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The overcharging Rhino

Are you being overcharged?

So, are you being overcharged – by this sort of character – on your pension and investment plans? He’s a Rhino you see – so he’s a thick skinned salesperson – and he charges a lot 😊 And you might be shocked when you see how his charges add up!

5 reasons the buy-to-let market has turned

buy to let in trouble

5 reasons the buy-to-let market has turned

Buy to let ( BTL) property investing has long been seen by many people as the best way to invest for an income in old age. But is that right now? Let’s see what’s going on.

Learn about stormy weather

Learn about stormy weather

We’ve got some stormy weather around the UK today. Strong winds, flash floods, thunder, lightning and a hailstorm that set off the alarm on my car. And as ever this reminds me of:

How to test your investment adviser

Test your investment adviser

How to test your investment adviser

Here’s a quick two part, question to test your investment adviser about your expected investment returns. Ask them this:

7 reasons why you might not want to plan your money – part 1

Taking control of your money 1

7 reasons why you might not want to plan your money – part 1

In this new series of Insights, we’re going to explore all the reasons why you might not want to plan your money. And we’ll find ways to help you overcome these blocks – by making this planning easy and fun when you’re ready to tackle it 😊

Can we talk about Christmas?

Can we talk about Christmas

Can we talk about Christmas?

Officially (according to Christian religion) the Christmas season (aka Christmastide or Yuletide) runs for 12 days.