Personal Finances

Later Life Planning for Unmarried Couples

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Be Prepared The UK has seen a massive increase in the number of unmarried, cohabitating couples – from 1.5 million in 1996 to 3.3 million in 2017. It’s tempting to believe that the law will have caught up with this change. In truth, unmarried couples are at considerable financial risk when it comes to inheritance.…

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How to Help Your Elderly Parents with Finance

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Start talking A report from HMRC showed that a shocking 79% of people haven’t discussed their medical care, or later life plans, with loved ones. This can cause serious financial issues in the future, which can be difficult to deal with as people get older. If you suspect your parents are struggling with their finances, acting now…

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New Campaign Spreads Awareness of Pension Scams

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A new campaign launched by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) aims to make people more ‘ScamSmart’ about pension scams. With their credible websites and testimonials, it can be hard to distinguish scammers from the real thing. The new ScamSmart campaign aims to raise awareness about phoney pension plans. It also…

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