Posts By Lynda Calver

Why seeking help with your finances is the smart thing to do

Why seeking help with your finances is the smart thing to do

Behind every team of footballers competing in the FIFA World Cup is an army of professionals to help them reach the top of their game. But coaches aren't just for the professional athletes any more. Lynda Calver explains why you should consider having a financial ‘coach’ in your corner.

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on July 05, 2018 in Investments.

Is your money more at risk in a savings account or the stock market?

Is your money more at risk in a savings account or the stock market?

The risks of the stock market are pointed out loud and clear to potential investors. But should savings accounts come with a warning too? Lynda Calver explains why putting all your money in a savings account may not be as risk-free as you might think.

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on May 29, 2018 in Savings.

Four financial golden rules for smart women

Four financial golden rules for smart women

We all know one: that woman who seems to breeze effortlessly through life on time, in control and impeccably turned out. Having your finances in order is part of the package. In her latest blog, Lynda Calver lists her four financial golden rules for smart, savvy women.

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on May 10, 2018 in Financial Planning.

Financial planning advice for expats in Hong Kong – don’t squander the opportunity to save

Financial planning advice for expats in Hong Kong – don’t squander the opportunity to save

Whatever your reason for moving to Hong Kong, the happy by-product for many expats is a good salary with a higher disposable income. Lynda Calver discusses how to stockpile significant savings while you’re busy making the most of everything this dynamic city has to offer!

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on February 20, 2018 in Savings.

Women and investing: A savvy guide to investing for your age group

Women and investing: A savvy guide to investing for your age group

How you approach investment should change depending on your age. Lynda Calver examines the most common financial concerns for women of every age group and how to address them.

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Lynda Calver

Posted on October 23, 2017 in Investments.

Why women don’t invest - and why they should

Why women don’t invest - and why they should

Despite the fact that we're in the 21st century and gender equality has come a long way, there is still a depressing chasm between women and men in many areas of life, particularly in the field of finance. Lynda Calver talks about why this is the case - and why it shouldn't be!

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Lynda Calver

Posted on October 12, 2017 in Investments.

Ten habits of financially successful people

Ten habits of financially successful people

Financial success is not usually something that just happens, unless you are blessed with astounding good fortune. Financially successful people come from all walks of life but they have certain habits in common which contribute to their success. Infinity's Lynda Calver is here to give you insight into what it takes!

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on August 09, 2017 in Financial Planning.

Moving back to the UK? Manage the financial upheaval with this handy repatriation checklist

Moving back to the UK? Manage the financial upheaval with this handy repatriation checklist

Infinity's Lynda Calver looks at how UK expatriates can manage the financial issues involved in moving back home.

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on February 09, 2017 in Financial Planning.

Financial planning for single expat parents in Hong Kong: five important areas you need to address

Financial planning for single expat parents in Hong Kong: five important areas you need to address

Infinity's Lynda Calver looks at the most important financial planning issues affecting single expat parents living in Hong Kong.

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Lynda Calver

Posted on November 21, 2016 in Financial Planning.

Financial planning for trailing spouses

Financial planning for trailing spouses

Many married women are living as expatriates because of their husband's work and whether they are dependent on their husband's income or not they should still understand some financial planning essentials.

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on June 08, 2016 in Financial Planning.

Who would look after your kids if you died?

Who would look after your kids if you died?

Are your children at risk?
Infinity's Lynda Calver highlights an issue that should be of great concern to all families living in Hong Kong.

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Lynda Calver

Posted on May 25, 2016 in Wills & Legacy Planning.

Don’t neglect critical illness insurance

Don’t neglect critical illness insurance

Hong Kong consistently ranks among the best places in the world for expatriates to live but it can have a downside. Lynda Calver explains why you neglect to take out critical illness cover at your peril.

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Lynda Calver

Posted on March 01, 2016 in Insurance.

Left in the financial lurch?

Left in the financial lurch?

Is it something in the Hong Kong air making financial advisers disappear? Infinity's Lynda Calver investigates.

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on February 25, 2016 in Investments.

Keep calm and stay invested!

Keep calm and stay invested!

During times of market volatility and falling prices we all get jumpy but as Infinity's Lynda Calver explains the wise investor stays calm and waits for recovery.

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on January 19, 2016 in Investments.

Money: a panacea for all ills?

Money: a panacea for all ills?

Lynda Calver takes a look at the serious message cloaked in another flippant Facebook cartoon.

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on December 02, 2015 in Financial Planning.

Don’t be nonchalant about your retirement – it’s no laughing matter

Don’t be nonchalant about your retirement – it’s no laughing matter

The laughter stops when there is no money in the pot!
Infinity's Lynda Calver outlines the potentially serious consequences of having a blasé attitude to financial planning.

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on November 19, 2015 in Retirement Planning.

Financial planners: we’re not all bad!

Financial planners: we’re not all bad!

More often than not financial planners get a bad rap but that fact is that many people need help to get their financial lives in good working order. Infinity's Lynda Calver explains why you shouldn't run a mile from an ethical, regulated financial planner.

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on October 08, 2015 in Financial Planning.

Your digital rights and how to protect them

Your digital rights and how to protect them

What happens to all your online accounts when you die?
As Infinity's Lynda Calver reports, there are many grey areas in regard to digital rights after death so, if you want them to be part of your legacy, you need to take some proactive steps.

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Lynda Calver

Posted on September 29, 2015 in Wills & Legacy Planning.

Low risk, high return is the Holy Grail, and just as elusive

Low risk, high return is the Holy Grail, and just as elusive

Lynda Calver examines investor's eternal dilemma of how to balance risk and returns.

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on September 06, 2015 in Investments.

Are you an orphaned investor?

Are you an orphaned investor?

Lynda Calver takes a look at the issue of investors being left high and dry after being abandoned by their financial adviser.

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on August 12, 2015 in Investments.

Life insurance – we have the Romans to thank

Life insurance – we have the Romans to thank

The first forms of life insurance were created by the Romans however, as Lynda Calver explains, 2,000 years later the majority of families are still unprotected.

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on August 03, 2015 in Insurance.

Protecting your savings against the silent thief

Protecting your savings against the silent thief

In today's post Lynda Calver looks at how you can protect against inflation eroding the value of your savings.

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on July 15, 2015 in Financial Planning.

Life insurance: the three main factors affecting your premium

Life insurance: the three main factors affecting your premium

Lynda Calver takes a look at life insurance and the issues that affect how much you pay.

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on July 07, 2015 in Insurance.

Will we all be ruined by Greek tragedy?

Will we all be ruined by Greek tragedy?

Lynda Calver looks at the human tragedy of the Greek financial crisis and explains how to protect your own savings and investments from the effects of contagion.

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on July 07, 2015 in Investments.

£54,000: the cost of a university education in the UK

£54,000: the cost of a university education in the UK

Lynda Calver examines the continuing rise of the cost of higher education and looks at how families can use financial planning to meet the university challenge.

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on June 28, 2015 in Education fee planning.

Plagued by confusion and policy U-turns - UK State Pensions

Plagued by confusion and policy U-turns - UK State Pensions

Lynda Calver looks at the complications of the UK state pension system which highlights the need for everyone to regularly review their retirement plans.

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on June 21, 2015 in Pensions.

Who will fund your retirement?

Who will fund your retirement?

Figures from the United States show that millions of people are facing a serious financial shortfall for their retirement. Americans are not alone and, as Lynda Calver, reports everyone should ask themselves how they will fund their retirement.

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on June 14, 2015 in Retirement Planning.

Women, wise up! - Financial planning for single expat women in Hong Kong

Women, wise up!  - Financial planning for single expat women in Hong Kong

There are plenty of successful professional expat women in Hong Kong but statistics suggest that they are likely to have made fewer financial plans than their male counterparts. Lynda Calver explains why this is a mistake and why more women need to put themselves in control.

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on June 08, 2015 in Financial Planning.