The Financial Services Authority has confirmed that the compensation limit for depositors will increase from £50,000 to £85,000. This increase in the limit came into effect from 31st December 2010.
The Government has announced that a “Junior ISA” for children will be launched to replace the previous “child trust funds” which have been scrapped. The new “Junior ISA’s” are likely to come into force in Autumn 2011 and information on them is limited at present. The new ISA will be a simple and tax-free way for […]
Back by popular demand is the 2011 A4 Year Planner. The 2010 version proved exceptionally popular and I have received many email asking for a new one for 2011. Download now! It pays to plan ahead – holidays, work, school holidays, birthdays etc. To use simply print off as many copies as you like – […]
Interesting article at money-watch.co.uk about the variety of Personal Finance Management tools available in the UK.
Take a pay cut and increase your wealth – by redirecting your money into assets and not liabilities.
A number of ideas that may be of interest to you as we approach the end of another financial year on 5th April 2010. Pensions, ISA’s, CGT, income tax…….
A brief article covering the main aspects of investing in a ISA (Individual Savings Account) in the 2009/2010 tax year.
Why a falling stock market is not always a bad thing! When markets are falling a shrewd investor uses this as an opportunity to expand their portfolio by buying cheaper assets. This can ultimately lead to considerably higher return in the future.
Pre-Budget report from the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Alistair Darling, is due on Wednesday 9th December 2009…..click above for more information
Personal pension minimum retirement age is changing from 50 to 55 on 6th April 2010. If you’re aged 50-54 now and wish to take benefits before age 55 you may need to act before 5th April…..click above for more information