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Author: Steve Wanless

Don’t get scammed

Pensions

It seems that not a day goes by without a warning of the latest scam. You will no doubt have been selected to win the Nigerian lottery, or become the sole beneficiary in a will …

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Pensions or property? The big debate

Property

Most people think that pensions are boring and that property is glamorous, but which one will give you the return you want when planning...

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Safe as houses?

Property

Steve Wanless considers the impact of Brexit negotiations on the UK House Price Index and finds those looking to turn quick profit on...

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Make sure your pension isn’t a turkey

Pensions

Steve Wanless examines continued uncertainty over safeguards for company pension schemes and why pensioners are the ones left in the lurch.

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What will happen to my investments

Savings & Investments

Steve Wanless of WWFP reacts to British Chamber of Commerce predictions that the UK economy will be at a standstill in 2017....

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Four ways to make the most of bulbs this autumn

Gardening

Prepare your garden this winter with these four top tips on planting a festive bloom....

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Investing your money

Savings & Investments

There are so many questions when thinking about investing your money, such as when is the right time? How will it be invested? And probably the most important one – where is my money?

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Why do we love the ISA?

Savings & Investments

Steve Wanless examines the popularity of ISAs and how you can get the most from your tax efficient savings and investments. ...

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From culture to cheesesteaks – soak up the streets of Philadelphia

World Wide

As the fifth-largest US city - rich in historical gravitas, world-class art exhibitions, major league sports and a wide-ranging restaurant...

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Stay on the Bus!

Finance

Steve Wanless qualifies the role and value of a financial adviser when the economic outlook doesn’t look too good

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What a week it has been

Finance

Steve Wanless reflects on the EU referendum result and how it could impact on your financial future. ...

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Brexit: Don’t panic, think long term

Finance

The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union but don't rush to make rash decisions about your finances...

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The pensionable age

Pensions

Steve Wanless considers the no-nonsense view on pensions of the chief economist of the Bank of England, Andy Haldane.

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Banking on the future

Savings & Investments

Are you better off now than before the banking crisis of 2008 that started the worst recession since the Great Depression?...

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The Politics of Inheritance Tax

Tax

Why do we spend years being financially astute and then fail to plan for death and the burden of Inheritance Tax?...

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Future Prophesies

Property

What are the financial implications of Brexit on your savings and future financial security. Steve Wanlessof WWFP seeks out the answers.

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Playing fair

Finance

Steve Wanless finds British Summer Time has a greater effect on our blood pressure than pension warnings or The Budget....

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The ageing process

Tax

HMRC may be good for corporates such as Starbucks and Google but for the lowly older Briton - expect a much less forgiving experience,...

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Any pension relief

Pensions

Pension freedom or pension backlash how will older people fare when the Chancellor next opens his budget briefcase?

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Mixed messages for older investors

Savings & Investments

Planning investments to offer retirement income made complicated by contradicting messages from Bank of England and the Treasury...

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The simple life

Pensions

Retirement used to be such a simple affair!...

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Maintaining an interest

Pensions

Steve Wanless debunks some of the scaremongering around interest-only mortages.

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Pensions made popular

Pensions

New pension freedoms and a public consultation on pensions are helping transform opinion positively towards saving for later life. ...

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China crisis hits UK savers’ pockets

Finance

Steve Wanless looks at how UK pensions and ISAs suffered as a result of financial uncertainty in previously booming China....

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Guiding hand on the mortgage ladder

Property

Low value products and an over-inflated property market – why would anyone apply for a mortgage without the help of an IFA?

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Necessity of retirement planning

Pensions

Are you confident your pension pot will last you 30 years of retirement? Steve Wanless cautions against complacency....

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Long walk to freedom

Pensions

Steve Wanless cautions that pension freedoms introduced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in April are not as straightforward as they...

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Where there’s a Will

Tax

7 out of 10 cohabiting couples don’t have a valid a Will. Steve Wanless questions why so many ignore new intestacy rules and examines the pitfalls of dying intestate.

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Pension freedom reality check

Pensions

Steve Wanless examines what impact pension freedom could have on you based on your gender and location....

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Buying a mobile home in France

Property

Daniel Johnson examines why mobile could be better than bricks and mortar when considering a property investment abroad. ...

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Property: Not “dead” money

Property

There is growing evidence that the UK’s love affair with property-ownership may be on the wane.

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Playing the equity card

Property

Steve Wanless looks at the fallout of the Mortgage Market Review and how it has drastically reduced the home-owning pensioners' options....

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Taxing times

Tax

Steve Wanless examines how the line are being blurred between tax efficiency and large scale tax avoidance and tax evasion. ...

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Home, sweet home

Property

Steve Wanless examines the bouyant housing market but cautions against putting all your eggs in one basket if you are looking to invest capital.

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The Generation Game

Finance

Financial planning has probably never been as complicated as it is today, reports Steve Wanless....

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