Autumn Budget 2018

The Chancellor has suggested that "austerity is coming to an end - but discipline will remain" in the latest Budget announcement. Read more of the main announcements in our summary.

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Updated for 2018: Retirement planning guide

Financial wellbeing in retirement is important. Download our free guide designed to help you understand your options and start preparing for the retirement you want.

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Updated: Inheritance Tax and estate planning guide

We have updated our free guide on IHT: the main exemptions, the reliefs, the importance of making a will and more.

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  • Funding the next generation

    20 Aug

    Students are graduating with eye-watering levels of debt, but is clearing their loans a good financial investment? Graduates from English universities have the highest student debt in the developed world, with the average student likely to rack up £57,000 in debts over the course of a three-year-degree, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).

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  • Bull and Bear – the US economy

    02 Jul

    President Trump continues to dominate the global news agenda, but behind the headlines of trade wars with China and global allies, the US economy is growing at a fair clip, and companies have delivered strong earnings growth so far this year. The question is can it last?

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  • Girls just wanna have funds

    25 Jun

    Female professionals who dream of a comfortable and secure future need a financial plan, says Jo Clarke, Northwich Practice Director at Close Brothers Asset Management.

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