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7 July 2020 5 reasons plants mean healthier homes

If you don’t already have plants dotted around your home, there are health reasons for becoming a little more green-fingered. Plants don’t only add to your interior design but can help you be more productive, boost health and ease stress, science has proven. Here are five...

7 July 2020 Summer holiday activities for children that have reopened

It’s been months since most school children were in the classroom five days a week, and with the summer holidays looming full-time education is still weeks away for most. Alongside tackling homeschooling, one of the challenges facing families has been keeping children entertained. With social distancing...

7 July 2020 ESG investments performed well during market volatility

The social distancing restrictions associated with Covid-19 have affected businesses globally, leading to volatility within the investment markets. However, figures suggest that those investments that have considered ESG factors may have fared better. ESG, or environmental, social and governance, factors consider the reasons for investing beyond...

7 July 2020 Has Covid-19 affected your retirement plans?

The impact of Covid-19 has affected savings and investments, something that can be a particular concern for those nearing retirement. If your finances have been impacted, you may be considering changing retirement plans, but it’s important to consider your circumstances and the long-term effects, rather...

7 July 2020 Planning for a 100-year life

When you think about your lifestyle goals and financial plan, how far ahead do you look? It wasn’t so long ago that planning to reach 80 meant you could be sure of financial security throughout your life. But now, it’s becoming increasingly common to celebrate...

7 July 2020 5 ways you can reduce tax liability in retirement

When you retire, there are a lot of financial decisions that need to be made as you start accessing the savings and investments you’ve built up. It’s natural to have lots of questions about your financial security at this point, such as: How much income...

18 June 2020 Staycation: 5 popular destinations in the UK

Lockdown restrictions are easing but the typical summer holiday abroad still looks uncertain for millions of Brits. As high streets, attractions and other key tourist spots begin to open back up, now could be the perfect time to look at staycation destinations if you want...

18 June 2020 5 financial podcasts to download this summer

Improving your knowledge of financial matters has never been easier with a huge selection of podcasts from experts and industry professionals. If you’re looking for a way to boost your money expertise, whether you have a particular topic in mind or not, these podcasts should...