We’ve just published our exclusive quarterly digital magazine for autumn 2021. You can read and download your copy for free.

As we move into autumn, we have some interesting and informative stories, expert analysis and topical news.

Our main story looks at the lessons rugby can teach us and how…


Bitcoin is now trading at around four times its price just a year ago, and other cryptocurrencies have seen price surges of up to 18,000%. But is it a golden opportunity, or a bubble in imminent danger of collapse? And is crypto worth the environmental cost?

When you step inside…


We’re pleased to announce our support for Financial Planning Week 2021. This will be the fifth year we have been involved with this nationwide campaign and we’re delighted to be among a select group of companies chosen to support this initiative.

Running from 11th to 17th October 2021, Financial Planning…


Global investment markets continued to push higher in recent months as many countries began to lift COVID restrictions. Vaccination rollouts have allowed most governments in Europe and North America to start to re-open their economies with consumer demand rebounding strongly. …


As Covid disrupts pension saving for millions of workers, one generation in particular may see its best-laid retirement plans going awry. But are these latest findings just another reminder than we should all be trying harder to save for old age?

Ask not for whom the pension bell tolls —…


People in the UK still have good saving habits, with 8 out of 10 households managing to put away at least something every month. But low interest rates and an aversion to risk have left many losing money to inflation. Can a nation of savers learn to invest?

Brits are…


If you have a health condition or certain lifestyle issues, you may be entitled to more money in retirement. Currently around 1 in 5 who buy an annuity manage to get this ‘enhancement’ — but there’s evidence that three times as many people may qualify. Could you?

An insurance company…


Retirement age? What’s that? These days it’s not about a date but a timescale: you might gradually retire over five, ten or even fifteen years. We are now firmly in the era of phased retirement — and it’s largely thanks to pension freedom. …


New research shows that many investors are beginning to move their capital into ‘greener’ investments in response to the threat of climate change — and are increasingly avoiding assets with a big environmental impact.

There’s nothing investors like to see more than a steadily rising line on a graph —…


When the going gets tough, the tough get going. New findings show that the pension saving message is at last filtering through to young people. But are the older generations now the ones who are being complacent?

Generation Z (adults under 24) are already poised to overtake Millennials in the…

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