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2018 began with a surprising pick-up in house price growth, up 0.6% month-on-month with January seeing a ten-month high increase of 3.2 per cent. Even with the wider economy and Brexit developments, the housing market activity is only expected to slow a modest amount....

Do you know your credit rating?

If you’re looking to take your first steps onto the housing ladder you may have sacrificed your takeaways and holidays to save the deposit and scoured hundreds of houses online. But have your checked your credit history? Even if you’re remortgaging or...

Welcome Relief for Investors

Every client we meet has a unique and varied range of financial planning needs, so it’s important to establish priorities as the first step towards creating a meaningful and relevant financial plan. When it comes to investment planning, one such priority is...

Taking Control of Your Investments

Getting a clear, concise view of your investment portfolio can be difficult and time-consuming. That’s why we use a secure, online system known as a Platform. A Platform gives you secure, online access to your investment funds with a transparent,...

Making Sure Your Mortgage is Paid Off

We think protection advice is imperative when you have a home or family you want to protect. So, talk to us about a mortgage and we’ll talk to you about life cover. Buying a house could be one of the biggest financial commitments you’ll make: getting a...

The Value of Our Advice

Good financial advice and planning helps people to protect and build their assets, make the most of their investments and help to achieve the goals and lifestyle they desire.  Establishing priorities Every client we meet has a unique and varied range of financial...

How to fund a university education

Before the introduction of student loans you may have left university with a bank overdraft. But the sum owed probably paled into insignificance compared to the five-figure debts faced by the coming generation of graduates. According to the Institute for Fiscal...

The New Financial Year

The 2018/19 tax year starts at the stroke of midnight between the 5th and 6th of April.  While many individuals leave tax planning to the end of the tax year, you can look to maximise the benefits by using your personal tax allowances* and reliefs straight away. ...

Peace of mind for the cost of a coffee

Many of us pick up a morning coffee on the way to work – it’s a little bit of luxury to start the day for just a couple of pounds. But did you know you could provide something even more satisfying for you and your loved ones for less than the cost of that...

Mortgage-savvy millennials

When it comes to their mortgage, are younger people making better financial decisions than their older counterparts? The term ‘millennial generation’ applies to people born somewhere between 1980 and 2000, a 20-year span which also saw a huge rise in...