First Time Savers

The news is always full of stats about first-time buyers: in 2016 there were an estimated 335,750 first-time buyers – the highest figure since 359,900 in 2007 the average first-time deposit has more than doubled since 2007 to more than £32,000 • the average...

Are your contents underinsured?

When it comes to insuring your home and contents, many people take out far less cover than they need, risking potential upset when it comes to making a claim. The average UK home contains around £55,000 worth of possessions, but an average insurance policy covers just...

Jargon Busters

Assets: anything an individual, company or fund owns which has economic (tradable) value. Asset classes: Groups of securities or investments with similar characteristics that behave in a similar fashion and are subject to the same laws and regulations. The most common...