Month: February 2017

February Market Commentary

Introduction Despite the claims of Brexit and the debate on triggering Article 50, it is impossible to start this commentary anywhere other than in Washington where, on January 20th, Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States. It is remarkably difficult to find a news outlet that has a neutral view […]

How much did we all spend this Christmas?

It seems that the pessimistic economic outlook for 2017 ultimately failed to impact on our festive grocery shopping, with supermarket sales rising faster than they have since June 2014 in the final quarter of last year. It looks like many of us left it pretty late to stock up on Christmas food and drink, however: […]

4 saving habits of millionaires

There are no shortcuts or guarantees when it comes to achieving self-made millionaire status. That said, it can’t hurt to look at the financial habits of those who have managed to do just that to try and boost your own coffers. Here are our top tips from looking at those who’ve become millionaires by age […]

Income protection: What do I have in place to provide for my family if I am unable to work

The Insurance industry have been involved in an initiative called ‘7 Families’, which is a charity led campaign to raise the awareness of planning financially for a loss in income due to accident or sickness. The idea is to provide a tax free-income for one year to seven people who have lost their income due […]