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Questions to ask your parents about their finances.

One of the most difficult conversations you probably will have with your parents is what plans have they made for their financial future. It’s a balancing act between your parents feeling that they are not losing financial control and you being aware that they have some form of plan in place. All this while still [...]

2020-03-19T19:29:41+00:00 March 26th, 2020|News|

First-time buyer? Need help finding your deposit?

As a first-time buyer, getting the deposit together for your home is hard. To help first-time mortgage buyers the government launched its Lifetime ISA. Sometimes known as a LISA. This scheme was first made available in April 2017 and is open to people aged 18 but before the age of 40, who are UK residents. [...]

2020-02-17T15:34:07+00:00 March 12th, 2020|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 [...]

2020-02-12T14:41:26+00:00 March 9th, 2020|News|

Questions to ask about your pension before retirement.

If you have a pension, do you know how much you have saved or more importantly, what level of income will it produce for you in retirement? Have you reviewed those old pensions from past employers? If the answers “I’m not sure”, then follow these top tips about, questions to ask about your pension before [...]

2020-02-17T15:36:25+00:00 March 5th, 2020|News|

Interest only mortgage. It’s time to act!

In the eighties until 2009, an interest-only mortgage was 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 sum borrowed. So, what should you do if you have an interest-only mortgage? Firstly, you need to ascertain [...]

2020-02-06T13:38:38+00:00 February 20th, 2020|News|

Retirement plan needed for all business owners

A 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. The key reason given is that they are looking to enjoy [...]

2020-01-30T16:33:36+00:00 February 13th, 2020|News|

Lasting Power of Attorney: Will it give you peace of mind?

In this article, we will look at what a Lasting Power of Attorney is, what it does and why you should be considering drawing one up. So what is a Lasting Power of Attorney? A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA), are legal documents that can be used to help you safeguard your financial future. A [...]

2020-01-21T15:26:16+00:00 January 21st, 2020|News|

How much will it cost to buy your first house?

This guide will give you an indication of the major costs associated with buying your first house or flat in England. The processes and fees for Wales and Scotland are different. We will look at the cost of moving home, your deposit and solicitor fees. This guide will help you budget for these costs to [...]

2020-01-21T16:53:16+00:00 January 21st, 2020|News|

Finding ‘The One’ in later life may prove expensive?

Getting remarried in later life can impact your financial plans. By contrast, younger people are now less likely to marry, while marriage rates for men over the age of 60 and women over the age of 50 are increasing. These figures show that people are also choosing to cohabit either as a forerunner to marriage [...]

2020-01-21T12:41:25+00:00 January 21st, 2020|News|

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year.

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year. Christmas and New Year office opening times. Below are this years Christmas and New Year opening times.   December 2019. Monday 23rd: Open. Tuesday 24th:  9 am -12 noon. Wednesday 25th:  Closed. Thursday 26th: Closed. Friday 27th: Closed. Saturday 28th: Closed. Sunday 29th: Closed. Monday 30th: [...]

2019-12-17T16:33:11+00:00 December 18th, 2019|News|