Planning ahead for your later life care

We're all living longer and costly later-life care for many is becoming a reality. It's vital to start planning early to help cover the costs

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Gifting in your lifetime to reduce inheritance tax

As well as being there to see your family's enjoyment, gifting is also a great way to reduce the value of your estate for Inheritance Tax

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What happens to my pension when I die?

There are several different types of pension, each one with varying rules that apply depending on whether you die before or after your retire

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9 ways to reduce the inheritance tax bill for your family

There are many ways to reduce inheritance tax for your family. A good financial planner might be able to help you eliminate it completely.

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Setting up trusts and gifting in your lifetime

Make sure more of your wealth is on passed to your loved ones; setting up trusts and gifting can help reduce any inheritance tax due

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5 steps to prepare financially before your death

No one wants to think about their death, but preparing financially could spare your loved ones unnecessary distress and financial expense

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Why everyone should set up a Power of Attorney

As we get older, there are a few fundamental ‘financial housekeeping’ steps -o ne of the most important is setting up a Power of Attorney

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The four key stages of financial business planning

Kerry McCaughan looks at four critical stages of family financial business planning: protection, profit, succession and inheritance

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Brothers disagreeing over family inheritance

How to stop family disputes over an inheritance

Family disputes over money and inheritance are on the rise, with more people in England and Wales turning to the courts to contest a will than ever before

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Are your children ready to take on your inheritance?

Are your children ready to take on your inheritance?

If you plan to leave a significant inheritance to your children, make sure they have the know-how to manage it sensibly?

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