Insuring against big IHT bills

Insuring against big IHT bills

The benefits of insuring estates against Inheritance Tax are underappreciated, but this could be the answer to distressingly large bills that many HNWI families seek.

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Wealth experts weigh up IHT workarounds

Wealth experts weigh up IHT workarounds

You have more control over the Inheritance Tax your family pays than you might think, but each option to mitigate the levy has to be carefully weighed in the balance.

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The returning expat: prior planning and preparation is paramount

The returning expat: prior planning and preparation is paramount

There are a great many financial planning tasks that need to be on the to-do list of expats planning to return home, and here we outline those that should be at the very top.

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Client trends October 2020: <br />Revising retirement plans becomes a priority as yield becomes harder still to find

Client trends October 2020:
Revising retirement plans becomes a priority as yield becomes harder still to find

The hunt for yield has become even more urgent amid continued dividend cuts and talk of negative interest rates, and all the while the spectre of several tax hikes looms.

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Tax traps all families should look to avoid

Tax traps all families should look to avoid

Wills, estate planning and inheritance tax may inspire less enthusiasm than other aspects of wealth management, but their importance to your family’s long-term financial health means they cannot be neglected. Here are some key errors to avoid.

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Don’t just invest. Invest to a plan

Don’t just invest. Invest to a plan

Investing in a scattergun manner is an all-too-common trap people fall into; while starting to invest and keeping this up is undoubtedly a good move, doing things in a more structured way always gets better results.

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#WealthGoals: Making a business property purchase secured against a portfolio

#WealthGoals: Making a business property purchase secured against a portfolio

Business owners have a lot to gain through having a wealth manager align their business and personal financial strategies, particularly when it comes to private client lending.

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#WealthGoals: Protecting loved ones and defending your post-death legacy

#WealthGoals: Protecting loved ones and defending your post-death legacy

Tackling estate planning is essential if you want to make sure as much of your wealth as possible goes to loved ones. This case study illustrates how easily even complex affairs can be optimised with a wealth manager.

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Client trends July 2020: <br />HNWIs still worry over wealth taxes and which investment styles to deploy

Client trends July 2020:
HNWIs still worry over wealth taxes and which investment styles to deploy

HNWIs are citing a huge range of concerns, but whether wealth taxes will emerge and what the best investment approaches are in this new world are foremost.

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