Welcome to our blog, Finding True Wealth. Being "wealthy" means different things to different people. For some it can refer to their money and assets but for others it may mean financial freedom and having the means to fulfil life goals etc. Here we'll include articles to help you on your way to find your "True Wealth".
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This year is the 25th anniversary of World Book Day, which aims to encourage a love of books and reading in children. To celebrate, find 10 fantastic children’s books you can still enjoy as an adult here.
The Bank of England has increased its interest base rate. At first glance, this may seem like good news for savers, but the high rate of inflation means you could still be losing value in real terms.
The government is reviewing the State Pension, and there are suggestions that the State Pension Age could rise. The outcome of the review may affect your retirement plans.
Going through a divorce is difficult, so it’s not surprising that many couples are failing to consider their long-term future and whether they need to discuss splitting pensions. Research by Legal & General reveals that nearly a quarter (24%) of people waive their rights to one of the marriage’s most valuable assets: their ex-spouse’s retirement fund. If […]
If you’re creating a financial plan as a couple, you should always consider the financial consequences of one of you passing away. If one person’s income or assets are vital for the household’s financial security, their death could leave the other person in financial difficulty. Because of this, you might be asking yourself if your […]
As we head into 2022 you might want to add some finance books to your reading list to broaden your knowledge and give you more confidence when dealing with financial matters. There are hundreds of books to choose from, whether you want an introduction to the basics or are ready to dive into some of […]
When you put on music, you may choose tunes that suit your mood. But have you ever considered how the music you choose could affect how you’re feeling? Research suggests music can have a much greater impact on mental wellbeing than you have considered before. During the Covid lockdowns, many people’s mental health was affected. […]
Your State Pension may only make up a relatively small portion of your retirement income, but it’s an important part of it, which is why it’s crucial you understand your entitlement. A recent BBC report revealed that more than 134,000 elderly people have not been paid their full State Pension, something that shows many people […]
Accessing and paying for care have become big issues. As more people live longer, more people will inevitably need some level of support as they get older. Yet one media report reveals that, between 2000 and 2019, up to 330,000 homes were sold by vulnerable pensioners to pay for their care, which included help getting […]
A recent article in Money Expert revealed that, in the first half of 2021, scammers stole £355.3 million from victims using bank transfer fraud. It’s the first time the amount taken using this type of fraud has exceeded the amount stolen through credit cards. According to the article, if the amount of money lost to […]