Is marriage the biggest financial risk you’ll take?

Is marriage the biggest financial risk you’ll take?

The gender wealth gap is well known, but still very often not well addressed, particularly when it comes to tackling financial security in the context of marriage.

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How the pandemic changed female perceptions of wealth planning

How the pandemic changed female perceptions of wealth planning

Women are very noticeably seeking professional advice in greater numbers now, and not before time. As this piece explains, they have very great need of it.

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Client trends February 2021: <br />A sense of urgency builds among users on a number of wealth management fronts

Client trends February 2021:
A sense of urgency builds among users on a number of wealth management fronts

A sense that the clock is ticking on lockdown is lending real urgency to the need to get proactive about our financial affairs, and across a range of areas too.

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Don’t let a debt rescue <br/>derail your financial plans

Don’t let a debt rescue
derail your financial plans

The younger generations have serious debt problems, which may make the older, better-off ones feel obliged to help. But any debt rescue must be weighed up carefully for the risk of derailing your own financial plans.

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Giving to grandchildren through a bare trust

Giving to grandchildren through a bare trust

Many people wish to give substantial amounts to grandchildren and a bare trust might provide the perfect solution to many of the tax, control and protection issues holding them back.

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5 signs you need a wealth manager

5 signs you need a wealth manager

You don’t necessarily have to be “wealthy” to need a wealth manager explains Lee Goggin, co-founder of findaWEALTHMANAGER.com. It’s of course to be expected that […]

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Slicing the family pie – <br>Dividing assets upon divorce

Slicing the family pie –
Dividing assets upon divorce

A new divorce case with hundreds of millions of pounds at stake has highlighted issues around quantifying and dividing assets upon divorce, explains Mei-Ling McNab, […]

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Making lending to family members safer

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 […]

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Pension-splitting and divorce – What you need to know

Pension-splitting and divorce – What you need to know

Rising divorce rates among the over-60s has put the issue of splitting pensions in the spotlight, explains Chris Longbottom, Head of Family Law at Shoosmiths’ […]

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