After Aretha Franklin passed away last month, details emerged that she did not have a will, leaving uncertainty over what will happen to her estate.
Just seven months remain until the UK leaves the European Union, and with an ever increasing chance of a “No-Deal Brexit”, we take a look at what that means for you.
Many people, especially young people, put off contributing into a pension as they just aren’t sure how and why they should. Here are the basics of pensions to help you maximise your retirement fund.
When taking out a new mortgage, or even remortgaging, you will need to answer questions and provide information about your finances. Here’s what you can expect…
Despite the base interest rate increasing in November 2017 - the first increase in more than a decade - the Bank of England has announced another increase.
Banks may soon be forced to offer a minimum interest rate in an attempt to tackle poor returns on customers’ savings.
A lot of people tend to overlook building and contents insurance for their homes, but it may be much more important than you think…
For the first time in 23 years, the number of first-time buyers has exceeded the number of current home owners looking to sell.
A rise in consumer spending has seen savings levels drop to their lowest level in 13 years.
According to a new report, workers should be saving at least 12% of their annual wage into a pension.
With a huge number of adults in the UK not having written a Will yet, we take a look at some key pieces of information around Wills that you may not know…
Mortgage rates look set to increase, with many in the industry claiming it is better to take out a mortgage sooner rather than later.
Many England fans travelling to Russia for the World cup run the risk of large financial hits should they neglect to take out travel insurance.
A fifth of all scams reported to Citizens Advice’s Consumer Service are related to financial or legal services.
Hundreds of thousands of over 40s are at risk of being left short when it comes to their retirement savings.
Pensions freedoms have brought financial flexibility for those entering retirement age, however you must be aware of the consequences of withdrawing lump sums from your pension pot, especially if you plan on doing so before retirement age.
According to a leading investments firm, workers should have double their annual salaries in savings by the time they reach their mid-30s.
Despite predictions that interest rates would increase in May, the Bank of England has held rates at 0.5%, after they also cut growth forecasts for 2018.
Lifetime ISAs are almost a year old, but many people are still confused about how to claim their 25% interest.
Latest government figures reveal that a quarter of all pensioner households have no money saved for retirement.