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Investment market update: November 2021

A new variant of Covid-19, dubbed “Omicron”, is affecting some countries around the world, and it could lead to further restrictions in the coming months. The variant comes as supply chain issues caused by the pandemic continue to affect businesses and households. UK The UK’s latest GDP figures suggest the economy is lagging behind other […]

Bingeworthy TV shows to indulge in over the festive period

With the festive period approaching, it’s a great time to delve into a new TV show, whether it’s a thriller that will leave you on the edge of your seat or a comedy to make you laugh out loud. There are plenty of incredible shows to get cosy with on the sofa, so here are […]

Do you have realistic investment expectations?

When you invest, how much do you expect to receive in return? A survey suggests that some investors have unrealistic expectations that could affect their long-term financial security. Research from Aegon found that half of UK adults have put money into investments because interest rates are low. While this can be a positive step for […]

Is rising inflation a wake-up call to review your savings?

You may have seen inflation in the headlines recently. While the cost of living rising is normal, the rate of inflation has increased over the last few months. The Bank of England (BoE) has a target to keep the annual rate of inflation around 2%. However, the current rate of inflation is 4.2%, the central […]

5 retirement challenges you could face and what to do about them

Whether retirement is over a decade away or just around the corner, you could face significant challenges that may affect the lifestyle you want. Learning more about these potential obstacles and taking steps to reduce their impact now could make heading into retirement smoother. Almost half of people see retirement as a time of financial […]

7 new year resolutions that could improve your financial wellbeing

The start of a new year is the perfect time to review your finances. It can help you move towards your goals and feel more secure financially. Taking action to improve your financial wellbeing can support your overall wellbeing now and in the future. Here are seven resolutions you could make to have a positive […]

What does rising inflation mean for mortgage holders?

Inflation in 2021 is expected to hit 4%. Inflation means the cost of living will rise and, for mortgage holders, knock-on effects could mean the cost of a mortgage becomes higher. From grocery shopping to electronic goods, prices are rising. The Bank of England now expects UK inflation to rise above 4% by the end […]

Will house prices continue to rise rapidly?

Over the last year, house prices have continued to rise rapidly. Figures show that house prices have reached record highs, but is it a trend that will continue? Even the challenges the pandemic presented to the housing market did not stop house prices from increasing. In fact, the pandemic may have contributed to their rise. […]