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Investment market update: August 2019

10.09.2019
Investments, News, Stocks Investing, Strategic & Planning
Welcome to our latest update of the investment markets. We take a quick look at some of the key factors that influenced the stock market in August and could continue to do so over the coming months. August has been characterised by volatility, recession fea...
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The cost of being a landlord in the UK

10.09.2019
Mortgages, News
House prices and rental yield have risen significantly over the last few decades. So, it’s no surprise that becoming a landlord is often seen as an attractive way to supplement income or create a nest egg for retirement. However, research shows that landlord...
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6 tips for securing a mortgage if you’re self-employed

10.09.2019
Mortgages, News
The ability to work flexibly has led to far more people becoming self-employed. In fact, official statistics indicate there were more than 4.8 million self-employed workers in 2018, a figure that’s likely to increase further. Whilst the flexibility it offers...
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Can you afford to retire before State Pension age?

10.09.2019
News, Pensions, Retirement
When do you want to retire? Are you dreaming of giving up work before you start collecting your State Pension? With news that the State Pension age is rising and suggestions the government needs to raise it quicker, it’s a question more workers may be thinki...
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5 steps to take if you’re relying on an inheritance

10.09.2019
News
  Are you expecting to receive an inheritance at some point in your life? Whilst many of us know loved ones hope to leave something behind for family, it seems that people are increasingly relying on an inheritance to achieve their aspirations. Acco...
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