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Saturday, 20 September 2014

Money Talk

Be in the know and you’ll get will right

There are five things everyone should know about wills and trusts.

Last updated 19 September 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Career-change means board - never bored

As life expectancy increases and the age at which we can expect to retire rises, many people are now considering a change of career in mid-life. Perhaps, after 30 years in the same career, you find that the position you have reached is not as attractive as it looked 30 years ago, the pressure of the job seems to be ever increasing and you would love a new challenge, but what else can you do?

Last updated 19 September 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Special deal ending? Time to shop around

housenib2910 When you come to the end of the special deal period on your mortgage, it’s worthwhile looking to the market to see what else is currently on offer. Many lenders are keen to attract new borrowers with a large amount of equity in their homes, and who are able to demonstrate a good payment history.

Last updated 12 September 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Who'll advise you not to buy a flash car?

lamborghini18 George Osborne’s March 2014 Budget saw the prospect of a new dawn for individuals with personal pension funds.

Last updated 12 September 2014
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Buy to let not now a quick route to wealth

In the past many people have regarded ‘buy to let’ as a means of making money quickly rather than as a long-term investment.

Last updated 5 September 2014
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School lessons in how to manage finances

The new academic year is here and children returning to school in England will, for the first time, be given lessons in how to manage their personal finances.

Last updated 5 September 2014
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Top tips for reducing capital gains impact

If you are considering selling something of a capital nature then you should consider the impact of capital gains tax as early as possible.

Last updated 29 August 2014
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Service takes stress out of switching

Switching current accounts is perceived to be a hassle. There are lots of things to do, including swapping direct debits, moving your salary, amending standing orders, getting a new debit card and cheque book, etc.

Last updated 29 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Keeping check on all the monthly outgoings

If you’ve ever asked yourself where all your money goes, or you always seem to have spent your salary before the next pay day, you need to consider budgeting.

Last updated 22 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Dealing with pensions if you’re splitting up

Emotions can be strained when going through a divorce and splitting assets between the respective parties generally adds to the stress.

Last updated 22 August 2014
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Financial impacts on going separate ways

Summer holidays, children off school, too much sun……at this time of year, a lot of people feel a lot of pressure to have fun and spend quality time with the family.

Last updated 15 August 2014
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Advice on costs for the first-time buyer

If you’re planning to buy your first home there are a number of costs which many first-time buyers do not consider.

Last updated 15 August 2014
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Good agents take the stress out of letting

Letting your property can feel daunting, with the complexities of government legislation and health and safety to consider, but a good agent will ensure that the process is as stress-free as possible.

Last updated 8 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Protect loved ones from future hardship

This article takes a look at one of the most important areas of financial planning, if not the most important. Protection.

Last updated 8 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Make your family, not the taxman, benefit

Inheritance tax (IHT) – it’s like the elephant in the room isn’t it?

Last updated 1 August 2014
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Tips on dipping into the housing market

Buying your first property can appear a daunting experience but with the right help along the way it should not be as stressful as many would make it out to be.

Last updated 1 August 2014
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Is it time to take an interest in offsets?

The low interest rates over the last few years may have been good news for borrowers, but the same cannot be said for savers.

Last updated 25 July 2014
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Five tips to help you invest successfully

To many the world of investments is a mysterious place while to others everything is straight forward and they don’t know what all the fuss is about.

Last updated 25 July 2014
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Ten tips to help you get on top of tax

If you’re self-employed it can feel like you’re on your own, especially when it comes to tax, so here are ten points to help you keep on top of matters.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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Good time to think about fixed-rate deal

The Bank of England base rate has been at 0.5 per cent for more than five years.

Last updated 18 July 2014
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