Consider other options to make your money work harder
Financial planning is a journey that spans your entire lifetime and it centres around where you are now, where you want to be and your values. Your financial plan is the roadmap that gets you there, and it can only be created once we truly understand your vision.
Tax-efficiency is a key consideration when investing
As your income increases, the complexity of your finances may too. Tax-efficiency is a key consideration when investing because it can make such an enormous difference to your wealth and quality of life. However, the type of investment and tax-efficiency you should be looking for depends firstly on whether your priority is to save a lump sum for the future or to draw an income today.
Investors need to follow a number of key principles
It’s not surprising that the world of investing can seem complex, especially in the current global economic climate. Investors face an endless supply of market news, many investment choices and often-changing market conditions.
Ensure you have a comfortable and enjoyable retirement
As you approach the last five years before your retirement, there will be a lot of things to consider. You’ll need to think about your finances, your health, your housing situation and your plans for the future to live comfortably in retirement.
When you are off work due to an illness or injury, worries about how you are going to pay your bills can make an already stressful situation worse. So much so that many people are finding themselves in the very difficult position of having to put the need to earn money over their health by continuing to go to work, even when advised not to by a doctor.
Understanding what options you have are key parts of the protection planning process
There are various complex risks in life that we all face, such as serious illness, an accident or death. What would happen if something were to happen to you? Would your family be able to cope financially with the impact an unexpected event might have?
Key part of putting your affairs in order later in life
This is an important part of wealth management, no matter how much wealth you have built up. It’s the process of making a plan for how your assets will be distributed upon your death or incapacitation.
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