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Which Are the Best-Paying Degree Courses?

Introduction Money isn’t everything, but choice of degree and university are key to eventual earning potential. Here are some fascinating findings both teenagers and parents need to have in mind. With...

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Think Carefully Before Becoming the “Bank of Mum and Dad”

Rocketing house prices, lacklustre wage growth and tougher lending conditions mean that helping children – or grandchildren – get onto the property ladder is now very much the norm. It is essential to understand the implications of all...

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Why you could benefit from a family investment company

  Helen Cox and Melissa Lesson of private client lawyers at Mishcon de Reya explain why Family Investment Companies are...

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Planning and investing
for private school fees

One of fifteen children now attend private school and ever-rising costs mean even quite affluent families face some very challening numbers – even before university is taken into account. In this guide,...

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Why savvy families get wealth preservation advice

According to the old adage, no matter what level of wealth a family has managed to build up, there is still a tendency for them to go “From shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves in three generations.In a highly uncertain...

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Why an Intergenerational
wealth management
approach works

Paul Killik, Senior Partner and founder of Killik & Co, explains his firm’s approach to helping affluent investors and their families achieve their financial goals – with intergenerational wealth management a key focus.How would you...

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Wealth management
strategies to help with
soaring school fees

Recent news that private school fees have risen by 20% since 2010 may have panicked many parents, yet there are a whole range of strategies a wealth manager can deploy to make the costs more manageable. Here, advisers from a range of institutions...

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Making lending to family members safer

Inter-family loans are increasingly common, but a recent legal case has highlighted the need for formal repayment agreements, explains Judith Fitton, Partner at law firm Mundays.Would you lend nearly £300,000 to help someone renovate their...

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Financial planning tips when gifting assets to children

Giving children a helping hand financially is laudable, but needs to be approached sensibly, explains Alastair Barbour, partner in investment management at Smith & Williamson.Rising house prices have exacerbated two problems for many...