Should you defer taking your state pension?

Should you defer taking your state pension?

I have always been sceptical about state pension deferment mainly because I, like many other people, fundamentally do not trust the government.  Why would the government offer to pay you more money to defer your state pension unless it saved the government money?...
Women and investments

Women and investments

In my personal experience female investors tend to be lower risk investors than their male counterparts.  I have lost count of the number of times a husband’s attitude to investment risk has scored higher than his wife’s.  I estimate that in 9 out of 10 cases this is...
Good Money Week

Good Money Week

The title of this week’s blog has no doubt intrigued our readers. Good Money Week is the campaign to help grow and raise awareness of sustainable, responsible and ethical finance. This year, it takes place between 5th –  11th October 2019. This organisation...
Why the status quo is bad for you

Why the status quo is bad for you

Status Quo is an English rock band who plays boogie rock as many of our older clients know.  They have had a long list of hits over the years. Particularly memorable songs include Caroline, Rockin’ All Over The World, Down Down et al.  These hits were at the pinnacle...