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How will the cost of living crisis impact on the property market in 2022?

How will the cost of living crisis impact on the property market in 2022?  

 

In the wake of the pandemic, the property market has changed significantly - from the ‘double digit price rises’ to a surge in mortgage offers and rates, to the squeeze on living costs and utilities. Kate Faulkner explains how there’s often more to these headlines than meets the eye, and shows how savvy home-owners can make the best of the market in 2022.

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How to make the most of your savings in 2022

How to make the most of your savings in 2022

 

From inflation to interest rates, there’s a lot to weigh up when it comes to choosing the right savings products. Rachel Springall shares her considerations for refreshing your savings portfolio and keeping on top of the latest market changes this tax year.

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Why it’s important to trust the plan

Why it’s important to trust the plan

 

When it comes to our money, we’re naturally inclined to focus on short term and emotional drivers. Ian Boasman unpacks the benefits of having a longer-term view of savings and investments and the power of having a clear plan – and sticking to it.

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Protecting your pension pot for future years

 

Making provisions for later life is a key consideration throughout the years. However, few know that the pensions Lifetime Allowance (LTA) can potentially limit the amount you can save. Ian shares the ins-and-outs of the allowance and provides guidance on how to protect your finances from hidden charges.

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Making changes to your financial planning to fight back against inflation

Making changes to your financial planning to fight back against inflation

 

With inflation rises posing a risk to savings and mortgages, making changes to your financial planning can unlock better financial health in the long run. Rachel reveals the top tips to keep abreast of market changes and how to pivot plans in response.

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Making changes to your financial planning to fight back against inflation

Navigating the UK property market in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic

 

The past 18 months have shaken the dynamics of the UK property market, causing potential homebuyers to rethink future plans. Kate provides a comprehensive breakdown of the latest property trends to help you make your next move the best yet.

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Sharing knowledge can help more people understand their money.

 

Different generations, both old and young, have so much to offer each other when it comes to sharing financial knowledge. Rachel takes a deep dive into the current savings landscape and how we can all help each other gain more financial confidence…

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Sparking those all-important money conversations.

 

Starting conversations and talking about money can feel uncomfortable, even with those closest to you. Suzanne shares her thoughts on why these chats are so important and offers some points to consider and discuss when it comes to saving in 2021…

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With age comes experience and it is important to share lessons learned.

 

From savings to investment, budgeting to inheritance planning, the realm of personal finance can seem vast. Kara brings it back to basics with her top tips, highlighting the importance of having even the simplest of conversations…

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Life lessons: Over 6.7 million under 35s say their savings habits were shaped by others.

 

As we look back on the past year and reflect on the lessons learned, new research from online-only savings provider, Ford Money, reveals the importance of financial knowledge transfer between generations.

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Post-lockdown Portfolios: Why savers are not actually making the most of their money.

 

Following the UK national lockdown from March – July 2020, Ford Money research reveals that 35% of savers aged 55+ are not making the most of more favourable savings account interest rates, and instead are keeping their savings in lower interest current accounts.

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