Do you have children and earn over £50,000? Learn how to reclaim your lost Child Benefit

iStock_000005908146_ExtraSmallOur recent article, ‘6 top tips for the end of the tax-year’ has been extremely popular. One of the tips though is so effective we wanted to highlight it separately. So, if you have children and you or your partner earns over £50,000 each year, read on, you might just be able to reclaim some, or all, of your lost Child Benefit. But, first things first. Why have you lost your child benefit?...

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 ...

Pensions: Call for contributions to be made compulsory

Everything you need to know about deferring your State Pension_iStockphotoPaying into a pension should be made compulsory according to at least one leading think tank. With the average pension pot worth approximately £33,000 and people live longer, there is growing concern that people are not saving enough for their retirement. Now Policy Exchange, a think tank linked to the Conservative party, are calling for the Government to make saving for retirement compulsory. End Automatic Enrolment opt-out In an effort to improve retirement incomes, all workers aged ...

6 last minute jobs to take care of before the end of the tax year

clouds in shape of figureThe end of the tax year is nearly upon us, but there is still just enough time left to take care of those last minute jobs which will help to make your savings, investments and pensions work harder for you. 1. ISA contributions We say this every year, but if you don’t use your annual ISA (Individual Savings Account) allowance you lose it. In the current tax year you can pay up to £11,280 ...