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Travelling with a Medical Condition

Most people love to travel and rightly so. The world has so much to explore and enjoy, so why should you be restricted to the UK alone when planning your next holiday? What’s more, if you have a medical condition, you shouldn’t be worried about travelling abroad – as...

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What extra money are you missing out on?

Many older people miss out on the benefits they’re entitled to, such as Pension Credit, Attendance Allowance and more. Try our free benefits calculator and find out exactly how much money you could be missing out on. If you'd prefer to speak with an adviser, call our...

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Lasting Power of Attorney

None of us likes to contemplate losing the ability to manage our own affairs, but it is something that can happen to anyone, at any time. Some forward planning can make a difficult situation a little bit easier: with thanks to solicitor Ruth Hayward, and Independent...

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No more payment surcharges

Have you have been busy shopping for Christmas and found, just as you are about to pay, an additional % gets added at the checkout because you want to chose to put it on your credit card or pay some other way, then good news is coming on 13 January 2018. From this day...

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Pre Paid Funeral Plans

It’s never pleasant to consider death – but as a nation it’s a subject we’ve avoided discussing for many years. Increasingly however families are finding themselves in financial trouble and emotional turmoil as a result of this lack of discussion. In this article we...

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Eligible for carer’s credit?

Up to 200,000 people are putting their state pension in jeopardy by not claiming carer's credit – a benefit that plugs gaps in your national insurance record when you're not able to work because you're caring for someone. Carer's credit is not a typical benefit, as...

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Pension Credit Boost your state pension

 If you're on a low income, pension credit can boost the amount of state pension you receive. Yet many don't realise they're missing out on cash they're entitled to.  You could be missing out on £100s a year if you're not claiming pension credit. This guide tells you...

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The pitfalls of DIY probate

and why you should use a professional With the huge increase in internet use and the wealth of information that can be found on it, more and more people are being tempted to deal with the administration of an estate themselves. This blog sets the factors you should...

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Claiming benefits you are entitled to

One of the first things you need to do is see if you are entitled to Continuing Healthcare Needs support from the NHS.  If you are, then some, or all, of your costs can be met by the NHS. Please visit our advice and support section for more information on this topic....

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Will Writing Professionals

We have a database of professional will writers you can approach to help you make a will.  We recommend you read through their profiles and choose an advisor to have a chat with.  Many will often provide their first consultation for free.  However, we recommend that...

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Lasting power of attorney

For a person with a diagnosis of dementia, there may come a time when they are unable to make decisions about their care and their finances. A lasting power of attorney (LPA) is a legal document appointing one, or more, trusted people to be their attorney(s). An...

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Benefits calculator

Our benefits calculator will help you find out what benefits you can claim. The calculator is free to use, and the details you provide are anonymous. Before you start, make sure you have information about your savings, income, pensions and existing benefits (for you...

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Benefits calculator

Our benefits calculator will help you find out what benefits you can claim. The calculator is free to use, and the details you provide are anonymous. Before you start, make sure you have information about your savings, income, pensions and existing benefits (for you...

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Energy bills made easy

Energy prices are once again in the news, with manifesto commitments and potential government action being considered as some energy suppliers raise their prices before winter. Some two thirds of consumers remain on a standard variable tariff, which can mean they are...

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Mobility scooter needs a bus permit

In late July as I was getting onto a bus at High Wycombe the Arriva bus driver said “The mobility scooter needs a bus permit. Can I see it” Arriva are responsible for running all the buses in the towns close to where I live. I have to use the buses because double...

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