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Old and Young Both Missing out on Advice Opportunities

Old and Young Both Missing out on Advice Opportunities

More than half of Brits over 65 are yet to take advice on their finances, despite evidence that advice doubles financial confidence. At the same time, younger generations are failing to exploit advice opportunities. The UK’s baby boomers have largely…

What’s the Difference Between Guidance and Advice?

What’s the Difference Between Guidance and Advice?

The government service Pension Wise offers free guidance on pension options, but is it the same as ‘advice’? Here’s one way of looking at the difference between advice and guidance. Guidance can help you decide on a course of action. So can advice. D…

Why Advice Is Always Time Well Spent

Why Advice Is Always Time Well Spent

If time were a currency, it would fluctuate more than the pound after the Brexit vote. Getting the most value from your time is all down to how you spend it – and invest it. If you’re curious as to why people seek professional advice, then you need to u…

The Top 10 Reasons to Use a Financial Planner

The Top 10 Reasons to Use a Financial Planner

Many people think that financial advice is required only by the very rich. However, everyone can benefit from it. Not only can it help you protect and build your assets, it can also assist you in making the most of your investments and securing the l…

Can You Solve the Riddle of the Fishing Rods?

Can You Solve the Riddle of the Fishing Rods?

Three fishermen, three rods, three price tags, but only one answer. Go on, take the bait. *Ding*. The bell rings above the door of Hartley’s Fly Fishing Supplies. Three men enter, all equally determined to win this year’s Lower Kimbleton angling tour…

How Rugby Could Help You Plan Your Financial Future

How Rugby Could Help You Plan Your Financial Future

England rugby star and former British Lion, Will Greenwood MBE, discusses how applying small changes now can have a big impact further down the line. You may think it sounds odd that a sporting hero is giving out financial advice, but England rugby s…

6 Ways That Advisers Beat Robots

6 Ways That Advisers Beat Robots

So you’ve heard about ‘robo-advice’ –  you’re just not sure what it means. Could online apps really deliver a service comparable to financial advice? Here are some reasons to be sceptical. Isn’t modern technology fab? You can chat to far-flung friends…

Government Launches New £1,500 Tax-Free Pension Allowance

Government Launches New £1,500 Tax-Free Pension Allowance

First talked about in the Autumn Statement last year, this April sees the introduction of a brand new tax break from the government. The ‘Pension Advice Allowance’ is the government’s way of trying to get more people taking financial advice on their…

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