The Story of a Wannabe Landlord

The Story of a Wannabe Landlord

The blog is back and from now on in subject’s tackled are all suggestions by the readers. Therefore thanks to Dan & Helen on Facebook for inspiring the subject matter in this one. Before … Read the rest

Think charisma is something you’re born with?

Think charisma is something you’re born with?

Think again. Max Dickins – comedian, radio presenter and author – thinks that everyone has it in them to be a compelling public speaker; you just need to find your voice.

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Ready for some financial spring cleaning?

Ready for some financial Spring cleaning?

Addressing your personal finances is precisely the sort of methodical, slightly dull but immensely satisfying activity that Spring – and all its promise of a bright new start – is perfect for. Yet unlike … Read the rest

Why should you invest in property?

A short guide to the pros and cons of property investment

It took some time, but steadily, inexorably, the UK economy has shifted into a new upward economic cycle. The symptoms are consistent economic growth, falling unemployment and, at last, … Read the rest

Is the housing bubble about to burst?

Prices have risen for so long that a market crash will be very hard to swallow

Martin Stewart is managing director of London Money

If anyone tells you they know the answer to that question, they are lying. It would … Read the rest

Trust me, I’m a financial services advisor

Nothing sticks like bad headlines and when it comes to financial services, there have been plenty. Since the financial crisis, consumers have lost faith in many previously trusted finance providers and it’s easy to see why. Bad advice and a Read the rest

Face up to financial planning

You might be one of the rare people who started saving for a deposit when they were six, keep a spreadsheet of their expenditure updated daily and have been paying into a pension – but not the state kind – Read the rest

Top 5 Ways to Save

One of my grandmother’s favourite anecdotes is the story of a particular spend thrifty couple. When this couple want to save up some money, they eat nothing but egg and chips until they’ve saved what they need. On the back Read the rest

Should I still invest in buy to let?

The answer is simple. Yes. No. Maybe..? In truth, the answer depends on the individual. There’s never ‘one size fits all’ when it comes to finance; what might be right for one of our clients could be totally unsuitable … Read the rest