Planning for retirement can be complicated, as anyone approaching the end of their working life will tell you.Read more
Some people object to insurance on the principle that it may not provide any tangible benefits.Read more
We’ll be the first to admit that your personal finances aren’t the easiest thing to fall in love with.Read more
You may have noticed in the news recently that Shell have been ordered by the Dutch courts to reduce their carbon pollution by 45% by 2030.Read more
Global Ethical Finance Initiative (GEFI) are a non-profit organisation dedicated to enabling finance to deliver positive change. They believe that in order to drive this positive change, they need to connect people and ideas with the goal of helping to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
This year, between the 8th and 10th of June, GEFI are hosting their…Read more
You may have come across the recent story of Jonathan Frostick.Read more
Many in the financial services industry will remember the first advice we were taught to give clients: ‘Save first, and then spend what’s left. Don’t do it the other way round.’ Or words to that effect.
The problem was, of course, that many people were not good savers, especially when it came to saving for retirement. After all, it was a long way off, and there was this year’s holiday in…Read more
Once upon a time we bartered; we exchanged animal skins for meat and sold our labour for a square meal.Read more
As we look back on the 12 months since the UK first went into lockdown one thing is abundantly clear – financially, the last year has been good for some people.Read more
The last twelve months have been notable for many things: one of them, sadly, has been the rapid increase in cybercrime as criminals look to prey on the lonely and vulnerable.Read more
A new Net Zero Investment Framework has been launched by the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) which outlines a commitment to net zero carbon emissions by 2050.Read more