An emergency fund is money you put aside to cover a financial shock. This could be losing your job, or a large, unexpected expense. Building an emergency fund can help prevent your needing to borrow money or make difficult financial decisions in those moments, by giving you savings to fall back on.
The everyday choices we make all have impacts on our planet
Our changing climate is making it harder to live in many parts of the world, often affecting some of the most disadvantaged communities. People are starting to realise that change is imminent and necessary.
Keeping up your current lifestyle and enjoying your golden years
People planning for retirement should think hard about what they want to do when they eventually stop work. It is helpful to have a good idea of the lifestyle you want, how much it will cost and how you are going to pay for it.
A flexible, tax-efficient way of saving for your long-term future
Saving for your retirement is one of the longest and biggest financial commitments you will ever make. Imagine you are retiring today. Have you thought about how you are going to financially support yourself, and potentially your family too, with your current pension savings?If appropriate to your situation aSelf-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) could be an option to consider as part of your overall retirement planning.
As another tax year end approaches, it’s important to finalise your 2021/2022 tax planning to reduce your obligations wherever possible. The current tax year started on 6 April 2021 and ends on 5 April 2022. Reviewing your tax affairs now will enable you to make the most of any allowable deductions and strategies available to minimise or mitigate a potential tax burden.
Scammers present themselves as an authority you can trust
If it seems too good to be true, then it probably is. Every year, millions of people are targeted by scammers. There are many different types of scam, however they all share one thing in common; they are all dishonest ways for people to make money, using deception to trick people into handing over hard-earned cash.
Making sure you don’t run out of money before you run out of life
No two people have identical financial circumstances, which is why it’s essential you have a custom financial planning solution that meets your individual needs and goals. Planning for financial success can be complicated in today’s world.
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