Decisions you make about how to manage your finances can have a huge impact on your future, and so to protect consumers from bad advice there are some areas of finance that are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Here’s a summary of the regulated advice services offered through Hatch.
Jennie came to me to help her decide whether to buy a house (or not!). Now ten years into her career she was in a position, with some help from her parents, to buy a house. The problem was that she wasn’t sure that was really what she wanted.
All the conflicting advice she was receiving was preventing her from getting clarity on the potential financial implications of buying, or not buying, a house.
Sending children to university is often an important goal for parents. A large part of the costs will be paid by the student maintenance loan but scholarships or part time work by the child might also come into play. However, many parents find that they want to give additional support to their children, if they can afford to do so. Here’s why parents often feel the need to provide additional support for their children at university, and how to plan for that in advance.
A period of unemployment is rarely a good thing unless its planned and intentional. For the times when that’s not the case, you want to make sure you’re as prepared as possible.
I’ve worked with a number of people who have had such a period, probably more than you might think! Today I want to give you my top 3 things that you can do to make sure you’re as prepared as possible.
I recently had an annual review with one of my clients Tiago who shared something we hadn’t previously spoken about. His move to the UK.
Six months before we spoke Tiago had moved from Portugal to the UK. It was an interesting process for him to say the least even if the move has generally been a great success. It’s been a really rewarding time for him and to anyone thinking about it, he’d highly recommend a move abroad.