Rule number one of investing is to do everything that’s within your control to make your financial position better. Rule number two of investing is not to react to the headline stories but to stay mindful of your own personal circumstances and (if possible) stay optimistic and continue looking for opportunities.
Many of us started 2019 vowing that this would be the year we finally start a long-term investment plan.
Every year, HMRC receives imaginative and intriguing excuses for not completing self-assessment tax returns on time.
From domicile status to inheritance tax, there is a lot of misconceptions when it comes to the financial affairs of expats.
We run through a simple tactic that has boosted investment returns by almost 10 per cent over 20 years.
Nearly a third of under-40s will cut the amount they invest into their pensions in favour of the Lifetime Isa.
More than a quarter (26 per cent) of the money managed by UK equity income funds is invested in just ten dividend-paying companies
Over half of investors looking to buy shares over the next 12 months admit to preferring well-known UK brands.
The Treasury has admitted the pension freedoms implemented in April 2015 have raised five times more tax than anticipated.
Those retiring abroad might be hit by a new transfer charge on moving their pension to a 'qualifying recognised overseas pension scheme'.