Category: News

Investment market update: March 2022

26.04.2022
Throughout March, the war in Ukraine continued to dominate headlines and affect investment portfolios around the world. Many companies, from well-known businesses like L’Oréal and Coca-Cola to smaller firms, have withdrawn operations from Russia, including online sales. Others, such as Unilever and Nestlé, have halted investment in the country but are continuing to provide some goods. This has led to some volatility within the markets,...
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3 interesting pieces of data that show why you shouldn’t panic during market volatility

26.04.2022
Over the last two years, investors have experienced a lot of volatility. If you’ve been tempted to change long-term plans, data can highlight why you shouldn’t panic. At the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, markets fell sharply, and investors continued to experience volatility as the situation and restrictions changed. Just as things were slowly getting back to “normal”, tensions with Russia began to rise and stock markets reacted strongly...
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33% of couples say they’re financially incompatible. Here are 7 tips for creating financial harmony

26.04.2022
How often do you talk about money with your partner? The way money is handled in a relationship can sometimes make or break a couple, and research suggests it’s something many people struggle with. According to a survey from Royal London, 62% of couples in the UK say they have argued with their partner about money. The most common reason is that one partner is deemed to be “spending too much”. While disagreements are part of every...
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“Midlifers” are hit by time and financial pressures. Financial planning can help balance your priorities

26.04.2022
Individuals aged between 40 and 60 – dubbed “midlifers” – are facing time and financial pressures as they try to support their families. Many are feeling the strain and don’t have the resources to focus on their own goals, and financial planning could help. According to a survey from Legal & General, 6 million midlifers are finding themselves caught in the middle of providing financial support to adult children and providing unpaid...
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Will disputes are on the rise. 3 things you can do to minimise the chances of your wishes being challenged

26.04.2022
A will is the only way for your wishes to be legally enforceable when you pass away. However, it’s becoming more common for families to dispute wills. So, what can you do to ensure your will is upheld? In most cases, a will is followed, and families will respect the wishes of the deceased. But the possibility of someone contesting your will is something you should think about. According to a report in iNews, the number of Inheritance Act...
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