Finding True Wealth

Welcome to our blog, Finding True Wealth. Being "wealthy" means different things to different people. For some it can refer to their money and assets but for others it may mean financial freedom and having the means to fulfil life goals etc. Here we'll include articles to help you on your way to find your "True Wealth".

3 tax reforms the government could make that may hit your pension hard

August 2021

After record borrowing to shore up the UK’s economy during lockdown, the government may introduce tax reforms that could impact your pension. Discover how.

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15 unusual but legitimate ways to cut a tax bill

August 2021

There are hundreds of tax breaks you can use, some of which you may not have heard of. Discover 15 unusual but legitimate ways you could cut your tax bill.

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10 simple apps to help you tackle global warming and reduce your waste

August 2021

As world leaders prepare to discuss the issue of global warming at a critical UK summit, discover 10 apps that could help you tackle climate change

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The gender pay gap: How it goes beyond salaries and affects retirement

July 2021

While steps have been taken to close the gender pay gap, it’s still having a huge impact on pensions and the financial security women have later in life.

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"It won’t pay out" and other financial protection myths busted

July 2021

Less than half of UK adults have any type of financial protection. If you’re among them, it could leave you vulnerable to financial shocks.  

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7 apps to give your brain a workout

July 2021

Do you want to improve your mental skills? These seven apps make it easy to add a daily brain workout to your routine. 

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3 important ways our financial planning boosts your financial wellbeing and happiness

June 2021

Research shows money and wealth security is only half the story when it comes to financial wellbeing. Discover the other half and how we aim to deliver it

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5 vital things you need to know about lifestyling your pension and why it might not be right for you

June 2021

Lifestyling your pension as you approach retirement is common practice. But here are five things you need to know about it, and why it may not be right for you

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8 powerful ways to solve cryptic crossword puzzles

June 2021

Sometimes it feels impossible to solve cryptic crossword puzzles. Learn eight powerful ways to solve even the most baffling clues provided in the brain teasers

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3 reasons long-term care could reduce the amount you leave to loved ones

May 2021

The cost of long-term care may reduce your wealth and the amount of money you can leave loved ones. Discover why, and what your options may be.

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What you need to know about scams and how you could better protect yourself from criminals

May 2021

Fraudsters are busier than ever trying to steal your money. Learn five ways they do this, and how you could better protect yourself from scammers.

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10 brilliant ways to get the most from your barbecue and produce fantastic food this summer

May 2021

Planning a summer of barbecues this year? How do you get the most from your barbecue to produce mouth-watering dishes? Discover great tips from three top chefs

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The dilemma of trying to do the right thing

April 2021

Increasingly clients are asking us about the environmental impact of their investment strategy. The dilemma of trying to do the right thing isn't necessarily as straightforward as it might seem as this article from our investment committee partner - Albion Strategic - highlights

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3 practical reasons cash savings could cost you dear

April 2021

You may prefer to keep your money in cash at this turbulent time, but cash savings could erode the value of your money in real terms. Here are 3 reasons why.

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5 powerful reasons to start your financial plan early this tax year

April 2021

Starting your financial plan at the beginning of the tax year means better potential growth could mean less tax to pay. Here’s how.

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Lasting Power of Attorney: is it helpful? 10 powerful reasons you need one (GB version)

April 2021

This Morning presenter Kate Garraway has spoken publicly about the need to create a Lasting Power of Attorney. Here are 10 reasons you should have one.

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Power of Attorney: is it helpful? 10 powerful reasons you need one

April 2021

Television’s Kate Garraway has spoken about the problems she has faced without a Power of Attorney. Here’s why you need to create one.

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How did your behavioural biases affect your wealth in 2020?

March 2021

This year, investment markets have been volatile, and it’s natural to want to react to this. However, research shows those that let financial bias affect their decisions missed out on returns.

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How might the budget affect your budget?

March 2021

The chancellor’s second budget was, perhaps surprisingly, quite restrained in terms of tax rises, but he warned of more to come in the future

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It is difficult to predict, especially the future*

February 2021

Even with perfect knowledge of future events, can we predict what markets are going to do?

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When the music stops

February 2021

Gamestop, hedge funds, reddit - what does it all mean, and does it matter to me?

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When I'm 64 (well, maybe 67 or 68)

January 2021

What is the basic state pension really worth?

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The emperor's new clothes

January 2021

Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency - what's all the excitement about?

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Happy New Year

January 2021

Amid all the gloom, there are signs that 2021 is going to be a better year

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