Where Should You Keep Your Secret Stash

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1 in 4 women are hiding a considerable sum of cash from their partner- according to research done by Auto Europe. Typically women are stashing away £2,768 that they are purposefully keeping from their partner. The research went on to reveal the reasons for the secret stash – 31% were savings for an exotic holiday
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Keeping it in the Family

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Did you know that the government is expected to have taken nearly £5 billion in inheritance tax in the last tax year? This is up from just over £2 billion in 2000/2001 (Office of National Statistics). So it is understandable that with inheritance tax at 40% that I spend a lot of my time making
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Are You One of the UK’s Highest Earners? What To Do About Your Tax If You Are.

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The Office for National Statistics (ONS) have revealed the list of the highest paid in 2016. Some of them are surprising!! Job Average Salary Brokers £133,868 Chief Executives £123,577 Marketing Directors (inc Sales Directors) £87,890 Pilots £86,915 Financial Managers £84,675 In-House Lawyers £80,210 Air Traffic Controllers £81,132 Doctors £78,386 IT/Telecommunications Directors £78,071 Financial Institution Managers/Directors
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Will You Become The Bank Of Mum And Dad?

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My day job definitely immerses me in the world of the wealthiest individuals in society and I am conscious of this when I start to think about my finances. It would be very easy to get stressed about my lack of millions in the bank. A lot of my clients fund large house deposits for
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Death Of The Cash ISA

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“What happens when I have filled my cash ISA?” This is a question I get asked A LOT. Someone got in touch via Instagram this week asking for a solution. Their ISA was full and not returning very much in interest. What is an ISA? So first thing’s first! What is an ISA? You can
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Splurge!

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I have had an addiction to fashion for as long as I have had a National Insurance number. I love buying clothes and my collection of shoes and handbags are rapidly out growing my wardrobe! However, I think it is important that my regular fashion hits are guilt free. So here are my tips on
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I’m British. I Don’t Talk About Money!!!

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I have noticed recently that I am doing more meetings with friends or business partners where both parties have no financial secrets. A few years ago this never happened. So perhaps attitudes are changing? On the other hand I do keep many of my client’s financial secrets from their loved ones. “Don’t tell my wife
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