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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Investing a lump<br>sum intelligently

Investing a lump
sum intelligently

Many of our users have a significant lump sum to invest. It really pays to consider factors like tax and investment timing to make the optimum use of those funds.

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Dividing assets<br>in mega-divorces

Dividing assets
in mega-divorces

The recent rejection of a $975m divorce settlement by an American divorcee has highlighted differences in how assets are divided either side of the pond […]

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A cleaner break<br>for divorce?

A cleaner break
for divorce?

Long-term maintenance has long been the norm for financially-weaker partners, but new guidance could signal a far more considered approach from the divorce courts, explains […]

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