A new study, from peer-to-peer lending platform Lending Works, has revealed that almost a quarter of UK adults believe they’ll never retire. Pensions are, of course, currently under scrutiny and the Government is facing a black-hole – as we live longer, and spend more time living on a state pension, the cost of pensions is ballooning. The Government has already confirmed that it’s looking
We all love the idea of investing in our own future by setting aside a sizable nest egg that grows until such time it’s needed. With interest rates for savings accounts almost unanimously poor these days however, it seemed for a while as though only the savviest investors were in a position to still enhance their cash. Enter SIGNITrade, a free system designed specifically with
As any parent will tell you, bringing up children is not without its financial pressures. Just the day to day costs quickly add up, with another little person in the home to feed and clothe. But that’s not all. 18 years may seem like a long time, but children grow up all too quickly. And far from wiping their hands of the responsibility as soon
You’ve worked for years to build up your pot of money so that you can launch your own business. You’ve put up with the stresses and strains of the office environment so that you can finally break away and be your own boss, but what’s the clever way to go about it? What should you prioritise when it comes to investing your money, and why?
A positive look at the investment opportunities that the recent Brexit result offers those looking to invest in alternative assets, with a particular focus on real estate. Intro Economic uncertainty and investment opportunity are inextricably linked. In the wake of the political earthquake caused by the UK’s vote on 23 June to leave the EU, financial markets and the economic landscape understandably shifted too, causing
Most of us have heard of ISAs, SIPPs and similar investment vehicles, even if we couldn’t define the differences between them with confidence. But mini bonds are still quite a niche investment that many people aren’t fully aware of. But what are mini bonds, and why might they be of interest to savers frustrated with poor returns from savings accounts? What is a Mini Bond?
One of the most precious and rarest of all the metals, gold is an incredibly interesting element. It has been used for everything from national currencies and jewellery to being added to chocolates, useful for many applications. There are hundreds of facts about gold out there, many which get mentioned regularly. Here we’ve rounded up five of the best facts that you may not have
Investment opportunities in UK property Manish Chande is a Senior Partner at Clearbell Capital, with over 30 years of real estate experience. He co-founded Clearbell in 2013 and Mountgrange Investment Management in 2007 and was previously a board director at Land Securities and CEO of Trillium, a pioneering sale and lease-back property business. Clearbell has two funds invested in property across the UK. Clearbell has
Whether it’s from setting up your own business or working your way to the top of the ladder, accruing significant amounts of expendable money takes intense effort and strict control of your finances. Every sensible piece of advice out there highlights the importance of ploughing money back and saving what you can, but what should you do when all this hard work and diligence starts
Sponsored by The 7th Chamber Being at the very heart of the country’s business action, London is the go to place for any up and coming business minds. That said, it doesn’t mean it is easy to afford to live there, with the struggle to secure affordable accommodation one of the biggest stumbling blocks for many would-be entrepreneurs. Royal Albert Wharf A new and exciting solution comes in the