Investments

2018 Market Review: the rocky road

It was shaping up to be a quietly reasonable 2018 for markets until October, when significant volatility spread across all regions. So, for many investors, last year was a challenging period.

Skipton Insight: what's next for Brexit?

Skipton Financial Advisers | Market Update 2

After yesterday’s resounding parliamentary defeat, the UK’s future relationship with the European Union (EU) remains deeply uncertain.

Are you an emotional investor?

As human beings, we tend to react on our instinct and emotions when making decisions – particularly when things go wrong.

2018 Autumn Budget: What does it mean for your personal finances?

2017 Autumn Budget Skipton Financial Advisers

For weeks, we’ve seen a large build-up of speculation on what to expect from this year’s Autumn Budget, particularly around pensions – with Philip Hammond describing tax relief as “eye wateringly expensive.”

Skipton Insight: counting down to Brexit

It’s crunch time for Brexit talks. The deadline for agreeing the terms of Britain’s exit from the EU is fast approaching, and there’s still so much to decide. Can an agreement be reached, or will the UK exit the EU with no deal?

Skipton Insight Webcast: How we choose suitable funds for our customers

How and where you invest your money can potentially have a huge impact on your returns. Find out more here.

Interest rates go up. But why now?

Bank of England - Base rate

Only recently, savers were left feeling thwarted by the Bank of England’s decision to freeze base rate in May. Find out more.