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The lowdown on UK inheritance tax

The lowdown on UK inheritance tax

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).

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Carl Turner

Carl Turner

Posted on June 10, 2019 in Estate Planning.

Should investors listen to politicians?

Should investors listen to politicians?

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.

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Adon Beddoes

Adon Beddoes

Posted on June 10, 2019 in Investments.

In defence of the stock market

In defence of the stock market

The stock market is often portrayed as a volatile platform where people lose tons of money every day. The media gets very noisy when the markets crash. In Trevor Keidan's latest blog, he fights the stock market’s corner and explains why you shouldn't believe all the negative hype.

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Trevor Keidan

Trevor Keidan

Posted on June 06, 2019 in Investments.

Tackling the financial planning headaches of US citizens living abroad

Tackling the financial planning headaches of US citizens living abroad

US citizens living abroad can face serious difficulties when it comes to their finances, and the situation has become increasingly challenging in recent years. Joseph Regan discusses the most common problems US citizens face with their financial planning, along with some solutions.

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on June 06, 2019 in American Expatriates.

Financial planning for a stay-at-home spouse

Financial planning for a stay-at-home spouse

Most families tend to focus on the primary breadwinner when they take out life insurance as it’s easy to comprehend how losing their income would impact the household. However, people tend to overlook the huge non-financial contribution of a stay-at-home parent. Verena Malherbe investigates.

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Verena Malherbe

Verena Malherbe

Posted on June 06, 2019 in Financial Planning.