Investment market update: October 2019

Investment market update: October 2019

Welcome to our latest update on the investment market. We take a quick look at some of the key factors that influenced the stock market in October and could continue to do so over the coming months. The global economy continues to have a gloomy outlook. In October,...
7 things that could slow down buying a property

7 things that could slow down buying a property

Buying a property can feel like a marathon. If you’re hoping to move in quickly it can seem as though everything moves incredibly slowly, from waiting for a mortgage to be approved to hearing back from solicitors. However, being prepared and knowing what can slow down...
The pros and cons of marathon mortgages

The pros and cons of marathon mortgages

If you’re preparing to take out a mortgage, there are plenty of things to consider. Among them is how long you’ll pay back the loan for. As property prices have increased, it should come as no surprise that mortgages are getting longer. More homebuyers are choosing to...
5 ways financial planning can help if you’re self-employed

5 ways financial planning can help if you’re self-employed

Millions of people in the UK are now self-employed. Whether you work for yourself or are part of an industry where contracting is commonplace, it can place pressure on your finances. You need to manage your financial situation and potentially plan for periods where...