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Covering the cost of the ageing process

Growing up is optional but growing older is mandatory for as long as you live.  Ageing disgracefully can be a lot of fun but it’s important to realise that your post-work years can now stretch on for decades.  You need to think about what the ageing process could mean...

Understanding What Inflation Actually Means

Inflation basically means price increases.  Its opposite is deflation.  Price is essentially a reflection of supply and demand.  It can be interesting to take a close look at inflation to see what it suggests about the state of the economy.  With that in mind, here...

Understanding Buy To Let

The Buy to Let strategy allows onward movers to convert their old home into an investment property instead of selling it.  This can be an interesting option.  Like all investment decisions, however, it does need to be assessed carefully. The basics of let to buy There...

Love, Remarriage and Inheritances

As the law currently stands, if a person is married or in a civil partnership, their spouse/civil partner has first claim on their estate if they die.  Provision may be made for minor children but not for adult ones (barring special circumstances).  This fact has...