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    Why it pays to start early with your pension

    It’s an unfortunate truth that the state pension has become progressively less impactful relative to average full-time earnings. It currently stands at £9,339.20¹ per year, up against average earnings of £38,600², some way off the golden ‘two-thirds of your previous income’ mark that most people aim to hit for a comfortable retirement.  With this in […]

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    What is ESG?

    Anyone evaluating their investment options in the last few years will have come across the acronym ESG. In recent years, interest in environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) issues has skyrocketed, with more and more people wanting to make it a part of their broader investment portfolio.  Put simply, ESG is a way of evaluating a […]

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    Monthly market roundup – July 2021

    Over the past month, we’ve seen two key trends confirm expectations we had at the beginning of 2021. At the halfway point in a year defined by recovery, now is a good time to take stock and assess both the first six months and what we might expect in the coming six. Firstly, it’s been […]

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    Why you should consider consolidating your pensions

    Losing track of a pension can be easier than you might think. People misplace their paperwork, change addresses without informing their provider, or find out that their pension provider was purchased by another company and rebranded years ago. This is something a large share of UK adults will have to deal with at some point […]

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    Cash ISA vs Stocks and Shares ISA: A 10-year study

    For anyone looking to invest their money in an ISA, the decision between whether to allocate their funds in a cash ISA or a stocks and shares ISA is a vital one. These are just two of the several different types of ISAs available, and depending on the circumstances, both have their merits as the […]

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    Monthly market roundup – June 2021

    Over the last month, we’ve seen more turbulence in the markets than we did in the previous few. Concerns around rising inflation were a focal point, while the significant cryptocurrency sell-off also sparked conversation around its viability as an investment.  In this video, Senior Investment Consultant & Pension Specialist, Stephen Jones, discusses the key points […]

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