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Money Matters Advice from the Experts

Take advice before buying a ‘staycation’ investment

Millions of families have holidayed in Britain over the last few years in the belief that a “staycation” is cheaper than going overseas.

Last updated 19 November 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Are your finances covered for every eventuality?

If you or a member of your household fell ill, or had an accident and were unable to work, what impact would it have on your finances?

Last updated 19 November 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Will you have to reconsider your retirement pot when the FSA gets real?

Pension savers will see thousands of pounds shaved off their predicted future retirement pots from 2014 under the City regulator’s plans to give them a more realistic idea of potential returns.

Last updated 14 November 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Consider getting in a fix by remortgaging now

The Bank of England base rate has been at 0.5 per cent for three and a half years. No-one knows when rates will change, but it seems likely that at some point in the future the rate will rise and this will have a knock-on effect to many mortgages that are not conducted on a fixed-rate basis.

Last updated 14 November 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Make adequate pension provision your business

Working closely with those who are self-employed, I often hear people say “my business is my pension”.

Last updated 14 November 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Get your home wrapped up and warm for winter

Prepare your home now for the cold weather ahead. With winter nearly here, it’s important to plan ahead and ensure that your home is adequately weather proofed and protected from the elements.

Last updated 5 November 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

If the taxman comes calling there are very few treats

It is the time of year when we offer goodies on the doorstep to groups of children dressed up as wizards and witches.

Last updated 5 November 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Accept the risk and buy to let is still worth doing

In the past many people have regarded ‘buy to let’ as a means of making money quickly rather than as a long-term investment. The difficult economic climate of the last few years has meant that some investors have suffered substantial losses.

Last updated 26 October 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Think you’re not eligible to pay capital gains tax?

Tax rarely seems to be out of the news recently with income tax making a regular appearance and the more aggressive planning taking up many column inches.

Last updated 12 October 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Time to give local savings and loans some credit

On Thursday October 18, 2012, credit unions throughout Cumbria and across the world will join together to celebrate International Credit Union Day and the role that credit unions play in improving the lives of members that they serve in their communities across the world.

Last updated 12 October 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Careful planning keeps the taxman at arm’s length

There is often a real fear with many clients that when they start to discuss inheritance tax planning it will hasten their own demise.

Last updated 8 October 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Tick list for a hassle-free extension or conversion

Extending your home or converting a loft can be a cost effective way to considerably improve it, increase its value and avoid the disruption and costs of moving.

Last updated 8 October 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

You don’t have to move home to move mortgage

We are all trying to make our money go further in these difficult economic times, and as mortgages are, for many of us, our single biggest monthly expense, they should be the first area to be considered when we review our outgoings.

Last updated 28 September 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Does business banking make commercial sense?

Most businesses need a business current account and nearly all banks and building societies now offer these.

Last updated 21 September 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

It never rains but it pours for holiday cottage owners

As summer comes to a close we are already being told that this year will be the worst summer on record, which will probably be no surprise to many.

Last updated 21 September 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Do you know your fixed rates from your trackers?

As the main holiday season draws to a close this time of year is traditionally a popular time to be moving home, which, for most of us, means a new mortgage.

Last updated 14 September 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Act now if you can before 2013 child benefit changes

Taxing child benefit? Well, no – or not directly anyway. But for the majority of higher rate taxpayers the effect is just the same.

Last updated 7 September 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

The cost to families of school holidays revealed

A report released recently by Aviva shows the average monthly family income has fallen from £2,150 to £2,003 since May 2012, suggesting some parents are taking unpaid leave or cutting down on hours to care for children during school holidays.

Last updated 7 September 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

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