Estate | Visitors: 281

UK General Practitioners: Your Pension Options Explained

What a great time (for pensions) to be a part time General Practitioner! The NHS recognises through various initiatives, such as “Improving Working Lives”, the importance of the work life .
(May 26, 2006)
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