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It's a tale as old as time. You reach your forties and suddenly realise that you are halfway through your career, that retirement is a lot closer than you think and that you've yet to start planning for it. Cue panic. Mario Wiese talks about the biggest financial mistake he sees people making again and again.
Death and taxes are both unpleasant topics to think about. While there is not much you can do to avoid death, there are steps you can take to minimise your tax liability, in particular if you own assets in the UK and could be impacted by inheritance tax (IHT).
Traditionally the answer to this question has been no. However, political expectations have been turned on their head in the last few years. So should investors start to watch politics more closely when considering the asset allocation of their portfolios? Adon Beddoes investigates.