Paul GiIlen

Seven money rules for moving in together

The decision to share a home is a major moment in any relationship, whether you’re doing it for the first time, or you have been there before. It’s not just about choosing new curtains and finding space for each other’s clothes. Finance can be a big source of friction between couples and thinking about the challenges in advance can help.

Here are seven tips to suit young couples moving in together for the first time or older couples who are making a fresh start. 

Do you need a helping hand to navigate pension freedoms?

The pension freedoms introduced in April 2015 saw a dramatic change in how we save for and fund our retirement. The key change was around unrestricted access to pension funds, handing individuals the opportunity to put themselves in the pensions driving seat. But navigating these new opportunities is easier said than done: below are two examples that spring to mind.