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New Years Resolutions

Around 50% of us make New Year’s Resolutions and “sort the finances out” must be one of the most popular: but that’s a little vague – it’s more a wish than a firm commitment to take action. Looking at the … Continue reading

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The New Help to Buy ISA – Windsor

During the 2015 Budget announcement, the Chancellor, George Osborne revealed a new type of ISA, to be made available to the public in the Autumn of this year. The Help to Buy ISA is sure to be of interest to … Continue reading

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Pension Drawdown Freedom – Windsor

The new pension freedoms are great news for savers, with more flexibility and options for retirement now available. However, the freedoms also come with a level of risk, particularly for that first wave of savers looking to exercise their new … Continue reading

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Pensions vs ISA’s – Windsor

Many of our clients will be aware of the tax advantages that can come from using an ISA or a pension to save for your future. If you are not currently a client however, or are unfamiliar with the tax … Continue reading

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Property Prices Update – Windsor

Greater caution appears to be being exercised across the UK housing market as house price momentum slowed to the same level it was 16 months ago, according to the latest Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Residential Market Survey. Nationally, … Continue reading

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Buildings & Contents insurance on flood plain – Windsor

My house is on the Flood Plain in Windsor and I thought I would ring around to get some comparisons for Buildings and Contents insurance.  In many cases it is difficult to get Home and Contents Insurance if you are … Continue reading

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Understanding Active vs Passive Strategies – Windsor

The debate about whether a passive or an active investment strategy produces a better return for investors is one that has rumbled amongst financial planners for as long as passive strategies have been in existence. For you as a client, … Continue reading

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