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.
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.
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.
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.