6 top tips for the end of the tax-year

clouds in shape of figureThe end of the tax-year is a great time to be thinking about your finances. Our advisers can help you make the right decisions Investment Sense team 150 px Contact our team of advisers today: 0115 933 ...

Protecting your family from financial catastrophe – the excuses and the reality

Parents Holding Hands with Kids in FrontNew research from LV= has shown that the cost of raising a child, from birth until they reach 21, has risen to £227,266. The rising cost of childcare is one of the main factors, whilst many families have been hit hard by the changes to Child Benefit. Indeed, 25% of mothers have returned to work sooner than they would have liked to because of the changes and 20% of parents have ...

7 tips to stop inflation attacking your finances

The latest inflation figures saw a sharp rise in the rate at which prices are rising. Inflation is hugely dangerous to our income and savings, even relatively low levels can be hugely destructive, eating away at capital and reducing the buying power of our wages or pensions. The Bank of England has the job of trying to keep inflation under control, although for some years now they have struggled to keep it at the 2% target set by the government. Indeed many economists believe a combination of rising food and energy prices, along with the effects of Quantitative Easing, could mean inflation ...