Monthly Archives: October 2019

October Market Commentary

Introduction  What goes down immediately comes back up? If only saving and investing were that simple… That’s what happened in September. In August, we reported that almost all the major markets we cover in this Commentary had fallen. The good news last month was that almost all the markets went back up. There were no spectacular rises – Japan …

Protecting your home from care home fees

As you grow older, one of the things you might be most concerned about is the entire value of your home disappearing on paying care home fees. Care from the NHS is free, but if you need social care because you are physically or mentally frail, you will have to pay for it yourself. Over recent years, fees for care homes have risen rapidly. Research has …

4 tips to make your finances less scary this Halloween

With October kicking into high gear, bringing with it fiery-coloured leaves, thicker coats and fancy dress costumes, have a read of our article with its All Hallows Eve theme. If left unchecked, your finances can enter into a scary state, so we’ve included some top tips on how to bust those financial ghouls and ghosts. Keep an eye out for fraud A …