Topic: Financial Planning

Protecting family wealth

Start planning your legacy to mitigate or reduce Inheritance Tax 

If you’ve worked hard throughout your lifetime to grow your wealth, you may hope it will help to safeguard the financial security of your loved ones after you’ve gone. But without careful planning in your lifetime, you could leave them with less than expected after the Inheritance Tax bill is paid. 
 

Wealth preservation

How to minimise a Capital Gains Tax bill

The rules around Capital Gains Tax (CGT) are complex and they differ depending on your financial situation. It’s a complicated tax and, as a result, some people may get confused about how much they should expect to pay.

Changing tax landscape

Time to take a different view and organise your financial affairs?

Tax planning should enable you to arrange your affairs in ways that postpone or legally avoid taxes. No one likes to pay tax on their hard-earned money, so by employing effective tax planning strategies you could have more money to save and invest or more money to spend. Or both. Your choice.

Advice matters

Intergenerational planning and wealth transfer between advised families

Following the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak, UK adults admit they need financial advice for their current situation[1]. A report, which looked at intergenerational planning and wealth transfer between advised families amid the financial volatility and insecurity of the pandemic, found that more than half (53%) of UK adults surveyed say they have been prompted to seek advice from a financial adviser.

Succession planning

Preparing yourself, your family and your business for the future

The operational demands of running a family business or other closely held enterprise can be all-consuming, but it’s vital that business leaders take the time needed to assess their organisation’s business succession planning.

Funding your child’s future lifestyle!

Early preparation in life is key to becoming financially independent

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues into a second year, we’re learning more and more about its financial impact. While many individuals and families are struggling up and down the country, there is a particular strain placed on the parents of adult children.

Time to look at the ‘big picture’?

Discovering the emotional benefits of financial advice

No two individuals share the same goals or ambitions. Each person is unique, with their own needs, targets and budgets. So when it comes to managing your money, building wealth, securing your future and, above all else, drawing up an effective plan for fulfilling your investment objectives, professional financial advice should be tailored to your unique specific needs.

Steps towards a better financial future

Grow, protect and transfer your wealth

Financial planning is a step-by-step approach to ensure you meet your life goals. Your financial plan should act as a guide as you move through life’s journey. Essentially, it should help you remain in control of your income, expenses and investments so you can manage your money and achieve your goals.

It’s good to talk

Getting financial help during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has not only dealt a blow to the UK economy, many people and families have unfortunately experienced financial hardship. According to a recent survey, 31% of the population say they are struggling with their finances due to the effects of the pandemic[1].

Grandparents, grandchildren and money

Sharing your wealth during your lifetime can make a big difference

With all of us leading longer lives, you might be considering how you can help your family when it matters most. Sharing your wealth during your lifetime can make a big difference and bring you a lot of joy, particularly when helping younger generations who are dealing with rising house prices and university fees.