The challenges of getting on the property ladder today

The challenges of getting on the property ladder today

It’s near impossible to escape news of the property market and the struggle aspiring homeowners face. With multiple challenges to taking the first step on the property ladder, the number of young homeowners is declining. According to the annual English Housing Survey,...
How long could you survive without your income?

How long could you survive without your income?

If your income were to suddenly stop, how long would you be able to continue your current lifestyle for? If you made cutbacks, how long would your savings last for? It’s not something anyone wants to think about, but the truth is, people lose their income every day....
Why are more people choosing to retire later?

Why are more people choosing to retire later?

Those approaching retirement age are shunning the traditional route when it comes to giving up work. For most people, the thought of handing in their notice and giving up their career in one fell swoop is no longer appealing. Today, retirees are choosing to retire...
Considerations when you’re saving for a child’s future

Considerations when you’re saving for a child’s future

With university fees, rising house prices and other financial pressures, young adults can struggle to achieve financial security and tick off milestones. If you’ve got children or grandchildren, you may be considering starting a nest egg to help them along the way....