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Wealth management

Dec 20 2019
Looking at the bigger picture for your wealth and security

Every plan starts with a goal, just like every journey starts with a destination. Planning your financial future is n...

Aug 29 2019
‘Top 5’ list of planning areas Making sure you use up any allowances you are entitled to is the first step to reducing the amount of tax you may be liable to pay. We’ve provided o...

Investments

Nov 27 2019
Avoid knee-jerk reactions by focusing on long-term investment objectives

Creating and maintaining the right investment strategy plays a vital role in securing your financi...

Oct 07 2019
Fairstone chief operating officer Adam Smith takes a look at the ethical investing space.

Over the last few years, investors have been increasingly looking at investing more et...

Home & Mortgages

Sep 07 2016
A quarter of us could only afford to pay household bills for a maximum of three months.

COPING WITH MORTGAGE PAYMENTS

The latest protection research from Scottish Widow...

Aug 22 2016
Fairstone adviser Angela Murfitt answers your questions

Q. I am self-employed and own my home. I still have a mortgage but have enough money saved to pay it off. My question is...

Pensions & Retirement

Dec 18 2019
Use your ISA allowance or lose it forever

Even though the Individual Savings Account (ISA) deadline may be a number of months away, and despite the tax year date remaining the...

Dec 11 2019
Government’s bid to ensure ‘pension age equalisation’

On 3 October 2019, campaigners lost a significant legal battle against the Government’s handling of the rise in women’s St...

Insurance

Aug 30 2019
Those dearest to us, and those financially dependent upon us If something should happen to you, the last thing you want is for you or your family to be worrying about money. One o...
Dec 21 2018
Financially squeezed between elderly parents and children

Faced with the task of caring for elderly parents alongside your children, being in the Sandwich Generation can be a t...