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

Easter Market Update

Sometimes it pays to just stand back and see where we are. So far, this Spring has been the busiest we have experienced since 2008. It feels as though Middle England has woken up from its 5 year Euro-Zone induced … Read the rest

Budget 2013: Help to Buy Scheme

The Chancellor announced a £5.4 billion package of financial support to tackle long-term problems in the housing market at Budget, including the launch of Help to Buy – which offers two schemes aimed at helping those who want to get … Read the rest