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.
Three years on from the referendum and the countdown to Brexit continues to throw uncertainty at our day to day finances, writes Peter McGahan.
Find out why you are never too old to learn about Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.
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.
There are lots of life insurance products available and as Peter McGahan explains, they should be considered an essential part of protecting your family.
UK inflation stands at 2.3% (May 2018) and plans to remove the fuel duty freeze will hit low income consumers further. So how can you minimise the slings and arrows that rising prices bring?
With only two people in five having a valid Will, our understanding of how long probate claims take to resolve is sadly lacking.
Peter McGahan warns that cheap debt and complacent lending is a dangerous mix with so much uncertainty around the economy.
Can the bitcoin survive in the ever-changing market? Peter McGahan explains.
Nearly a quarter of British women are hiding sums of cash from their husband or partner, according to new research.
UK workers are leaving loved ones and dependents open to extraordinary hardship on top of the pain and despair of loss by not having a will or life insurance, writes Peter McGahan.
Peter McGahan looks at how coalition government will affect business prospects and says #Brexit hasn’t yet happened but it’s very unattractive already.
Peter McGahan explains the positives of buying and selling shares seasonally but cautions it is not a strategy for the risk averse.
54,000 calls registered on helpline over the winter months show eight percent increase since 2015
Peter McGahan takes a look at the impact of Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ economic policy and who stands to gain most.
Setting up your own business or changing careers at 50 may keep you healthy, says Dr Lynda Shaw.