3 helpful ways effective financial planning could ease health fears

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NHS waiting lists have reached a record high and a survey suggests people are worried about the effect it could have on the care they would receive if they faced an illness. It’s a concern financial planning could help ease. The BBC reports that 7.75 million people are waiting for NHS treatment in England. It […]

The families of 6 in 10 over-75s could face challenges if they lose mental capacity

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A survey suggests more than half of people aged over 75 haven’t arranged a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA). It’s an oversight that could mean their families may not be able to make decisions on their behalf if they lost mental capacity. MoneyAge report that research from Just Group revealed that around 3.4 million over-75s […]

2 Autumn Statement announcements you may have missed that could simplify your finances  

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Jeremy Hunt delivered his second Autumn Statement as chancellor on 22 November 2023. While the headline news was cuts to National Insurance rates for employees and self-employed workers, there may have been less attention-grabbing changes that could make your finances easier to manage. Read on to discover how ISA and pension changes might be useful […]

7 lessons you could learn from the Wright brothers to help your finances soar

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December 2023 marks 120 years since the Wright brothers made their first flight in a Kitty Hawk in North Carolina. The flight lasted just 12 seconds but proved sustained flight of a heavier-than-air machine was possible and cemented Orville and Wilbur Wright’s names in the history books. The Wright brothers have become synonymous with aviation […]