Raising a deposit to get on the property ladder can feel like a monumental task – particularly as official statistics show the average UK house price in September was £234,000.
As Christmas draws closer, retailers are gearing up for huge shopping bonanzas, with dramatic price reductions, grab-it-or-miss-it offers and ticking countdown clocks all designed to make you spend, spend, spend.
Seeking legal advice can be daunting; especially for older people, but you can rest assured that you will be in good hands if you select one of these four solicitors. That’s because this hand-picked selection of legal advisors, below, are all affiliated to the Solicitors for Older People Scotland (SOPS), which means that each of them are qualified to give clear guidance on the issues surrounding your financial affairs.
Would you up sticks and move away from your area if you were offered better career prospects or a bigger salary?
It may still be too early for many people to want to think about Christmas (unless you’re one of those hyper-organised types who starts preparing almost a year in advance).
Talk about cash and the problems accessing physical money has been getting louder.
If you want to sell your home before Christmas, there’s still time – well, if you act fast. New analysis suggests those wanting to secure a buyer before Santa arrives need to get their property on the market this week.
Being good with your money can be about more than just bagging a bargain in the shops, or getting favourable returns on your savings.
Life insurance can provide vital cash for your family just when they need it most – if you die or are diagnosed with a critical illness.
Many of us will borrow money at some point during our lives. But for some people, the options may be more limited – and more expensive – perhaps because they’ve struggled financially in the past.
Financial advisor-turned-author Max Horne says we must spread important message that money education is vital for the next generation.