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Estate planning

For many approaching later life, concern over the impact inheritance tax may have on their relatives is a very real and important issue.  Estate planning provides a viable and sound way to prepare your finances to ensure that your assets are protected for your loved...

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Avoid Online Investment Scams

Investing can be a minefield for beginners and experienced traders alike. Not only do beginners have to learn new financial instruments and trading lingo, but they also have to be on guard against the slew of scammers and fraudsters seeking to prey on novice traders....

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Benefit Rates 2018

A list of the benefit and pension rates for 2018. As the new financial year comes around, the updated rates for benefit payments in 2018 have been released. Benefit rates for disability benefits and premiums, Carer’s Allowance, and all carer’s elements and premiums...

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Living Will

A living will or ‘advance decision’ allows you to set out your wishes and refuse medical treatment in future. In this article we will explain: –       What a living will is and what it involves –       Why making a living will is important –       The process involved...

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Changes to the State Pension and benefits rates

We have pulled together a summary of the main changes you need to know about for the start of the new financial year (1 April) and tax year (6 April), including changes to State Pension and benefit rates. State Pension The State Pension and Pension Credit rates have...

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Discretionary Trust Will

It’s incredibly important to have a will setting out your wishes so that you can be sure they’ll be carried out when you’re gone. A discretionary trust Will can be used to leave your estate or a portion of it to a trust which has been created in your will. In this...

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April Benefit Changes

A number of benefits are changing in April 2018 Millions of households entitled to welfare benefits and tax credit will see big changes in their claims in April 2018. As the financial year comes to an end, here are some of the key things to look out for in...

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Paying for Care

A number of financial resources may be available to help cover the costs of care for the person Alzheimer's or other dementia. Some may apply now and others in the future. Alzheimer's Association Insurance Employee benefits Retirement benefits Personal assets...

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How much is the average bill?

Are you being overcharged for the energy you use? Do your water bills match the amount of water you use? Is your Council Tax leaving you out of pocket? We know that household costs have risen sharply in the past few years. Yet, many people are still paying more than...

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