Everyone wants to look after their money and keep it safe. Even if you do not put lots of effort into financial planning, that is a given. Protecting your cash means it is there for you to enjoy and treat yourself with, rather than some scammer who has stolen it from you. Making sure you keep your savings safe is essential so that you do not lose a large sum to criminals that … [Read more...] about Top ways to avoid financial scams in the digital age
A new year encourages us to start something new. But for PPI claims, 2019 is the year that it’s all coming to an end. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) set 29th August 2019 as the cut-off date for all those wishing to make a claim. This means individuals have just eight months left to contact their bank regarding a claim. While you’re busy striving to keep up with your … [Read more...] about The Countdown is On: 8 Months to Reclaim PPI
Increasing numbers of homeowners are turning to online estate agencies for the convenience and instant accessibility they offer. However, there is frequently a considerable discrepancy between the online house valuations from agencies such as Property Price Advice, Zoopla and Yopa and the final price that the property realises. Consequently, there is much doubt over the … [Read more...] about Are Online House Valuation Tools Accurate?
When it comes to savings, an ISA has been the go-to choice since the turn of the millennium. After all, the interest rates are similar to routine savings accounts, and the fact that there is no tax payable makes it a natural choice. What some people don’t realise, however, is that there are other sorts of ISA available too. An investment ISA follows exactly the same principles … [Read more...] about Choosing the best investment ISA
When you are in the buzz of daily life planning for your financial future can seem like something that can be put off until another day. However, beginning to plan in this way is extremely important whatever age you are. In fact, the earlier you start the better as it gives time to build the saving and pension income streams needed for later life. But why is this so critical? … [Read more...] about Four ways to plan for your financial future