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Enterprise Investment Scheme. What are they & do you need one?

I am often asked about Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS). Often people are aware that they are a way of saving tax but are not sure if they are right for them. So here is a simple, straightforward guide. The Enterprise Investment Scheme is a tax- efficient investment that was introduced by the Government back in [...]

2018-04-05T17:20:04+00:00 April 19th, 2018|News|

Housing wealth could be the key to comfortable retirement.

People retiring over the last twenty years, have on average, seen enormous rises in the value of their homes. Figures show that house prices have risen in England by 42% in the last twelve years alone. These figures highlight that your home could be an obvious asset to tap into in retirement? Money released from [...]

2018-04-05T16:21:25+00:00 April 16th, 2018|News|

Equity Release. The top 3 questions that are asked.

By John Cossons, Equity Release Adviser. When I first talk to clients about equity release they generally have three main concerns. 1.I don’t want to lose ownership of my house. Taking out a Lifetime Mortgage does not affect the ownership of your home. The property remains yours and the mortgage, plus any accrued interest, only [...]

2018-04-17T10:48:34+00:00 April 12th, 2018|News|

Dementia care training for the Team.

We today had a presentation by our colleague Rachel Efetha. Rachel has recently undergone training through the Alzheimer's Society on raising awareness about Dementia. The presentation was interactive and even included a game of Bingo! The presentation reminded us of these five key messages: Dementia is not a natural part of ageing Dementia is caused [...]

2018-04-11T17:31:18+00:00 April 11th, 2018|News|

Cash Flow Modelling. Planning for a secure financial future.

Planning for a secure financial future.  It’s very helpful to build a detailed plan to create a picture of your finances now and in the future. Cash Flow Modelling is a way to assist you in making informed decisions over the years to help achieve your long-term objective of a secure financial future. At Anstee [...]

2018-04-05T14:17:45+00:00 April 9th, 2018|News|

Dementia Friends. Training for your staff.

Training for you and your staff. A Dementia Friend is someone who learns a little about what it is like to live with dementia and then turns that understanding into action, for instance, signing up to the Alzheimer’s Society’s campaigns to improve the lives of people with dementia or being more patient when out in [...]

2018-04-04T17:08:25+00:00 April 6th, 2018|News|

Volatility is Back. Investing in a volatile market

Investing in a volatile market Recently the markets have been more volatile and this often causes concern to investors who do not fully understand this complex subject. Volatility can be triggered by many events and is a normal part of investing and generally should not be feared.  However, market volatility is also a reminder that [...]

2018-04-04T15:18:28+00:00 April 5th, 2018|News|

Interest Only Mortgage. It’s time to act!

In the eighties until 2009, interest-only mortgages were a popular option.  Now, however, many of these mortgages are coming to the end of their term and money must be found to pay off the original capital borrowed. So, what should you do if you have an interest-only mortgage? Firstly, you need to ascertain how much [...]

2018-04-04T12:46:59+00:00 April 4th, 2018|News|

Spring Statement 2018. Find out more about the key points.

Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his first Spring Statement on 13th March 2018.  Below is a summary of the key points from his speech: Spring Statement 2018 Economy The UK economy has grown every year since 2010 and is now expected to grow at the faster rate of 1.5% this year, compared to the forecast of [...]

2018-04-03T11:59:06+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|News|

Business owners expect to work well into retirement.

A recent survey conducted by Aldermore Bank showed that almost three-quarters of business owners expect to be working past the age of sixty-five. This, however, is not out of choice. Two-thirds said that they would have preferred to have been enjoying their retirement by then. They are looking to enjoy their life while they were [...]

2018-04-03T12:03:07+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|News|