What Mortgage Costs Can You Afford?

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Looking for a home to buy can be an exciting time, but it’s important to consider all the costs that come with any property, not just the monthly mortgage payments. All too often, those who have not spoken with a financial advisor or sat and worked through all their expenses, thought they could afford their mortgage payments easily, but

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Understanding Stamp Duty Charges

Monday, October 24th, 2016

If you are currently in the process of buying a property, your solicitor will work out for you the amount of stamp duty you will owe on completion. However, HMRC also has an online calculator to help you work out the amount you will owe. Since new rules came in during December 2014, you are not liable

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Pensions: Our Essential Guide to Saving for a Richer Retirement

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Pensions, they are not really the subject of get-togethers with friends on a Saturday evening, and can often feel like a subject we can put off. After all, retirement could be several decades away for some, or life and its expenses could be getting in the way of thinking you have enough spare to hit

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