Do you need a Financial Planner?

In recognition of Financial Planning Week 2018, I wanted to take some time to reflect on what it is like to be a financial planner and what really is financial planning all about. A big thank you to Adam Rideout for his guest blog. It is not about the financial products On many occasions, my Read more about Do you need a Financial Planner?[…]

Women and Money Blog Series – Decluttering Your Wardrobe and Your Finances

Clothes and money are linked more than we think! Organising your wardrobe is almost as daunting a task as organising your finances! It can bring up feelings of fear and anxiety. The key to successful decluttering is to tackle these tasks in bite size chunks. Why Declutter? Decluttering your wardrobe and your money can help Read more about Women and Money Blog Series – Decluttering Your Wardrobe and Your Finances[…]

Budgeting for when you have a variable income

Budgeting When You Have Variable Income

If you want to improve your confidence with money, join The Money Confidence Gap Facebook community. Thank you to Philip Adler from Knapsac for this guest post. This is the second post in our budgeting series, aimed at helping you budget personally and in business. Budgeting when you’re self employed or have a variable income Read more about Budgeting When You Have Variable Income[…]

Focus on Budgeting: FREE money apps to help budgeting seem less daunting

Focus on Budgeting: FREE money apps to help budgeting seem less daunting

  Thank you to Kayla Clough from Ourstart for this guest post. When it comes to budgeting, the task can be daunting for many. When it comes to understanding your financial picture, having a handle of your income and outgoings is one of those necessary exercises. If the thought of pulling out a spreadsheet is not Read more about Focus on Budgeting: FREE money apps to help budgeting seem less daunting[…]

Children’s Pensions - Help your children become mini millionaires

Children’s Pensions – Help your children become mini millionaires

In my Money Confidence Gap Facebook community, I had lots of interest from parents about how to save for children. So I decided to run a Facebook live, “Junior ISAs and Junior Pensions.” Children’s pensions were the biggest area of interest and many parents weren’t aware that they could even set up a children’s pension. We Read more about Children’s Pensions – Help your children become mini millionaires[…]

The most valuable questions to ask a financial adviser

The most valuable questions you need to ask a financial adviser

What are the most valuable questions you need to ask a financial adviser? This is a question I am asked frequently by my readers. One of the ways to make sure that you choose the right adviser is to arm yourself with a set of killer questions to discuss at your initial meeting. This will Read more about The most valuable questions you need to ask a financial adviser[…]

Make sure your pension goes to the right person

Make sure your pension goes to the right person

With the revolutionary changes to pension rules in recent years, one key change was the option to choose any beneficiary. The other key change, was how you can pass on your pension pot on death. Recent research from Royal London has found that the total amount of unclaimed financial assets in the UK range from Read more about Make sure your pension goes to the right person[…]

why you shold have a pension right now

Why you should have a Pension right now

  Let’s face it – pensions are complicated and also rather dull! But what isn’t dull, is what they enable us to do. Many people ask themselves do they need a pension. This article is to help explain what a pension is and how they can help you to live a full life, experience the world Read more about Why you should have a Pension right now[…]